Kensal Rise railway station

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Kensal Rise London Overground
Kensal Rise railway station MMB 03.jpg
Kensal Rise is located in Greater London
Kensal Rise
Kensal Rise
Location of Kensal Rise in Greater London
LocationQueens Park
Local authorityLondon Borough of Brent
Grid referenceTQ235832
Managed byLondon Overground
OwnerNetwork Rail
Station codeKNR
DfT categoryE
Number of platforms2
Fare zone2
National Rail annual entry and exit
2017–18Increase 2.711 million[4]
2018–19Increase 2.807 million[4]
2019–20Decrease 2.632 million[4]
2020–21Decrease 1.100 million[4]
2021–22Increase 1.929 million[4]
Key dates
Other information
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WGS8451°32′03″N 0°13′15″W / 51.5342°N 0.2208°W / 51.5342; -0.2208Coordinates: 51°32′03″N 0°13′15″W / 51.5342°N 0.2208°W / 51.5342; -0.2208
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Kensal Rise is a London Overground station on the North London line on Chamberlayne Road, Kensal Rise in north-west London. The station is in Travelcard Zone 2.


It opened in 1873 as Kensal Green, replacing Kensal Green & Harlesden railway station which opened in 1861 at the crossing of Green Lane (later Wrottesley Road), lying in between the present station and Willesden Junction. The present station was renamed Kensal Rise in 1890.[5] It is close to the newer Kensal Green station built on the Watford DC Line in 1916. Since late 2007 both stations are now served by London Overground, although Kensal Green is managed by London Underground, being additionally served by the Bakerloo line.


Kensal Rise currently has the following London Overground (North London Line) services, which is operated by Class 378 trainsets. The typical off-peak service in trains per hour (tph) is:


The station is well served for onward travel as London Bus routes 6, 28, 52, 187, 302 and 452 either pass by or terminate at the station.


Kensal Rise became fully step-free in November 2015, with the addition of a lift.[citation needed]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ London Overground Map (PDF) (Map). Transport for London. May 2018. Archived (PDF) from the original on 7 November 2018.
  2. ^ Standard Tube Map (PDF) (Map). Not to scale. Transport for London. November 2022. Archived (PDF) from the original on 7 November 2022. Retrieved 12 November 2022.
  3. ^ "Step free Tube Guide" (PDF). Transport for London. April 2021. Archived (PDF) from the original on 15 May 2021.
  4. ^ a b c d e "Estimates of station usage". Rail statistics. Office of Rail Regulation. Please note: Some methodology may vary year on year.
  5. ^ Joe Brown (2006). London Railway Atlas. Ian Allan Publishing.
  6. ^ a b c "Richmond/Clapham Junction to Stratford timetable" (PDF). December 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 17 January 2016. Retrieved 30 January 2016.

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Preceding station Overground roundel (no text).svg National Rail logo.svg London Overground Following station
Willesden Junction North London line Brondesbury Park
towards Stratford