Hampstead Heath railway station

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Hampstead Heath
London Overground
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Hampstead Heath is located in Greater London
Hampstead Heath
Hampstead Heath
Location of Hampstead Heath in Greater London
Location Hampstead
Local authority London Borough of Camden
Managed by London Overground
Owner Network Rail
Station code HDH
Number of platforms 2
Fare zone 2
National Rail annual entry and exit
2004–05 0.334 million[1]
2005–06 Increase 0.388 million[1]
2006–07 Increase 1.102 million[1]
2007–08 Decrease 0.824 million[1]
2008–09 Increase 0.858 million[1]
2009–10 Decrease 0.847 million[1]
2010–11 Increase 1.380 million[1]
2011–12 Increase 2.154 million[1]
2012–13 Increase 2.718 million[1]
Key dates
1860 Opened
Other information
Lists of stations
External links
Portal icon London Transport portal
Portal icon UK Railways portalCoordinates: 51°33′19″N 0°09′55″W / 51.5553°N 0.1654°W / 51.5553; -0.1654

Hampstead Heath railway station is in London on the North London Line, between Finchley Road & Frognal and Gospel Oak stations, and in Travelcard Zone 2. Since 11 November 2007 it and the service there have been run by London Overground.

History[edit]

In the nineteenth century up to 100,000 people per day used the station at weekends and on public holidays as the Heath was a popular holiday destination for Londoners. The station was rebuilt, after Second World War bomb damage, in the 1990s in conjunction with works to allow Eurostar trains to use the North London Line.

Design[edit]

The platform canopies are in a pseudo-antique style which is in stark contrast to the poured concrete style of the rest of the station's structural features. The line runs below street level with access via staircases to each platform. Lifts are presently (2012) under construction and due to open by July[2] Ticket barriers are in operation.

Connections[edit]

London Buses Routes 24, 46, 168, C11 serve the station.

Services[edit]

The typical service at the station in trains per hour is:

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Station usage estimates". Rail statistics. Office of Rail Regulation.  Please note: Some methodology may vary year on year.
  2. ^ "Mayor hails successful bid to make more London Overground stations step free". TfL. 8 December 2011. Retrieved 3 April 2012. 

External links[edit]

Preceding station   Overground notextroundel.svg National Rail logo.svg London Overground   Following station
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