Gidea Park railway station

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Gidea Park National Rail
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Gidea Park is located in Greater London
Gidea Park
Gidea Park
Location of Gidea Park in Greater London
Location Gidea Park
Local authority London Borough of Havering
Managed by Abellio Greater Anglia
Station code GDP
Number of platforms 4
Fare zone 6
National Rail annual entry and exit
2007–08 Increase 3.173 million[1]
2008–09 Decrease 2.587 million[1]
2009–10 Decrease 2.401 million[1]
2010–11 Increase 2.467 million[1]
2011–12 Increase 2.524 million[1]
2012–13 Increase 2.587 million[1]
Key dates
1910 Opened
Other information
Lists of stations
External links
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Portal icon UK Railways portalCoordinates: 51°34′55″N 0°12′23″E / 51.582°N 0.2063°E / 51.582; 0.2063

Gidea Park railway station is a railway station at Gidea Park in the London Borough of Havering in east London. It was opened as Squirrels Heath & Gidea Park on 1 December 1910 by the Great Eastern Railway on their main line.

The station is approximately 13 miles from London Liverpool Street.

Ticket barriers are in operation.

Train services are provided by Abellio Greater Anglia and the station is in Travelcard Zone 6. It is planned that Crossrail will stop here from May 2019.[2]

Accidents and incidents[edit]

  • On 2 January 1947, an express passenger train overran signals and was in a rear-end collision with another passenger train. Seven people were killed and 45 were hospitalised.[3]

Train Services[edit]

The following services currently call at Gidea Park:

Operator Route Material 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
Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Abellio Greater Anglia
Abellio Greater Anglia
  Future Development  
Crossrail
Line 1
towards Shenfield

Connections[edit]

London Buses Routes 294, 347, 496 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. ^ http://www.tfl.gov.uk/corporate/media/newscentre/archive/27439.aspx
  3. ^ Earnshaw, Alan (1991). Trains in Trouble: Vol. 7. Penryn: Atlantic Books. p. 30. ISBN 0-906899-50-8. 

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