Baldock railway station
From the road
|Local authority||District of North Hertfordshire|
|Managed by||Great Northern|
|Number of platforms||2|
|Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections|
from National Rail Enquiries
|Annual rail passenger usage*|
|Key dates||Opened 21 October 1850|
|National Rail – UK railway stations|
|* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Baldock from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.|
|UK Railways portal|
Baldock railway station serves the town of Baldock in Hertfordshire, England. It is on the Cambridge Line, 36 miles 47 chains (58.9 km) north of London King's Cross, and is located on the outskirts of Baldock on Station Road.
Opened by the Royston and Hitchin Railway, then run by the Great Northern Railway, it became part of the London and North Eastern Railway during the grouping of 1923. The station then passed on to the Eastern Region of British Railways on nationalisation in 1948.
Daily (including Sundays) there are two trains per hour southbound towards London King's Cross and two per hour northbound towards Cambridge. These trains serve outer-suburban stations on the main line and all stations north of Hitchin; one train per hour travels on to Cambridge North. On weekdays there is an additional semi-fast train each hour, south to Brighton and north to Cambridge. Weekday peak variations see some trains originating/terminating at Royston and through trains to Ely & Kings Lynn.
|Preceding station||National Rail||Following station|
|Letchworth Garden City||Great Northern
peak hours only
London to Cambridge
Brighton to Cambridge
- Butt, R. V. J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations: details every public and private passenger station, halt, platform and stopping place, past and present (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 978-1-85260-508-7. OCLC 60251199.
- Jowett, Alan (2000). Jowett's Nationalised Railway Atlas (1st ed.). Penryn, Cornwall: Atlantic Transport Publishers. ISBN 978-0-906899-99-1. OCLC 228266687.
- Jowett, Alan (March 1989). Jowett's Railway Atlas of Great Britain and Ireland: From Pre-Grouping to the Present Day (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 978-1-85260-086-0. OCLC 22311137.
- Station on navigable O.S. map
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