Cuffley railway station

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Cuffley National Rail
Cuffley railway station in 2008.jpg
Cuffley is located in Hertfordshire
Cuffley
Cuffley
Location of Cuffley in Hertfordshire
LocationCuffley
Local authorityBorough of Welwyn Hatfield
Grid referenceTL307028
Managed byGreat Northern
Station codeCUF
DfT categoryD
Number of platforms2
Fare zone9
National Rail annual entry and exit
2013–14Increase 0.697 million[1]
2014–15Increase 0.731 million[1]
2015–16Increase 0.747 million[1]
2016–17Decrease 0.735 million[1]
2017–18Decrease 0.721 million[1]
Railway companies
Original companyGreat Northern Railway
Pre-groupingGreat Northern Railway
Post-groupingLondon and North Eastern Railway
Key dates
4 April 1910 (1910-04-04)Opened as Cuffley
25 May 1910Renamed Cuffley and Goff's Oak
18 March 1971Renamed Cuffley
Other information
External links
WGS84Coordinates: 51°42′32″N 0°06′36″W / 51.709°N 0.110°W / 51.709; -0.110
Underground sign at Westminster.jpg London transport portal

Cuffley railway station serves the village of Cuffley in the Welwyn Hatfield district of Hertfordshire. It also serves other nearby settlements, namely Goffs Oak, Northaw and the west of Cheshunt. It is 13 miles 17 chains (21.26 km) down the line from London King's Cross[2] on the Hertford Loop Line.

The station opened in 1910 on the Hertford Loop Line between Enfield Chase and Hertford North as Cuffley and Goff's Oak, with the suffix being dropped some time later. The opening of the station allowed Cuffley to expand as an attractive commuter village with regular services to London King's Cross, and Broad Street (replaced by Northern City Line trains to Moorgate in 1976). Cuffley was served by steam locomotives until 1960 when they were replaced by diesels; the line was electrified in 1976.[3]

The station, and all trains serving it, are operated by Great Northern.

Train services[edit]

The service runs to Moorgate via Highbury & Islington. The service uses Class 313 soon to be Class 717 EMUs, as these are the only units cleared to Moorgate.

The typical off-peak weekday service is 4 trains per hour to Moorgate, and to Hertford North; one per hour to the latter continues to Stevenage.

At weekends, the service is half-hourly to Hertford North and Moorgate, with hourly extensions northbound to Stevenage. Southbound trains no longer serve King's Cross on weeknights after 22.00 or weekends since the December 2015 timetable change.

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Crews Hill   Great Northern
Northern City Line (Hertford Loop Line)
  Bayford

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Station usage estimates". Rail statistics. Office of Rail Regulation. Please note: Some methodology may vary year on year.
  2. ^ Padgett, David (October 2016) [1988]. Brailsford, Martyn (ed.). Railway Track Diagrams 2: Eastern (4th ed.). Frome: Trackmaps. map 24A. ISBN 978-0-9549866-8-1.
  3. ^ "Cuffley Railway Station". www.northawcuffleypc.org.uk. Northaw & Cuffley Parish Council. Retrieved 26 October 2018.

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