Northwick Park tube station

Northwick Park is a London Underground station in Kenton in the London Borough of Brent on the Metropolitan line. It lies between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Preston Road and is in Travelcard zone 4.

Northwick Park London Underground
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Main station entrance
Northwick Park is located in Greater London
Northwick Park
Northwick Park
Location of Northwick Park in Greater London
LocationKenton
Local authorityLondon Borough of Brent
Managed byLondon Underground
Number of platforms2
Fare zone4
OSIKenton London Underground London Overground[1]
London Underground annual entry and exit
2015Increase 4.59 million[2]
2016Increase 4.65 million[2]
2017Decrease 4.52 million[2]
2018Decrease 3.98 million[3]
2019Increase 4.36 million[4]
Key dates
2 August 1880Metropolitan Railway passes through here en route to Harrow
19 July 1908Line electrified
28 June 1923Opened as "Northwick Park and Kenton"
15 March 1937Renamed "Northwick Park"
Other information
External links
WGS8451°34′43″N 0°19′07″W / 51.57861°N 0.31861°W / 51.57861; -0.31861Coordinates: 51°34′43″N 0°19′07″W / 51.57861°N 0.31861°W / 51.57861; -0.31861
Underground sign at Westminster.jpg London transport portal

It is served by 'slow' (all stations) trains only (fast and semi-fast trains do not stop at stations between Wembley Park and Harrow-on-the-Hill). It takes an average time of 20 minutes from Baker Street. The station takes its name from the nearby public park, Northwick Park.

It is close to Northwick Park Hospital and the Harrow campus of the University of Westminster. Kenton station, located on the Bakerloo line and the London Overground, is within walking distance.[5] There is an official out-of-station interchange between these two stations.[1]

ServicesEdit

The off-peak service in trains per hour (tph) is:[6]

  • 2tph Northbound to Amersham (all stations)
  • 2tph Northbound to Chesham (all stations)
  • 8tph Northbound to Uxbridge (all stations)
  • 4tph Northbound to Watford (all stations)
  • 4tph Southbound to Baker Street (all stations)
  • 12tph Southbound to Aldgate via Baker Street (all stations)

The peak time service in trains per hour (tph) is:[6]

  • 2tph Northbound (morning peak only) to Amersham (all stations)
  • 2tph Northbound (morning peak only) to Chesham (all stations)
  • 10tph Northbound to Uxbridge (all stations)
  • 4tph Southbound to Baker Street (all stations)
  • 12tph Southbound to Aldgate via Baker Street (all stations)

Note that during evening peaks, services to Amersham or Chesham from Northwick Park or Preston Road require a change at Harrow-On-The-Hill.

During the morning peak (06:30 to 09:30), fast services from Amersham and Chesham run non-stop southbound only between Moor Park, Harrow-On-The-Hill and Finchley Road whilst semi-fast services from Watford and Uxbridge run non-stop southbound only between Harrow-On-The-Hill and Finchley Road. During the evening peak (16:30-19:30), fast and semi-fast services, which operate northbound only, call additionally at Wembley Park.[6]

ConnectionsEdit

London Buses routes H9, H10, H18 and H19 serve the station.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Out of Station Interchanges" (XLSX). Transport for London. 16 June 2020. Retrieved 5 November 2020.
  2. ^ a b c "Multi-year station entry-and-exit figures (2007–2017)" (XLSX). London Underground station passenger usage data. Transport for London. January 2018. Retrieved 22 July 2018.
  3. ^ "Station Usage Data" (CSV). Usage Statistics for London Stations, 2018. Transport for London. 21 August 2019. Retrieved 27 April 2020.
  4. ^ "Station Usage Data" (XLSX). Usage Statistics for London Stations, 2019. Transport for London. 23 September 2020. Retrieved 9 November 2020.
  5. ^ Shown as a dotted line now on the Tube Map"Online Tube Map - May 2019(b)" (PDF). Retrieved 20 July 2019.
  6. ^ a b c Working Timetable 340 Metropolitan Line. Transport for London. 2017. p. 4.

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Preceding station     London Underground   Following station
towards Watford or Uxbridge
Metropolitan line
towards Baker Street or Aldgate
Metropolitan line
Shuttle
towards Baker Street or Aldgate
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