Hythe Road railway station

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Hythe Road London Overground
Willesden Junction map with Old Oak Common.png
Map of the Old Oak Common development proposals, showing the future site of Hythe Road station
Hythe Road is located in Greater London
Hythe Road
Hythe Road
Location of Hythe Road in Greater London
Location Kensal Green
Local authority London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham
Managed by London Overground
Owner Network Rail
Number of platforms 3
Accessible Yes
Key dates
2026 Opening
Other information
Lists of stations
WGS84 51°31′41″N 0°14′30″W / 51.5281188°N 0.2416547°W / 51.5281188; -0.2416547Coordinates: 51°31′41″N 0°14′30″W / 51.5281188°N 0.2416547°W / 51.5281188; -0.2416547
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Hythe Road railway station is a proposed railway station in West London, UK. If constructed, it will be situated on the West London Line, between North Acton and Willesden Junction, within the London Overground commuter rail system. It will be located next to the planned Old Oak Common railway station and will offer interchange between London Overground and other rail services, including Crossrail (the Elizabeth Line) and High Speed 2. It is one of two proposed new stations which will connect with Old Oak Common, the other being Old Oak Common Lane on the North London line.[1]

Proposals

Hythe Road railway station would be situated about 700 metres (2,300 ft) from the mainline Old Oak Common station. Construction work would involved re-aligning the track along a new railway embankment built slightly to the north of the existing line and the demolition of industrial units along Salter Street, land currently owned by the vehicle sales company Car Giant.[2] The station structure will sit on a viaduct, with a bus interchange underneath. The station will incorporate 3 platforms, allowing through services between Stratford and Clapham Junction with an additional bay platform to accommodate terminating services from Clapham Junction.[3]

In October 2017, Transport for London began a public consultation on the construction of two new Overground stations, Hythe Road on the West London line and Old Oak Common Lane on the North London line.[4][2]


  Future services  
Preceding station   Overground roundel (no text).svg National Rail logo.svg London Overground   Following station
West London Line

References

  1. ^ "TfL seeks views on two new Old Oak stations". www.railtechnologymagazine.com. 17 October 2017. Retrieved 21 November 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Have your say on two potential new London Overground stations at Old Oak". TfL Consultation Hub. Retrieved 20 November 2017.
  3. ^ "Technical summary of the preferred option for Hythe Road station" (PDF). Transport for London. Retrieved 22 November 2017.
  4. ^ "First glimpse of how two new London Overground stations could look". Evening Standard. Retrieved 20 November 2017.
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