Haydons Road railway station

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Haydons Road National Rail
Haydons Road stn north entrance.JPG
Haydons Road is located in Greater London
Haydons Road
Haydons Road
Location of Haydons Road in Greater London
LocationSummerstown
Local authorityLondon Borough of Merton
Managed byThameslink
Station codeHYR
DfT categoryE
Number of platforms2
Fare zone3
National Rail annual entry and exit
2013–14Increase 0.532 million[1]
2014–15Increase 0.562 million[1]
2015–16Decrease 0.400 million[1]
2016–17Decrease 0.344 million[1]
2017–18Increase 0.377 million[1]
Key dates
1 October 1868Opened (Haydens Lane)
1 October 1889Renamed Haydons Road
1 January 1917Closed
27 August 1923Reopened
Other information
External links
WGS8451°25′32″N 0°11′17″W / 51.4255°N 0.188°W / 51.4255; -0.188Coordinates: 51°25′32″N 0°11′17″W / 51.4255°N 0.188°W / 51.4255; -0.188
Underground sign at Westminster.jpg London transport portal
A 1912 Railway Clearing House map of lines around Haydons Road railway station.

Haydons Road railway station is in the north-east of the London Borough of Merton in South London. It is the nearest station to the New Plough Lane stadium, which is under construction as the new ground for AFC Wimbledon.

The station is served by Thameslink trains and by a limited number of Southern services during the morning and evening peak. It is on the Sutton Loop Line and is in Travelcard Zone 3.

History[edit]

It was opened, originally as Haydens Lane, by the Tooting, Merton and Wimbledon Railway (itself jointly owned by the London and South Western Railway and the London, Brighton and South Coast Railway) on 1 October 1868. The ticket office is on the up side of the station; the original station buildings were redeveloped by British Rail during 1991 and 1992 when land adjacent to the up platform was redeveloped for housing. Until the advent of Thameslink it was served by the London Bridge loop trains via Wimbledon.

Services[edit]

The typical service pattern operated by Thameslink is 2 trains per hour to St Albans City via London Blackfriars (clockwise around the loop) and 2 trains per hour to Sutton via Wimbledon (anticlockwise). Services to Sutton then continue towards Mitcham Junction. Some late evening services to St Albans City are extended to Bedford. On Sundays, daytime services are extended to Luton.

On weekdays there are also peak time services operated by Southern. In the morning peak Southern services operate anticlockwise around the loop to Sutton via Wimbledon; and in the evening peak services run clockwise to London Bridge via Tooting.

Thameslink services are usually operated by Class 700 trains which have replaced the older Class 319 units. Southern services are mainly operated by 8 carriage Class 455 units.

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Tooting   Thameslink
Thameslink
  Wimbledon
  Southern
Sutton and Mole Valley lines
Peak hours only
 
Disused railways
Tooting Junction   Tooting, Merton and Wimbledon Railway
1868–94
  Wimbledon

Connections[edit]

London Buses routes 156, 200, 493 and Night bus route N87 serve the station.

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.

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