New £8m Wakefield railway station officially opens

Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has officially opened the new eight million pound Westgate railway station in Wakefield.

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"We are spending a lot of money on stations," says Transport Secretary

The Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin was in Wakefield this morning to officially open the new Westgate train station. The 8-million-pound building was also blessed by the Bishop of Wakefield, The Right Reverend Stephen Platten.

The new station has taken around year to construct and is now accessible from Mulberry way. Inside it has a new travel centre, ticket gates, and waiting rooms.

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