Kirkgate Railway Station

Kirkgate was at one time the only station in Wakefield being built around 1840 the present building was erected around the late 1850's. When the line was first opened it was run by the Manchester and Leeds Railway Company. In 1867 a second railway station was built in Wakefield, Westgate Railway Station. Westgate has now become the main station for Wakefield. Kirkgate is mainly for goods