Roydon railway station

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Not to be confused with Royton railway station.
Roydon National Rail
Roydon
Location
Place Roydon
Local authority Epping Forest
Coordinates 51°46′30″N 0°02′10″E / 51.775°N 0.036°E / 51.775; 0.036Coordinates: 51°46′30″N 0°02′10″E / 51.775°N 0.036°E / 51.775; 0.036
Grid reference TL405104
Operations
Station code RYN
Managed by Greater Anglia
Owned by Network Rail
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05 91,905
2005/06 Decrease 90,064
2006/07 Increase 96,810
2007/08 Increase 0.100 million
2008/09 Increase 0.111 million
2009/10 Decrease 0.104 million
2010/11 Increase 0.111 million
2011/12 Increase 0.115 million
2012/13 Increase 0.127 million
History
Key dates Opened 1844 (1844)
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Roydon from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Roydon railway station serves the village of Roydon in Essex, England. The station, and all trains serving it, are operated by Greater Anglia.

The station layout is unusual in that the two platforms do not face each other but are on opposite sides of a level crossing.

History[edit]

The station was opened by the Northern and Eastern Railway in 1844.[1] The main station building was abandoned by British Railways in 1978[2] and remained unoccupied until being converted into a restaurant. The main station building was given Grade II listed status on 30 April 1971.[3]

Services[edit]

The typical off-peak Monday-Saturday service is:

(Passengers can also reach Stansted Airport by taking the Cambridge train and changing at Harlow Town.)


The typical Sunday service is:

(Passengers can reach Liverpool Street by changing at Tottenham Hale.)

  • 1 tph to Cambridge, calling at all stations as above until Whittlesford Parkway, then Shelford. This journey takes 56 minutes.

(Passengers can reach Stansted Airport by changing at Harlow Town.)

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Images of England entry

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Broxbourne   Greater Anglia
West Anglia Main Line
  Harlow Town