Hadley Wood railway station

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Hadley Wood
National Rail
Hadley Wood stn building.JPG
The 1960s built station building
Hadley Wood is located in Greater London
Hadley Wood
Hadley Wood
Location of Hadley Wood in Greater London
Location Hadley Wood
Local authority London Borough of Enfield
Grid reference TQ261169
Managed by First Capital Connect
Station code HDW
Number of platforms 4
Fare zone 6
National Rail annual entry and exit
2002–03  0.182 million[1]
2004–05 Increase 0.207 million[1]
2005–06 Increase 0.245 million[1]
2006–07 Increase 0.345 million[1]
2007–08 Increase 0.394 million[1]
2008–09 Increase 0.402 million[1]
2009–10 Decrease 0.353 million[1]
2010–11 Decrease 0.343 million[1]
2011–12 Decrease 0.338 million[1]
2012–13 Increase 0.382 million[1]
Key dates
1 May 1885 Station opened
Other information
Lists of stations
External links
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Portal icon UK Railways portalCoordinates: 51°40′08″N 0°10′34″W / 51.6688°N 0.1761°W / 51.6688; -0.1761

Hadley Wood railway station is in the London Borough of Enfield in north London, England. The station is in Travelcard Zone 6 and serves the suburb of Hadley Wood; it is managed and served by First Capital Connect.

The station has four platforms, but only the outer ones are in everyday use, with First Capital Connect services stopping there. Fast services use the central tracks and do not stop at the station. The inner platforms have recently been re-surfaced, although they are only used in emergency.


The station was opened on 1 May 1885 by the Great Northern Railway (GNR).[2]


There is a Shere self-service ticket machine at the station entrance, installed in Autumn 2008, replacing the previous (Avantix) machine.

Oyster pay as you go can now be used to and from this station as well as on the majority of National Rail services in Greater London. Customers should touch in and touch out at the validators to ensure they are charged the correct fare.


First Capital Connect Train Services[edit]

The service from the station runs to Moorgate on weekdays until 10pm and run into London Kings Cross after 10pm Mondays to Fridays and all day at weekends. Normally the service uses class 313 EMUs, as these are the only units cleared to Moorgate, although on weekends class 317 EMUs are sometimes used instead.

The typical off-peak service is three trains an hour to Moorgate, reduced to two after 7pm. Moorgate trains run only on weekdays up until 10pm: night and weekend trains run every 30 mins to Kings Cross. There are three trains an hour to Welwyn Garden City, reduced to two in the late evenings and at weekends.[3]

Timetables for Hadley Wood can be seen and downloaded here.

Bus Services[edit]

An infrequent bus service is provided at the stop across the road from the station by Transport for London bus route 399. This is a circular route from Barnet (the Spires) which serves Hadley Wood railway station on the return section of its journey. Buses run once an hour from this stop on Monday to Saturday from 10.06 until 14.06. There is no service on Sundays or public holidays.

A more frequent bus service to Potters Bar (Cranborne Road) or Arnos Grove tube station via Cockfosters tube station (bus 298) can be accessed from Cockfosters Road, a 10-15 minute walk from Hadley Wood railway station.

Ticket Office Opening Times & Station Staffing Hours[edit]

Below are the current opening and staffing times for Hadley Wood, as of 2010.[4]

Ticket Office Hours
Day Opens Closes
Monday to Friday 06:35 10:00
Saturday - -
Sunday - -
Station Staffing Hours
Day From Until
Monday to Friday 06:25 10:10
Saturday - -
Sunday - -



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


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Station usage estimates". Rail statistics. Office of Rail Regulation.  Please note: Some methodology may vary year on year.
  2. ^ Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. p. 111. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508. 
  3. ^ http://www.firstcapitalconnect.co.uk/Main.php?sEvent=Timetables&crs_code=HDW
  4. ^ http://www.firstcapitalconnect.co.uk/Main.php?sEvent=StationInfo&crs_code=HDW

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