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Palmers Green railway station, in Aldermans Hill, is in the London Borough of Enfield in north London, located within Travelcard Zone 4. It is 6 miles 50 chains (10.66 km) down the line from London King's Cross.[2] The station, and all trains serving it, is operated by Great Northern.

Palmers Green National Rail
Great Northern Class 717 Desiro City at Palmers Green June 2019.jpg
Palmers Green is located in Greater London
Palmers Green
Palmers Green
Location of Palmers Green in Greater London
LocationPalmers Green
Local authorityLondon Borough of Enfield
Managed byGreat Northern
Station codePAL
DfT categoryC2
Number of platforms2
Fare zone4
National Rail annual entry and exit
2013–14Increase 1.724 million[1]
2014–15Increase 1.878 million[1]
2015–16Decrease 1.863 million[1]
2016–17Increase 1.913 million[1]
2017–18Increase 2.014 million[1]
Key dates
1871Opened
Other information
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WGS8451°37′06″N 0°06′37″W / 51.6184°N 0.1102°W / 51.6184; -0.1102Coordinates: 51°37′06″N 0°06′37″W / 51.6184°N 0.1102°W / 51.6184; -0.1102
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The station was originally named Palmer's Green & Southgate.

There is a regular Sunday Community Market in the station car park.[3] Platform 1 has a sheltered waiting room.

Great Northern Class 313 at Palmers Green June 2019

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ServicesEdit

The service runs to Moorgate via Highbury & Islington . The service uses Class 313 soon to be Class 717 EMUs, as these are the only units cleared to Moorgate. The station features a Shere FASTticket self-service ticket machine, accepting cash, debit cards and credit cards.

The typical off-peak weekday service is 3 trains per hour to Moorgate, and 2 trains per hour to Hertford North and one per hour to Letchworth Garden City via Stevenage.[4]

At weekends, the service is a half hourly service to London Moorgate & Hertford North and an hourly service to Stevenage. Weekday late evening & weekend trains formerly ran/to/from London King's Cross prior to the December 2015 timetable change, but now run to Moorgate all week.

ConnectionsEdit

London Buses routes 121, W6 and 616 serve the station.

Preceding station   National Rail Following station
Bowes Park   Great Northern
Northern City Line
(Hertford Loop Line)
  Winchmore Hill

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e "Station usage estimates". Rail statistics. Office of Rail Regulation. Please note: Some methodology may vary year on year.
  2. ^ Padgett, David (October 2016) [1988]. Brailsford, Martyn (ed.). Railway Track Diagrams 2: Eastern (4th ed.). Frome: Trackmaps. map 24A. ISBN 978-0-9549866-8-1.
  3. ^ http://www.palmersgreenmarket.com/Palmers_Green_Market/HOME.html[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ Table 24 National Rail timetable, May 2016

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