Dagenham Heathway tube station

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Dagenham Heathway London Underground
Dagenham Heathway tube station 2005-12-10 05.jpg
Westbound platform
Dagenham Heathway is located in Greater London
Dagenham Heathway
Dagenham Heathway
Location of Dagenham Heathway in Greater London
Location Dagenham
Local authority London Borough of Barking and Dagenham
Managed by London Underground
Number of platforms 2
Accessible Yes [1]
Fare zone 5
London Underground annual entry and exit
2010 Decrease 4.200 million[2]
2011 Increase 4.71 million[2]
2012 Increase 4.91 million[2]
2013 Increase 5.16 million[2]
Key dates
1932 Opened by London, Midland and Scottish Railway
1948 Ownership transferred to British Railways
1969 Ownership transferred to London Transport
Other information
Lists of stations
Portal icon London Transport portalCoordinates: 51°32′30″N 0°08′49″E / 51.54166°N 0.14694°E / 51.54166; 0.14694

Dagenham Heathway is a London Underground station on the District line located in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham. It is in London fare zone 5.

History[edit]

The station was opened in 1932. The station was constructed and initially operated by the London, Midland and Scottish Railway with services provided by the District line from the outset. The station was called Heathway when it first opened, changing to its present name in 1949.

Design[edit]

It is of similar design to Upney and Elm Park with the platforms arranged on a central island with a long sloping walkway connection to the ticket hall. The 1930s station buildings were extensively refubished during 2005 and 2006.

Location[edit]

It is between Becontree and Dagenham East stations in Dagenham.

Services[edit]

Typical off-peak service from the station is:

  • 12 tph (trains per hour) to Upminster
  • 6 tph to Wimbledon via Tower Hill
  • 6 tph to Richmond via Tower Hill
Preceding station   Underground no-text.svg London Underground   Following station
District line
towards Upminster

Connections[edit]

London Buses routes 173; 174 and 175 serve the station with 145 and 364 within 3 minute walk from the station.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Step free Tube Guide" (PDF). Transport for London. Archived from the original on 26 January 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Multi-year station entry-and-exit figures" (XLS). London Underground station passenger usage data. Transport for London. 2014. Retrieved 27 July 2014.