Northwood Hills tube station

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Northwood Hills London Underground
Northwood Hills tube station 2009.jpg
Northwood Hills is located in Greater London
Northwood Hills
Northwood Hills
Location of Northwood Hills in Greater London
Location Northwood Hills
Local authority London Borough of Hillingdon
Managed by London Underground
Number of platforms 2
Fare zone 6
London Underground annual entry and exit
2010 Decrease 1.250 million[1]
2011 Increase 1.290 million[2]
2012 Increase 1.410 million[2]
2013 Increase 1.480 million[2]
Railway companies
Original company Metropolitan and Great Central Joint Railway
Post-grouping Metropolitan and Great Central Joint Railway
Key dates
13 November 1933 Station opened
Other information
Lists of stations
Portal icon London Transport portalCoordinates: 51°36′02″N 0°24′33″W / 51.6006°N 0.4092°W / 51.6006; -0.4092

Northwood Hills tube station is a London Underground station on the Metropolitan line, in Zone 6.


The station opened on 13 November 1933. There was a competition for the name and Northwood Hills, suggested by a woman from North Harrow was the winning entry. The area is lower than Northwood, despite the name.[3]


In the northbound direction the station is served primarily by trains to Watford, and occasionally at peak times by 'slow' Amersham and Chesham trains ('fast' trains do not stop at stations between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Moor Park). In the southbound direction off-peak services generally terminate at Baker Street, while at peak times some trains continue to the Metropolitan line's current terminus at Aldgate. Trains generally run every 10 minutes at off-peak times.



London Buses routes 282; H11 and H13 serve the station.


  1. ^ "Customer metrics: entries and exits: 2010". London Underground performance update. Transport for London. Retrieved 26 December 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c "Multi-year station entry-and-exit figures" (XLS). London Underground station passenger usage data. Transport for London. 2014. Retrieved 27 July 2014. 
  3. ^ Newbery, Mary; Cotton, Carolynne; Packham, Julie Ann; Jones, Gwyn (1996). Around Ruislip. Stroud: The Chalfont Publishing Company. ISBN 0-7524-0688-4. 

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Preceding station   Underground no-text.svg London Underground   Following station
towards Amersham, Chesham or Watford
Metropolitan line
towards Baker Street or Aldgate