Wandsworth Town railway station

Wandsworth Town railway station is in the London Borough of Wandsworth, in south London, in Travelcard Zone 2. It is 4 miles 60 chains (7.6 km) down the line from London Waterloo.

Wandsworth Town National Rail
Wandsworth Town Station Platform.jpg
Wandsworth Town is located in Greater London
Wandsworth Town
Wandsworth Town
Location of Wandsworth Town in Greater London
LocationWandsworth
Local authorityLondon Borough of Wandsworth
Managed bySouth Western Railway
Station codeWNT
DfT categoryC2
Number of platforms4
Fare zone2
National Rail annual entry and exit
2015–16Increase 4.175 million[1]
2016–17Decrease 4.087 million[1]
2017–18Increase 4.325 million[1]
2018–19Decrease 4.301 million[1]
2019–20Decrease 4.003 million[1]
Key dates
27 July 1846Opened
Other information
External links
WGS8451°27′39″N 0°11′16″W / 51.4609°N 0.1879°W / 51.4609; -0.1879Coordinates: 51°27′39″N 0°11′16″W / 51.4609°N 0.1879°W / 51.4609; -0.1879
Underground sign at Westminster.jpg London transport portal

The station and all trains serving it are operated by South Western Railway.

HistoryEdit

The station opened as Wandsworth when the Nine Elms to Richmond line came into service on 27 July 1846. It was shifted east to its present location in "around 1860".[2] It was renamed Wandsworth Town on 7 October 1903.[3]

ServicesEdit

The typical off-peak service from the station is:

Preceding station   National Rail Following station
Clapham Junction   South Western Railway
Hounslow and Kingston Loop Lines
Waterloo to Weybridge (via Hounslow)
Shepperton Branch Line
  Putney

ConnectionsEdit

London Buses routes 28, 44 and night route N44 serve the station.

Improvement workEdit

In August 2010 a major upgrade was approved to build a new ticket office with ticket barriers on York Road.[4] Work started in January 2011.[5]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e "Estimates of station usage". Rail statistics. Office of Rail Regulation. Please note: Some methodology may vary year on year.
  2. ^ Joe Brown, "London Railway Atlas, 5th Edition", 2018
  3. ^ Chronology of London Railways by H.V.Borley
  4. ^ Wandsworth Town Station upgrade approved Clapham Junction Action Group 6 September 2010. Retrieved 11 July 2011.
  5. ^ Wandsworth Town upgrade work begins Network Rail 21 January 2011. Retrieved 11 July 2011.

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