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Chapeltown station viewed from the entrance from the Asda supermarket. Recent improvements are visible, including new signage, lighting and the passenger information display systems (visible on platform 2)
|Location|| Chapeltown, City of Sheffield |
|Managed by||Northern Trains|
|Transit authority||Travel South Yorkshire|
|Classification||DfT category F1|
|1897||first station opened|
|1984||present station opened|
Passenger statistics from the Office of Rail and Road
Chapeltown railway station, originally known as Chapeltown South, is a railway station in Chapeltown, a district of Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England. The station is 7.25 miles (12 km) north of Sheffield on the Hallam and Penistone Lines.
The present station was the first to be opened under the governance of the South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive in 1984;the original station, just over a quarter-mile or 600 m nearer to Barnsley, closed at the same time. The platforms, shown in the photograph of the old station looking towards the new station just visible in the distance, were retained, the Barnsley-bound platform being used as a walkway to connect the original access to the new station.
CCTV was installed in March 2008 for the purposes of crime prevention[ citation needed ]. Improvements to the station included new signs, lighting, nosing on the steps, and for the first time, installation of passenger information display screens (passenger information system) to provide real-time service information.
The station featured in an episode of the 8th season of the BBC documentary series Great British Railway Journeys in January 2017 - presenter Michael Portillo began the third leg of his journey from Blackpool to Harwich there, visiting local beauty spot Wharncliffe Crags before later rejoining the train at the station to travel on to Sheffield, Conisbrough and Doncaster.
The concrete platforms each have a "bus stop" style waiting shelter, along with timetable information boards, CIS displays and bench seating; a customer help point is located on platform 2. Though the station is unmanned, a self-service ticket machine is provided for travellers to buy them prior to boarding or collect advance purchase tickets. The station is not listed as accessible on the National Rail website, but there is step-free access to the southbound side via the supermarket car park and along the pathway from Sussex Road northbound (along the old station platform).
Services run twice an hour Monday to Saturday to Sheffield (hourly on Sundays) and hourly to Huddersfield on the Penistone Line and Leeds on the Hallam Line respectively (two-hourly Sundays).
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The present Silkstone Common railway station, which opened by British Rail on 14 May 1983 serves the village of Silkstone Common, near Barnsley in South Yorkshire, England. The station is 3 miles (4.8 km) west of Barnsley on the Penistone Line between Huddersfield and Sheffield.
Dodworth railway station serves the village of Dodworth, in the Metropolitan Borough of Barnsley, South Yorkshire, England. The station is 2 miles 71 chains (4.6 km) west of Barnsley on the Penistone Line between Huddersfield and Sheffield.
Denby Dale railway station serves the village of Denby Dale, in West Yorkshire, England and the surrounding area. It lies on the Penistone Line 9.5 miles (15 km) south east of Huddersfield and is operated by Northern. Opened by the Huddersfield & Sheffield Junction Railway in 1850, it originally had two platforms but lost the northbound one when the Clayton West Junction to Penistone section was singled in 1969. The line from the south is carried above the village on an impressive 21-arch stone viaduct which is over 100 feet (30 m) high.
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