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 www.northernrail.org – 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 www.nationalrail.co.uk. 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.
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 .