Knebworth railway station

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Knebworth National Rail
Knebworth
Knebworth railway station
Location
Place Knebworth
Local authority North Hertfordshire
Coordinates 51°52′01″N 0°11′13″W / 51.867°N 0.187°W / 51.867; -0.187Coordinates: 51°52′01″N 0°11′13″W / 51.867°N 0.187°W / 51.867; -0.187
Grid reference TL249202
Operations
Station code KBW
Managed by Thameslink and Great Northern
Number of platforms 4
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2002/03   0.328 million
2004/05 Increase0.344 million
2005/06 Steady 0.344 million
2006/07 Increase 0.392 million
2007/08 Increase 0.458 million
2008/09 Increase 0.481 million
2009/10 Decrease 0.472 million
2010/11 Increase 0.494 million
2011/12 Increase 0.527 million
2012/13 Increase 0.551 million
History
Original company Great Northern Railway
Pre-grouping Great Northern Railway
Post-grouping London and North Eastern Railway
1 February 1884 (1884-02-01) Station opened
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Knebworth from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Knebworth railway station serves the village of Knebworth in Hertfordshire, England. The station is 25 miles (40 km) north of London Kings Cross on the East Coast Main Line. Knebworth station is managed and served by Thameslink and Great Northern.

History[edit]

The main line of the Great Northern Railway was completed in 1852.[1] A station at Knebworth was opened on 1 February 1884.[2]

Facilities[edit]

In 2009 previous franchise holder First Capital Connect installed tactile surfaces to the stations stairways, after it gained funding from the Department for Transport as part of its "Access For All" scheme.[3]

Services[edit]

From Knebworth there is a half-hourly service southbound to London King's Cross. Northbound there is an hourly service to Cambridge and Peterborough respectively.[4]

Sundays there is an hourly service to both London Kings Cross and Cambridge.

Route[edit]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Great Northern
East Coast Main Line

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nock, O.S. (1958). The Great Northern Railway. London: Ian Allan. p. 23. 
  2. ^ Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. p. 136. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508. 
  3. ^ http://www.firstcapitalconnect.co.uk/Main.php?sEvent=News&sFileName=News.php&iId=143
  4. ^ http://www.firstcapitalconnect.co.uk/Main.php?sEvent=Timetables&crs_code=KBW

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