Radlett railway station

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Radlett National Rail
Radlett station building.JPG
Location
PlaceRadlett
Local authorityBorough of Hertsmere
Coordinates51°41′06″N 0°19′01″W / 51.685°N 0.317°W / 51.685; -0.317Coordinates: 51°41′06″N 0°19′01″W / 51.685°N 0.317°W / 51.685; -0.317
Grid referenceTQ164998
Operations
Station codeRDT
Managed byThameslink
Number of platforms4
DfT categoryD
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2013/14Increase 1.139 million
2014/15Increase 1.199 million
2015/16Decrease 1.188 million
2016/17Increase 1.203 million
2017/18Decrease 1.197 million
History
Key datesOpened 1 October 1868 (1 October 1868)
National RailUK railway stations
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Radlett from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Radlett railway station is on the Midland Main Line in England, serving the village of Radlett, Hertfordshire. It is 15 miles 17 chains (24.5 km) down the line from London St Pancras and is situated between Elstree & Borehamwood to the south and St Albans City to the north. Its three-letter station code is RDT.

The station is served by Thameslink-operated trains on the Thameslink route.

East Midlands Trains services from Leeds, Sheffield and Leicester run through at speed, but do not stop. Interchange with inter-city services can be made at Luton and St Pancras.

It was built by the Midland Railway in 1868 on its extension to St Pancras. The original intention had been to name the station Aldenham. In the early 20th century, Walter Phillimore, who owned Radlett, built a large number of houses, one of the first "commuter villages".[1]

The station has a PlusBus scheme where train and bus tickets can be bought together for a cheaper price.

Services[edit]

Services are operated by Thameslink, typically:

During peak hours there are additional services to Orpington via Bromley South and to Bedford.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Radford, B., (1983) Midland Line Memories: a Pictorial History of the Midland Railway Main Line Between London (St Pancras) & Derby London: Bloomsbury Books

External links[edit]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
St Albans City   Thameslink
Thameslink
  Elstree &
Borehamwood