Whittlesford Parkway railway station

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Whittlesford Parkway National Rail
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The station building
Location
PlaceWhittlesford
Local authorityDistrict of South Cambridgeshire
Grid referenceTL484472
Operations
Station codeWLF
Managed byGreater Anglia
Number of platforms2
DfT categoryE
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2012/13Increase 0.397 million
2013/14Increase 0.432 million
2014/15Increase 0.455 million
2015/16Increase 0.493 million
2016/17Increase 0.510 million
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Whittlesford Parkway from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Whittlesford Parkway railway station is on the West Anglia Main Line serving the village of Whittlesford in Cambridgeshire, England. It is 49 miles 1 chain (78.9 km) down the line from London Liverpool Street and is situated between Great Chesterford and Shelford stations. Its three-letter station code is WLF.

The station and all trains calling are operated by Greater Anglia.

It is also near to the villages of Sawston and Duxford and the Imperial War Museum Duxford. The 13th century Duxford Chapel is on the road just east of the station.

The station opened in 1845 and was rebuilt between 1877 and 1890.[1]

In 2007 it was renamed from Whittlesford to Whittlesford Parkway.

Services[edit]

Three trains per hour call at the station in each direction throughout the week, with extra trains at weekday peak times. Two run southbound to London Liverpool Street via Tottenham Hale (one is a semi-fast service calling at principal stations only whilst the other serves most intermediate stations then Cheshunt and Tottenham Hale, the third is a semi-fast service to Stansted Airport which only runs during the daytime on weekdays but all day on Saturdays and Sundays). Northbound there are two non-stop trains each hour to Cambridge (one in the evenings on weekdays) and a third that also calls at Shelford. A limited number of weekday peak trains continue onwards from London to Ely and Kings Lynn.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "A History of the County of Cambridge and the Isle of Ely". 1978. Retrieved 2014-01-01.
  2. ^ GB National Rail Timetable May 2016, Table 22

External links[edit]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Great Chesterford or Audley End   Greater Anglia
West Anglia Main Line
  Shelford or Cambridge

Coordinates: 52°06′14″N 0°09′58″E / 52.104°N 0.166°E / 52.104; 0.166