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Headstone Lane railway station

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Headstone Lane is a railway station near Headstone, in the London Borough of Harrow. The station is in Travelcard Zone 5.

Headstone Lane London Overground
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Headstone Lane is located in Greater London
Headstone Lane
Headstone Lane
Location of Headstone Lane in Greater London
LocationHeadstone
Local authorityLondon Borough of Harrow
Managed byLondon Overground
OwnerNetwork Rail
Station codeHDL
DfT categoryE
Number of platforms2
AccessibleYes (Northbound only)[1]
Fare zone5
National Rail annual entry and exit
2013–14Increase 0.629 million[2]
2014–15Increase 0.675 million[2]
2015–16Decrease 0.473 million[2]
2016–17Increase 0.477 million[2]
2017–18Decrease 0.455 million[2]
Railway companies
Original companyLondon and North Western Railway
Pre-groupingLondon and North Western Railway
Post-groupingLondon, Midland and Scottish Railway
Key dates
10 February 1913 (1913-02-10)Station opened
Other information
External links
WGS8451°36′09″N 0°21′23″W / 51.6024°N 0.3564°W / 51.6024; -0.3564Coordinates: 51°36′09″N 0°21′23″W / 51.6024°N 0.3564°W / 51.6024; -0.3564
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ServicesEdit

The typical off-peak service is three trains per hour to London Euston, and three trains to Watford Junction, calling at all stations. The trains to Watford Junction are northbound and are accessed through a gateway and by going down a flight of stairs, whereas the other platform is southbound and is directed towards London Euston. This is accessed by crossing over a bridge and also going down a flight of stairs to reach the platform. On the northbound platform, there is a gate exit which now has an Oyster reader, so passengers can exit through the gate without having to climb the stairs. There are also Oyster readers at the main entrance at the top of the bridge. During the Silverlink era, the gate was rarely opened - however in recent times, London Overground always leaves the gate open.

The station was previously also served by the Bakerloo line of the London Underground between 1917 and 1982.

Since the takeover of this station from Silverlink to London Overground the ticket office opening hours have significantly improved and two ticket machines have been installed which now offer Oyster Cards facilities, card payments are also accepted.

ConnectionsEdit

London Buses route H12, H14, H18 and H19 serve the station.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Step free Tube Guide" (PDF). Transport for London. March 2019. Archived (PDF) from the original on 1 June 2019.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Station usage estimates". Rail statistics. Office of Rail Regulation. Please note: Some methodology may vary year on year.

External linksEdit

Preceding station       London Overground   Following station
Watford DC Line
towards Euston
  Historical railways  
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Bakerloo line