Brookmans Park railway station

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Brookmans Park National Rail
Brookmans Park
The station's 4 platforms
Location
Place Brookmans Park
Local authority Welwyn Hatfield
Grid reference TL241040
Operations
Station code BPK
Managed by First Capital Connect
Number of platforms 4
Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2002/03   0.136 million
2004/05 Increase 0.144 million
2005/06 Increase 0.150 million
2006/07 Increase 0.167 million
2007/08 Increase 0.186 million
2008/09 Increase 0.199 million
2009/10 Decrease 0.192 million
2010/11 Increase 0.204 million
2011/12 Increase 0.209 million
2012/13 Increase 0.221 million
History
Key dates Opened 19 July 1926 (19 July 1926)
Original company London and North Eastern Railway
Post-grouping London and North Eastern Railway
19 July 1926 Station opened
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Brookmans Park from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Brookmans Park railway station serves the village of Brookmans Park in Hertfordshire, England. The station is located 14 miles 37 chains (23.3 km) north of London Kings Cross on the East Coast Main Line, on the stretch between Finsbury Park and Hatfield.[1][2]

History[edit]

The station was opened by the London and North Eastern Railway (LNER) on 19 July 1926.[3]

Facilities[edit]

In Autumn 2008, a Shere self-service ticket machine was installed opposite the booking office window, replacing an earlier Avantix self-service machine.

Station layout[edit]

The station has four platforms in total, with an island platform on the west side serving northbound services and another island platform serving southbound services which lies to the east. The station car park parallels the island platforms to the east.

The platforms are reached by a steep footbridge, the station building (an LNER survivor) being a part-time booking office at the NW extremity of the station. [4]

Ticket Office Opening Times & Station Staffing Hours[edit]

Below are the current opening and staffing times for Brookmans Park, as of 2010.[5]

Ticket Office Hours
Day Opens Closes
Monday to Friday 06:50 10:00
Saturday - -
Sunday - -
Station Staffing Hours
Day From Until
Monday to Friday 06:35 10:15
Saturday - -
Sunday - -

Route[edit]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
First Capital Connect
Great Northern stopping

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yonge, John (September 2006) [1994]. Jacobs, Gerald, ed. 2: Eastern. Railway Track Diagrams (3rd ed.). Bradford on Avon: Trackmaps. map 15A. ISBN 0-9549866-2-8. 
  2. ^ Baker, S.K. (April 2007) [1977]. Rail Atlas Great Britain & Ireland (11th ed.). Hersham: Oxford Publishing Co. p. 24, section A2. ISBN 978-0-86093-602-2. 0704/K. 
  3. ^ Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. p. 46. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508. 
  4. ^ "Brookmans Park Station Plan". National Rail. Archived from the original on 2011-06-29. 
  5. ^ "Brookmans Park". First Capital Connect. Archived from the original on 2008-12-31. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 51°43′16″N 0°12′18″W / 51.721°N 0.205°W / 51.721; -0.205