Mill Hill Broadway railway station

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Mill Hill Broadway National Rail
Mill Hill Broadway stn main entrance.JPG
Mill Hill Broadway is located in Greater London
Mill Hill Broadway
Mill Hill Broadway
Location of Mill Hill Broadway in Greater London
LocationMill Hill
Local authorityLondon Borough of Barnet
Managed byThameslink
Station codeMIL
DfT categoryD
Number of platforms4
Fare zone4
National Rail annual entry and exit
2015–16Decrease 1.949 million[1]
2016–17Decrease 1.884 million[1]
2017–18Increase 1.932 million[1]
2018–19Increase 1.955 million[1]
2019–20Increase 2.034 million[1]
Key dates
9 March 1868Opened for goods
13 July 1868opened for passengers[2]
Other information
External links
WGS8451°36′47″N 0°14′56″W / 51.6130°N 0.2489°W / 51.6130; -0.2489Coordinates: 51°36′47″N 0°14′56″W / 51.6130°N 0.2489°W / 51.6130; -0.2489
Underground sign at Westminster.jpg London transport portal

Mill Hill Broadway railway station is on the Midland Main Line in England, serving the suburb of Mill Hill in the London Borough of Barnet, north London. It is 9 miles 28 chains (15.0 km) down the line from St Pancras and is situated between Hendon to the south and Elstree & Borehamwood to the north. Its three-letter station code is MIL.

The station is served by Thameslink-operated trains on the Thameslink route. It is in Transport for London's Travelcard Zone 4.


The station was built by the Midland Railway as simply "Mill Hill" in 1868 on its extension to St. Pancras, being renamed in 1950.[3] The station was rebuilt in the 1960s in connection with the construction of the M1 motorway.

Since 14 September 2014 train services have been operated by Thameslink.

Prior to the major engineering works to create the "Thameslink Box" at St Pancras, Mill Hill Broadway was also served at peak times by Moorgate fast trains. These trains provided a non-stop service to King's Cross Thameslink twice an hour. In 2009, several morning peak southbound fast services (stopping only at West Hampstead) and several evening peak northbound fast services (stopping only at West Hampstead) were reinstated.

From March 2009, Southeastern and Thameslink began running some peak hour trains from Sevenoaks to Luton,[4] though in the off-peak these services turn back at Kentish Town.


The typical daytime service from the station is four trains per hour southbound to central London, Wimbledon and Sutton; and four trains per hour northbound, of which two terminate at St Albans and two at Luton; and night train services between Bedford-Brighton/Gatwick Airport/Three Bridges. After 19:00 the southbound service is only two trains per hour, but the station is served by four trains per hour northbound two from St. Pancras and two from London Bridge until 22:30, when the service becomes two trains per hour.

East Midlands Railway InterCity services from Leeds, Sheffield, Leicester and Nottingham run through at high speed and do not stop. The interchange with InterCity services can be made at Luton and St Pancras International.

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Elstree & Borehamwood   Thameslink


London Buses routes 114, 186, 221, 240, 251, 302, 303, 605, 628 and 688 serve the station.

Current developments[edit]

Thameslink platform extension[edit]

In 2010, platform extension (to accommodate 12-car trains) and minor station improvement work completed under way as part of the Thameslink Programme.

Proposed developments[edit]

Service changes in 2015[edit]

Additional trains from destinations across the larger Thameslink network may call at the station from 2015, however the existing Sutton Loop trains will still continue.[5]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Estimates of station usage". Rail statistics. Office of Rail Regulation. Please note: Some methodology may vary year on year.
  2. ^ Chronology of London Railways by H.V.Borley page 70
  3. ^ Radford, B., (1983) Midland Line Memories: a Pictorial History of the Midland Railway Main Line Between London (St Pancras) & Derby London: Bloomsbury Books
  4. ^ Train Times - Thameslink Route (PDF). First Capital Connect. March–May 2009. p. 52. Archived from the original (PDF) on 19 April 2009. Retrieved 16 March 2009.
  5. ^ "Thameslink Programme - FAQ". Archived from the original on 9 November 2008. Retrieved 21 November 2008.


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