Hadley Wood railway station

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Hadley Wood National Rail
Hadley Wood station (2) - geograph.org.uk - 1403169.jpg
Hadley Wood is located in Greater London
Hadley Wood
Hadley Wood
Location of Hadley Wood in Greater London
LocationHadley Wood
Local authorityLondon Borough of Enfield
Grid referenceTQ261169
Managed byGreat Northern
Station codeHDW
DfT categoryE
Number of platforms2
Fare zone6
National Rail annual entry and exit
2013–14Decrease 0.328 million[1]
2014–15Increase 0.361 million[1]
2015–16Increase 0.406 million[1]
2016–17Decrease 0.392 million[1]
2017–18Increase 0.402 million[1]
Key dates
1 May 1885Station opened
Other information
External links
WGS8451°40′08″N 0°10′34″W / 51.6688°N 0.1761°W / 51.6688; -0.1761Coordinates: 51°40′08″N 0°10′34″W / 51.6688°N 0.1761°W / 51.6688; -0.1761
Underground sign at Westminster.jpg London transport portal

Hadley Wood railway station is in the London Borough of Enfield in north London, England. It is 10 miles 46 chains (17.0 km) down the line from London King's Cross,[2] in Travelcard Zone 6, and serves the suburb of Hadley Wood; it is managed and served by Great Northern.

The station has four platforms, but only the outer ones are in everyday use, with Great Northern services stopping there. Fast services use the central tracks and do not stop at the station. Parts of the inner platforms have recently been resurfaced, although they are only used in emergency.

History[edit]

The station was opened on 1 May 1885 by the Great Northern Railway (GNR).[3] The station was completely reconstructed in 1959 for the increase from two to four tracks through the station.[4]

Facilities[edit]

There is a Shere self-service ticket machine at the station entrance, installed in Autumn 2008 and replacing the previous (Avantix) machine.

Oyster cards can be used at this station.

Services[edit]

Great Northern train services[edit]

The service to Moorgate is operated using class 313 EMUs.

The typical off-peak service is three trains an hour to Moorgate, reduced to two after 7:00 pm. Night and weekend trains run every 30 minutes. There are three trains an hour to Welwyn Garden City, reduced to two in the late evenings and at weekends.[5] Late night & weekend trains formerly ran to Kings Cross rather than onto the Northern City Line prior to the December 2015 timetable change, but following consultations with stakeholders a weekend service to Moorgate has now been introduced.[6]

Timetables for Hadley Wood can be seen and downloaded here.

Connections[edit]

London Buses route 399 serves the station.

Ticket office opening times and station staffing hours[edit]

Below are the current opening and staffing times for Hadley Wood, as of 2010.[7]

Ticket Office Hours
Day Opens Closes
Monday to Friday 06:35 10:00
Saturday - -
Sunday - -
Station Staffing Hours
Day From Until
Monday to Friday 06:25 10:10
Saturday - -
Sunday - -

Line[edit]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Great Northern
Great Northern stopping

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 15A. ISBN 978-0-9549866-8-1.
  3. ^ Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. p. 111. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508.
  4. ^ Chronology of London Railways by H.V.Borley
  5. ^ Table 24 National Rail timetable, May 2016
  6. ^ "Seven-day-a-week service to the City better for late-returning commuters and weekend shoppers"Great Northern Thameslink Railway news article 5 November 2015; Retrieved 2 February 2016
  7. ^ http://www.firstcapitalconnect.co.uk/Main.php?sEvent=StationInfo&crs_code=HDW

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