Train travel offers a practical and economical alternative to the car for many journeys, whether commuting, travelling for business or travelling for leisure.

Swinton station, which is less than 800 metres (a steady 10-minute walk) from the Carlisle Park development, provides regular links to Sheffield, Rotherham and Doncaster.  There are currently three trains per hour to Sheffield, Meadowhall and Rotherham and two trains per hour to Doncaster. All services through Swinton station are operated by Northern Rail and you can find out about ticket options, latest offers and travel updates by visiting – they even have a free smartphone app for travel information on the move.

For more information on rail travel including, information on station facilities, live departures, ticketing options visit The website also as a handy online journey planner which can tell you the time of your next train and allows you to book your tickets.

Personalised Pocket Train Timetables

You can create a personalised timetable at the National Rail website, and download it as a PDF document for printing at your leisure. You can create a timetable for up to 3 separate departure or arrival stations, selecting the days, dates and times of travel times to suit you. You can personalise the timetable further to show all or some intermediate stations or the services of particular routes. Timetables are available for the next 12 weeks and will include any known changes to train times.

To create a personalised train timetables click here .

Useful Links:

  • Online Journey Planner

    The South Yorkshire online journey planner lets you plan a journey by train, bus or tram. All you do is simply enter details of where you are travelling from and to, then the system will do the rest.

    To visit the journey planner please click here.
  • South Yorkshire Train Timetables

    If you would like to view a timetable for rail services within South Yorkshire you can download them from the Travel South Yorkshire website by clicking here.
  • National Rail Enquiries

    Find train times and book tickets ... plus much more.

    Visit the National Rail Enquiries website by clicking here.

    Alternatively you can call 03457 48 49 50.
  • Live departure boards

    View live departure and arrival information for your chosen station can be found by clicking here.
  • Travel tools

    Access a wide range of useful travel tools such as 'TrainTracker' by clicking here.
  • Ticketing Information

    For information on ticket options for Northern Rail services click here .