Chadwell Heath railway station

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Chadwell Heath National Rail
Chadwell Heath stn building.JPG
Station building and entrance
Chadwell Heath is located in Greater London
Chadwell Heath
Chadwell Heath
Location of Chadwell Heath in Greater London
Location Chadwell Heath
Local authority London Borough of Redbridge
Managed by Abellio Greater Anglia
Station code CTH
Number of platforms 4
Accessible Yes
Fare zone 5
National Rail annual entry and exit
2007–08 Increase 2.353 million[1]
2008–09 Decrease 2.247 million[1]
2009–10 Decrease 1.978 million[1]
2010–11 Increase 2.145 million[1]
2011–12 Increase 2.229 million[1]
2012–13 Increase 2.346 million[1]
Key dates
1864 Opened
Other information
Lists of stations
External links
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Portal icon UK Railways portalCoordinates: 51°34′04″N 0°07′45″E / 51.5678°N 0.1292°E / 51.5678; 0.1292

Chadwell Heath railway station is on the Great Eastern Main Line in Chadwell Heath, which straddles the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham and the London Borough of Redbridge in east London. It is approximately 9 miles (14 km) down-line from London Liverpool Street and is situated between Goodmayes and Romford. Its three-letter station code is CTH and it is in Travelcard Zone 5.[2]

The station was opened in 1864 by the Eastern Counties Railway. It is currently managed by Abellio Greater Anglia. Train services call at Chadwell Heath as part of the Shenfield-Liverpool Street stopping "metro" service. From 2018, the station will be fully served by Crossrail, linking Chadwell Heath to additional stations in central London as well as Reading and London Heathrow Airport.[3] The Crossrail service will initially replace the Shenfield-Liverpool Street "metro" from May 2015.

History[edit]

Chadwell Heath station was opened on 11 January 1864, and is built on the site of Wangey House, one of Dagenham's oldest buildings dating back to 1250. Wangey House was partly demolished when the Eastern Counties Railway built the line in the 1830s; the last surviving portion was demolished when the London & North Eastern Railway widened the line in 1901.[citation needed]

Chadwell Heath was the focus for the housing estate temporary railway built for the construction of the Becontree estate in the period 1926-33.

Services[edit]

The following services currently call at Chadwell Heath:

Operator Route Material Typical frequency Notes
Abellio Greater Anglia London Liverpool Street - Stratford - (Maryland) - (Forest Gate) - (Manor Park) - Ilford - Seven Kings - Goodmayes - Chadwell Heath - Romford - Gidea Park - Harold Wood - Brentwood - Shenfield Class 315 6x per hour

Connections[edit]

London Buses routes 62, 86, 173, 362, 368 and night route N86 serve the station.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Station usage estimates". Rail statistics. Office of Rail Regulation.  Please note: Some methodology may vary year on year.
  2. ^ "Buses from Romford". Transport for London. 
  3. ^ http://www.tfl.gov.uk/corporate/media/newscentre/archive/27439.aspx

External links[edit]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Abellio Greater Anglia
  Future development  
Crossrail
Line 1
towards Shenfield
  Abandoned works  
Great Eastern Railway