Headstone Lane railway station

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Headstone Lane
London Overground
Headstone Lane stn building.JPG
Headstone Lane is located in Greater London
Headstone Lane
Headstone Lane
Location of Headstone Lane in Greater London
Location Headstone
Local authority London Borough of Harrow
Managed by London Overground
Owner Network Rail
Station code HDL
Number of platforms 2
Accessible Yes (Northbound only)[1]
Fare zone 5
National Rail annual entry and exit
2004–05 97,101[2]
2005–06 Decrease 95,077[2]
2006–07 Increase 0.306 million[2]
2007–08 Decrease 0.296 million[2]
2008–09 Decrease 0.195 million[2]
2009–10 Increase 0.210 million[2]
2010–11 Increase 0.363 million[2]
2011–12 Increase 0.429 million[2]
2012–13 Increase 0.503 million[2]
Other information
Lists of stations
External links
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Portal icon UK Railways portalCoordinates: 51°36′09″N 0°21′23″W / 51.6024°N 0.3564°W / 51.6024; -0.3564

Headstone Lane is a railway station near Headstone, in the London Borough of Harrow. The station is in Travelcard Zone 5.

Services[edit]

The typical off-peak service is three trains per hour to London Euston, and three trains per hour to Watford Junction, calling at all stations. The trains to Watford Junction are northbound are accessed through a gateway and going down a flight of stairs, whereas the other platform is southbound and is directed towards London Euston. This accessed by crossing over a bridge and also going down a flight of stairs to reach the platform. On the northbound platform, there is a gate exit which now has an Oyster reader, so passengers can exit through the gate without having to climb the stairs. There are also oyster readers at the main entrance at the top of the bridge. During the Silverlink era, the gate was rarely opened - however in recent times, London Overground always leave the gate open.

The station was served by the Bakerloo line of the London Underground between 1917 and 1982 and it is planned that by 2025 when the Bakerloo line receives new rolling stock, London Overground services will be withdrawn and the Bakerloo line will be re-extended to Watford Junction.

Since the recent take over of this station from Silverlink to London Overground the ticket office opening hours have significantly improved and two ticket machines have been installed which now can update Oystercards and credit cards can be accepted.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Step free Tube Guide" (PDF). Transport for London. Archived from the original on 26 January 2014. 
  2. ^ 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.

Connections[edit]

London Buses Routes H18 and H19 serve the station and H12 and H14 are a 2 minutes walk from the station.

External links[edit]

Preceding station   Overground notextroundel.svg National Rail logo.svg London Overground   Following station
Watford DC Line
towards Euston
Historical railways
Preceding station   Underground no-text.svg London Underground   Following station
Bakerloo line