Whittlesford Parkway railway station

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Whittlesford Parkway National Rail
Whittlesford2.jpg
The station building
Location
Place Whittlesford
Local authority District of South Cambridgeshire
Grid reference TL484472
Operations
Station code WLF
Managed by Abellio Greater Anglia
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 0.338 million
2011/12 Increase 0.344 million
2012/13 Increase 0.397 million
2013/14 Increase 0.432 million
2014/15 Increase 0.455 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.

Whittlesford Parkway railway station serves the nearby village of Whittlesford in Cambridgeshire, England. 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 station road just east of the station.

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

In May 2007, the station was renamed from Whittlesford to Whittlesford Parkway.

Services[edit]

Three trains per hour call at the station each way 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 Audley End and Stansted Airport, which only runs during the daytime on weekdays but all day on Saturdays & Sundays. Northbound there are two non-stop trains each hour to Cambridge (one in the evenings on weekdays) and a third that calls at Shelford. A limited number of weekday peak trains continue onwards from Liverpool Street 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   Abellio Greater Anglia
West Anglia Main Line
Slow
  Shelford
Audley End   Abellio Greater Anglia
West Anglia Main Line
Liverpool Street-King's Lynn/Ely (peak hours only), Semi-Fast &
Stansted Airport/Bishops Stortford-Cambridge
  Cambridge

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