Upney tube station

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Upney
London Underground
Upney station building.JPG
Station entrance on Upney Lane
Upney is located in Greater London
Upney
Upney
Location of Upney in Greater London
Location Barking
Local authority London Borough of Barking and Dagenham
Managed by London Underground
Number of platforms 2
Accessible Yes [1]
Fare zone 4
London Underground annual entry and exit
2007 Increase 1.861 million[2]
2008 Decrease 1.840 million[3]
2009 Increase 1.874 million[4]
2010 Increase 1.890 million[5]
2011 Increase 2.110 million[6]
2012 Increase 2.130 million[6]
Key dates
1932 Opened by London, Midland and Scottish Railway
1948 Ownership transferred to British Railways
1969 Ownership transferred to London Transport
Other information
Lists of stations
Portal icon London Transport portalCoordinates: 51°32′19″N 0°06′05″E / 51.53861°N 0.10138°E / 51.53861; 0.10138

Upney tube station is a London Underground station on Upney Lane in the Barking neighbourhood of the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham in East London, England. The station is on the District line and in London fare zone 4. The station was opened in 1932 by the London, Midland and Scottish Railway on the local electrified tracks that were extended to Upminster from Barking.

History[edit]

The station was opened in 1932 when the electrified District Line was extended to Upminster from Barking. The station was constructed and initially operated by the London, Midland and Scottish Railway with services provided by the District Line from the outset.

Design[edit]

The station buildings are of typical 1930s design and the platforms are arranged on a central island with a sloping walkway connection to the ticket hall. The station design is very similar to Dagenham Heathway and Elm Park.

Connections[edit]

London Buses Route 62 serves the station.

Services[edit]

Typical off-peak service from the station is:

  • 12 tph (trains per hour) to Upminster
  • 6 tph to Wimbledon via Tower Hill
  • 6 tph to Richmond via Tower Hill

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Step free Tube Guide" (PDF). Transport for London. Archived from the original on 26 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "Customer metrics: entries and exits: 2007". London Underground performance update. Transport for London. Retrieved 26 December 2012. 
  3. ^ "Customer metrics: entries and exits: 2008". London Underground performance update. Transport for London. Retrieved 26 December 2012. 
  4. ^ "Customer metrics: entries and exits: 2009". London Underground performance update. Transport for London. Retrieved 26 December 2012. 
  5. ^ "Customer metrics: entries and exits: 2010". London Underground performance update. Transport for London. Retrieved 26 December 2012. 
  6. ^ a b "Multi-year station entry-and-exit figures" (XLS). London Underground station passenger usage data. Transport for London. 2013. Retrieved 15 April 2014. 

External links[edit]

Preceding station   Underground no-text.svg London Underground   Following station
District line
towards Upminster