St Margarets (Hertfordshire) railway station

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Not to be confused with St Margarets (London) railway station.
St Margarets (Hertfordshire) National Rail
St Margarets Railway Station.jpg
Location Stanstead St Margarets
Local authority District of East Hertfordshire
Grid reference TL381118
Managed by Abellio Greater Anglia
Station code SMT
DfT category E
Number of platforms 2
Fare zone B
National Rail annual entry and exit
2011–12 Increase 0.325 million[1]
2012–13 Increase 0.352 million[1]
2013–14 Decrease 0.351 million[1]
2014–15 Increase 0.356 million[1]
2015–16 Decrease 0.351 million[1]
Key dates
1843 Opened
Other information
Lists of stations
External links
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St Margarets railway station serves the villages of Stanstead St Margarets and Stanstead Abbotts in Hertfordshire, England. It is on the Hertford East branch of the West Anglia Main Line, and train services are provided by Abellio Greater Anglia, which also manages the station. St Margarets was previously the junction station for the now-disused Buntingford Branch Line to Buntingford.

There is a ticket office that is open at peak times as well as a self-service ticket machine. The Oyster card system was extended through to Hertford East and became operational at St. Margaret's on 19 October 2015.[2]


The typical off-peak service is two trains per hour to London Liverpool Street via Tottenham Hale, and two trains per hour to Hertford East. Services are operated by Class 317s. Peak services include trains towards Stratford

Level crossing[edit]

St. Margaret's railway station has a level crossing on the southern side of the platforms.

Buntingford branch train in 1959


  1. ^ a b c d e "Station usage estimates". Rail statistics. Office of Rail Regulation.  Please note: Some methodology may vary year on year.
  2. ^ Contactless payments and Oyster extended to Hertford East

External links[edit]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Rye House   Abellio Greater Anglia
Hertford East Branch Line
  Future Development  
Preceding station   Elizabeth line roundel.svg National Rail logo.svg Crossrail   Following station
Line 2
towards Hertford East
Disused railways
Rye House
Line and station open
  British Railways
Buntingford Branch Line
Line and station closed

Coordinates: 51°47′17″N 0°00′04″E / 51.788°N 0.001°E / 51.788; 0.001