Gargrave railway station serves the village of Gargrave in North Yorkshire, England. It is 30mi north-west of Leeds on the Leeds to Morecambe Line operated by Northern who also manage the station.The station was opened on 30 July 1849 by the "little" North Western Railway, later taken over by the Midland Railway. The original stone shelters survive on each platform, but the main wooden station building is now in private use.FacilitiesIt is unstaffed and has no ticket machine, so passengers must buy tickets in advance or on the train. Train running information is provided by timetable posters and telephone, though Northern have plans to install digital information screens here as part of an improvement package for various rural stations on this route in the coming years. Step-free access is only possible for southbound travellers, as the northbound platform can only be reached via steps from the road bridge.Pennine WayThe Pennine Way, a long distance path, crosses the railway a few hundred yards to the west of the station.ServicesMonday to Saturdays there are ten services per day from Gargrave southbound to Leeds whilst northbound there are services to Carlisle and Morecambe (five per day, including one through train to Heysham Port).