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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 Railway Station

Brighouse Railway station re-opened in 2000 after being closed for more than 30 years. The station was originally opened in 1840 under the company Manchester and Leeds Railway. The station's importance had declined due to other railway lines connecting Manchester and Leeds were built via Halifax and Huddersfield.

Brighouse Railway Station caters for 64,419 people per year (2004-2005). It has hourly services to Bradford, Leeds and Selby, Huddersfield and Wakefied. Leeds-Dewsbury-Brighouse-Sowerby Bridge-Hebden Bridge route also stops at Brighouse.


Platform 1, towards: Huddersfield, Leeds (Dewsbury), Wakefield and London Kings Cross
Platform 2, towards: Hebden Bridge, Leeds Halifax and Selby.

Proposals for a line running from Bradford to London via Brighouse were submitted in 2007 and approved. There are 3 trains per day to London Kings Cross from Brighouse, operated by Grand Central Railway.

You can find more information about the train times here.

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Information about the Station

Brighouse Railway Station is an unstaffed station however you can contact customer relations on: 0845 00 00 125. It is located on Railway street, off Huddersfield road.

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