Fitzwilliam Country Park and Ride

We have invested £700,000 from the West Yorkshire-plus Transport fund to add a further 108 new parking spaces to Fitzwilliam railway station car park.

Opened in April 2018, the extension took the total number of rail park and ride spaces in the county to 5,000.

In addition to more parking spaces, funding was also used to improve CCTV coverage and low energy LED lighting as well as provide new bat boxes and hedgehog houses, to support local wildlife. Six new blue badge parking spaces were also created.

Fitzwilliam railway station is one of 15 projects within our Rail Park and Ride Programme designed to extend car parks and improve residents’ access to jobs, training and leisure opportunities in urban centres.

Latest news

More than 100 new, free park and ride spaces available for Fitzwilliam rail station users

Work to extend the car parking at Fitzwilliam railway station underway

Project Lead: West Yorkshire Combined Authority
District/Area: Wakefield
Business case summary: -
Funding: West Yorkshire-plus Transport Fund- £0.715 million
Project Status: Activity 6 - Delivery
Start and end dates: Opened April 2018
Delivery partners: Wakefield Metropolitan & District Council
Other funders: None
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