Roydon railway station

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Not to be confused with Royton railway station.
Roydon National Rail
Roydon Railway Station.jpg
Location
Place Roydon
Local authority District of Epping Forest
Coordinates 51°46′30″N 0°02′10″E / 51.775°N 0.036°E / 51.775; 0.036Coordinates: 51°46′30″N 0°02′10″E / 51.775°N 0.036°E / 51.775; 0.036
Grid reference TL405104
Operations
Station code RYN
Managed by Abellio Greater Anglia
Owned by Network Rail
Number of platforms 2
DfT category E
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2010/11 Increase 0.111 million
2011/12 Increase 0.115 million
2012/13 Increase 0.127 million
2013/14 Increase 0.132 million
2014/15 Increase 0.143 million
History
Key dates Opened 1844 (1844)
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 Roydon from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.

Roydon railway station serves the village of Roydon in Essex, England. The station, and all trains serving it, are operated by Abellio Greater Anglia.

The station has an unusual staggered platform layout; the two platforms do not face each other and are on opposite sides of a level crossing. The station maintains a staffed ticket office, which is open during weekday peak hours.[1]

History[edit]

The station circa 1900

The station was designed by Francis Thompson[2] and opened by the Northern and Eastern Railway in 1844.[3] The main station building was abandoned by British Railways in 1978[4] and remained unoccupied until being converted into a restaurant. The main station building was given Grade II listed status on 30 April 1971.[5]

The station's signal box, built in 1876, is one of only two surviving examples of the GER Type I signal box.[6]

Services[edit]

The typical off-peak Monday-Saturday service is:

The typical Sunday service is:

  • 1 tph to Liverpool Street
  • 1 tph to Cambridge

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Broxbourne   Abellio Greater Anglia
West Anglia Main Line
Slow
  Harlow Town