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Located about midway on the Leeds to Carforth. Hellifield is also about 3 miles south east of Settle junction and Located about 10 miles North West of Skipton.
Railway type and traffic
Most of the local services to Carlisle are operated by 156 multiple units.
Local services to Carnforth are operated by 142s, 144s or 156s. There are a number of freight services operated by DB Schenker/Freightliner/DRS.
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Hellifield is situated on the western side of the Pennines. The weather may change at any time. It would be advisable to have warm clothing to hand.
There is a car park at the station.
There is a train roughly every 2 hours in each direction to Leeds and Carlisle. There are also 4 trains a day from Lancaster and Morecambe.Click here to set up your location for directions to this location
There is a cafe on the station, open every day until 4pm (except Mondays). There are also shops in the local village.
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Hellifield general view map
Hellifield close up map
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The station has semaphore signals, so you get a few minutes notice before a train arrives. To the east is Hellifield South Junction. The West Coast diversions and some freight turn off south here ,towards Clitheroe, the rest continue towards Skipton.
Links to photographs at this location
Northern Railways - Helifield
Settle and Carlisle Diversions
General views - All photographs © Craig Allan unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking east
This view shows a diverted service heading away from the station and crossing over to the Clitheroe line to travel onwards to Manchester.
Fig 2 - Looking east
Similar positon ot Fig 1 showing a service arriving at Hellifield.
Fig 3 - Looking west
This view shows a southbound service. The station has some quite ornate iron work. But unfortunately the end of the platform is fenced off at this point. So this is as far as you can get.
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