Leeds Station :: Shared Description

Leeds railway station is the second busiest railway station in England outside of London. It is one of 19 stations managed by Network Rail.
Leeds is an important hub on the British rail network. The station is the terminus of the Leeds branch of the East Coast Main Line which provides high speed inter-city services to London and is an important stop on the CrossCountry network between Scotland, the Midlands and South West England connecting to major cities such as Birmingham, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Derby, Nottingham, Reading, Bristol, Exeter, Plymouth and Penzance. There are also regular inter-city services to major destinations throughout Northern England including Manchester, Liverpool, Newcastle and Sheffield. It is also the terminus for trains running on the scenic Settle to Carlisle line.
Leeds is a major hub for local and regional destinations across Yorkshire such as to York, Scarborough, Hull, Doncaster and Sheffield. The station lies at the heart of the Metro commuter network for West Yorkshire providing services to Bradford, Wakefield, Dewsbury, Huddersfield and Halifax.
With 25 million passenger entries and exits between April 2011 and March 2012, Leeds is the busiest railway station in the North of England and the third-busiest railway station in the United Kingdom outside London, after Birmingham New Street and Glasgow Central.
by N Chadwick
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SE2933 : Aggregates through Leeds station by Stephen Craven
SE2933 : Turbostar at Leeds by Stephen Craven
SE2933 : Inside Leeds Station by N Chadwick
SE3033 : Empty to depot by Stephen Craven
SE2933 : Whose train is it anyway? by Stephen Craven
SE2933 : Leeds station, new southern entrance escalators by Stephen Craven
SE2933 : Leeds Station by N Chadwick
SE2933 : Virgin Trains East Coast HST at Leeds by Stephen Craven
SE2933 : "James Herriot" at Leeds by Stephen Craven
SE3033 : A long Pacer train by Stephen Craven
SE2933 : Deutsche Bahn comes to Leeds by Stephen Craven
SE2933 : Queens Hotel, porte cochere with town shields by Alan Murray-Rust
SE2933 : Dark Neville Street, under Leeds railway station by Stephen Craven
SE2933 : Leeds Station by N Chadwick
SE2933 : Rear entrance to Leeds railway station by Stephen Craven
SE2933 : Former railway offices, City Square by Alan Murray-Rust
SE3033 : East out of Leeds by Gerald England
SE2933 : Leeds Railway Station by JThomas
SE2933 : New train from Leeds to Manchester by Stephen Craven
SE2933 : Station entrance and offices by Bob Harvey
SE2933 : Leeds station - Stopper to York  by Stephen Craven
SE2933 : Transpennine train at Leeds by Stephen Craven
SE2933 : Art Deco shopfront by Bob Harvey
SE2933 : No call for telephones by Alan Murray-Rust
SE2933 : Bird's eye view of Leeds railway station by Stephen Craven

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Created: Wed, 15 Oct 2014, Updated: Sat, 18 Oct 2014

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