Carpenders Park railway station

Coordinates: 51°37′44″N 0°23′10″W / 51.629°N 0.386°W / 51.629; -0.386
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Carpenders Park London Overground
Island platforms
Carpenders Park is located in Hertfordshire
Carpenders Park
Carpenders Park
Location of Carpenders Park in Hertfordshire
LocationCarpenders Park/South Oxhey
Local authorityDistrict of Three Rivers
Managed byLondon Overground
OwnerNetwork Rail
Station codeCPK
DfT categoryE
Number of platforms2
Fare zone7
National Rail annual entry and exit
2018–19Decrease 1.186 million[2]
2019–20Decrease 1.153 million[2]
2020–21Decrease 0.466 million[2]
2021–22Increase 0.863 million[2]
2022–23Increase 0.975 million[2]
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WGS8451°37′44″N 0°23′10″W / 51.629°N 0.386°W / 51.629; -0.386
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Carpenders Park is a railway station located between the Hertfordshire suburb of Carpenders Park and the South Oxhey housing estate, 3 km (1.9 mi) south of Watford Junction on the Watford DC Line. The station is an island platform reached by a subway. This has exits to both the Carpenders Park (east) and South Oxhey (west) estates. London Overground services from London Euston to Watford Junction currently serve this station.


The first station was opened by the London & North Western Railway on 1 April 1914 only to close on 1 January 1917. It reopened 5 May 1919 served only by London Electric Railway (later became London Underground) trains. L&NWR electric trains were reinstated from 10 July 1922.[3] London Underground trains served the station until 24 September 1982. The original station was built to serve the nearby golf course. It was 230 yards (210 m) further north than the current site and was a wooden two platform structure with a footbridge. It was closed on 17 November 1952 when the present station opened.

Ticket barriers were installed in early 2010.


The general frequency is a train every 15 minutes in each direction.

The average journey time to Watford Junction is 8 minutes and to London Euston 44 minutes.

Preceding station London Overground Following station
Bushey Lioness line Hatch End
towards Euston
Historical railways
Preceding station London Underground Following station
Bushey Bakerloo line
Hatch End


  1. ^ "London and South East" (PDF). National Rail. September 2006. Archived from the original (PDF) on 6 March 2009.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Estimates of station usage". Rail statistics. Office of Rail Regulation. Please note: Some methodology may vary year on year.
  3. ^ Chronology of London Railways by H.V.Borley page 49

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