In the past signwriters have been unsure as to the correct spelling of Cross Gates, with "Cross Gates" on the westbound platform and "Crossgates" on one sign on the eastbound platform. The correct spelling remains open, but , only the "Cross Gates" spelling is shown.
Monday to Saturday daytime there is a half-hourly service to Leeds City with most services going beyond to Bradford Interchange and onwards to Blackpool North or Huddersfield. Evenings and Sundays the service is hourly only. (Sundays to Blackpool North). Eastbound there is an hourly service to York and Selby respectively during Monday to Saturday daytimes. Evenings and Sundays there is an hourly service to York.
07:44 to Manchester Airport calling at Leeds, Dewsbury, Huddersfield, Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport.
17:18 to Middlesbrough calling at York, Thirsk, Northallerton, Yarm, Thornaby and Middlesbrough.
Until 1963 passenger services existed between Cross Gates and Wetherby railway station. The Cross Gates to Wetherby line was closed under the Beeching Axe. Alternative routes to Scarborough existed along this line as well as raceday specials to......