Hendon railway station
|Local authority||London Borough of Barnet|
|Number of platforms||4|
|Fare zone||3 and 4|
|National Rail annual entry and exit|
|9 March 1868||Opened for goods|
|13 July 1868||opened for passengers|
|London transport portal|
Hendon railway station is on the Midland Main Line in England, serving the western parts of Hendon in the London Borough of Barnet, north London. It is 6 miles 79 chains (11.2 km) down the line from St Pancras and is situated between Cricklewood to the south and Mill Hill Broadway to the north. Its three-letter station code is HEN.
It was built by the Midland Railway in 1868 on its extension to St. Pancras. From 1875 the Midland opened a service to Victoria on the London, Chatham and Dover Railway line and received coaches from the London and South Western Railway for attachment to northbound trains.
The typical off-peak service from the station is four trains per hour southbound to London, Wimbledon and Sutton, and four trains per hour northbound, of which two terminate at St Albans and two run to Luton. Services to and from Brighton, Three Bridges and Gatwick Airport stop here at night only, but pass through non-stop during the day.
East Midlands Railway InterCity services from Leeds, Sheffield and Leicester run through at high speed, but do not stop. Interchange with InterCity services can be made at Luton and St Pancras International.
In 2017 the London Assembly and Transport for London published a plan to extend the London Overground network to Hendon. The scheme, known as the West London Orbital envisages re-opening the Dudding Hill freight line to passenger services and running trains from West Hampstead Thameslink and Hendon to Hounslow via the planned Old Oak Common Lane station. The plans are currently at public consultation stage with TfL.
|Preceding station||National Rail||Following station|
|Mill Hill Broadway||Thameslink
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- "West London Orbital". Transport for London. Archived from the original on 25 July 2019. Retrieved 30 July 2019.
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