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Quick Facts

» Name originates from a building close to the bridge over the river Calder.
» Links to Leeds, Manchester and Halifax.
» Home of the world famous Brighouse and Rastrick Band.
» Second largest town in calderdale.
»Population of around 32,198 people.

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Brighouse Travel

Brighouse Train Station

Brighouse has its own unstaffed train station. It is a small station with links to Huddersfield, Halifax, Leeds and London. From there you can access major train stations across the UK.

Services to Leeds and Halifax are provided by Northern Rail with London services run by Gran Central Railways.

A large, free car park (65 places) is available across the road from the station as seen in the map.

Live Departures

Brighouse Bus Station

Update (January 2009): The new £2.38m bus station redevelopment has now started and should be completed early 2009. The new station will have;

  • 24 hour CCTV
  • Electronic notice boards proving real time information
  • More comfortable
  • Enclosed concourse

More than a million journeys are made to and from Brighouse bus station each year. The new bus shelter will hopefully be more comfortable and be subject to less vandalism.

The existing shelters will be demolished and replaced by a modern, six-stand, Drive-In-Reverse-Out (DIRO) facility with an enclosed concourse, electronic information, CCTV monitoring and new, high-quality flooring and seating. A new car park will be provided beside the bus station.

The station is due for redevelopment later this year. More

Coach Station

The nearest coach station is 12 miles away in Leeds.

Airport

Leeds Bradford Airport is 12 miles away from Brighouse and offers both domestic and flights to major European destinations. Both KLM and British Airways fly regularly to their Amsterdam and London hubs for transfers globally.

Manchester Airport is 30 miles away and provides direct services to North America, Asia, Middle East and Europe.

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