Dagenham Heathway tube station

Dagenham Heathway is a London Underground station serving the town of Dagenham in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham, east London. It is on the District line between Becontree and Dagenham East. It is 7.7 kilometres (4.8 mi) along the line from the eastern terminus at Upminster and 26.5 kilometres (16.5 mi) to Earl's Court in central London where the line divides into numerous branches.

Dagenham Heathway London Underground
Dagenham Heathway tube station 2005-12-10 05.jpg
Westbound platform
Dagenham Heathway is located in Greater London
Dagenham Heathway
Dagenham Heathway
Location of Dagenham Heathway in Greater London
LocationDagenham
Local authorityLondon Borough of Barking and Dagenham
Managed byLondon Underground
Number of platforms2
AccessibleYes[1]
Fare zone5
London Underground annual entry and exit
2015Increase 6.07 million[2]
2016Decrease 6.04 million[2]
2017Increase 6.08 million[2]
2018Decrease 5.81 million[3]
2019Increase 5.85 million[4]
Key dates
12 September 1932Opened
Other information
External links
WGS8451°32′30″N 0°08′49″E / 51.54166°N 0.14694°E / 51.54166; 0.14694Coordinates: 51°32′30″N 0°08′49″E / 51.54166°N 0.14694°E / 51.54166; 0.14694
Underground sign at Westminster.jpg London transport portal

HistoryEdit

The station was opened on 12 September 1932. The station was constructed and initially operated by the London, Midland and Scottish Railway with services provided by the District line from the outset. The station was called Heathway when it first opened, changing to its present name in 1949.

DesignEdit

It is of similar design to Upney and Elm Park with the platforms arranged on a central island with a long sloping walkway connection to the ticket hall. The 1930s station buildings were extensively refurbished during 2005 and 2006.

ServicesEdit

Typical off-peak service from the station is:

Preceding station     London Underground   Following station
District line
towards Upminster

ConnectionsEdit

London Buses routes 145, 173, 174, 175, 364 and school route 673 serve the station.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Step free Tube Guide" (PDF). Transport for London. April 2021. Archived (PDF) from the original on 15 May 2021.
  2. ^ a b c "Multi-year station entry-and-exit figures (2007–2017)". London Underground station passenger usage data. Transport for London. January 2018. Archived from the original (XLSX) on 31 July 2018. Retrieved 22 July 2018.
  3. ^ "Station Usage Data" (CSV). Usage Statistics for London Stations, 2018. Transport for London. 21 August 2019. Archived from the original on 22 May 2020. Retrieved 27 April 2020.
  4. ^ "Station Usage Data" (XLSX). Usage Statistics for London Stations, 2019. Transport for London. 23 September 2020. Archived from the original on 9 November 2020. Retrieved 9 November 2020.
  5. ^ "Buses from Dagenham Heathway" (PDF). TfL. January 2020. Retrieved 22 August 2021.