Radlett railway station

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Radlett National Rail
Radlett station building.JPG
Radlett is located in Hertfordshire
Location of Radlett in Hertfordshire
Local authorityBorough of Hertsmere
Grid referenceTQ164998
Managed byThameslink
Station codeRDT
DfT categoryD
Number of platforms4
AccessibleYes, Southbound only
Fare zoneB
National Rail annual entry and exit
2016–17Increase 1.203 million[1]
2017–18Decrease 1.197 million[1]
2018–19Increase 1.231 million[1]
2019–20Increase 1.272 million[1]
2020–21Decrease 0.282 million[1]
Key dates
1 October 1868Station opened
Other information
External links
WGS8451°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
Underground sign at Westminster.jpg London transport portal

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 Railway services from Leeds, Sheffield, Leicester and Nottingham 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 many houses, one of the first "commuter villages".[2]

The station has a PlusBus scheme where train and bus tickets can be bought together for a cheaper price. In Summer 2019 Radlett became part of TfL's Oyster card and contactless payment travel system.[3]


All services at Radlett are operated by Thameslink. The typical off peak service in trains per hour is: [4][5]

During peak hours there are additional services to Orpington via Bromley South and to Bedford.[6]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station


  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. ^ Radford, B., (1983) Midland Line Memories: a Pictorial History of the Midland Railway Main Line Between London (St Pancras) & Derby London: Bloomsbury Books
  3. ^ "Oyster card scheme extension agreed". BBC News. 30 November 2018.
  4. ^ "Timetable 03: Wimbledon and Sutton Loop services" (PDF). Thameslink, December 2019.
  5. ^ "Timetable 06: Luton to Dartford and Rainham" (PDF). Thameslink, December 2019.
  6. ^ "Timetable 05: Luton to Orpington and Sevenoaks" (PDF). Thameslink, December 2019.

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