Moor Park tube station

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Moor Park London Underground
Moor Park stn main entrance.JPG
Main entrance, on the northbound side
Moor Park is located in Hertfordshire
Moor Park
Moor Park
Location of Moor Park in Hertfordshire
Location Moor Park
Local authority District of Three Rivers
Managed by London Underground
Number of platforms 4
Fare zone 6 and 7
London Underground annual entry and exit
2013 Increase 0.82 million[1]
2014 Increase 0.89 million[1]
2015 Decrease 0.89 million[1]
2016 Increase 0.91 million[1]
Key dates
1 September 1887 Metropolitan Railway's extension opened from the previous terminus at Pinner, en route to Rickmansworth, passing through here
15 March 1899 Great Central Railway services began passing through here
9 May 1910 Opened as "Sandy Lodge"
18 October 1923 Renamed "Moor Park and Sandy Lodge"
2 November 1925 Extension to Watford opened from both Moor Park & Sandy Lodge and Rickmansworth; extension of electric train services as far as Rickmansworth
June 1938 Goods yard closed[2]
25 September 1950 Renamed "Moor Park"
1961[3] Station rebuilt, given quadruple track
1993 Suspension of Chiltern services
Other information
Lists of stations
External links
  • TfL station info page
WGS84 51°37′48″N 0°25′52″W / 51.63°N 0.431°W / 51.63; -0.431Coordinates: 51°37′48″N 0°25′52″W / 51.63°N 0.431°W / 51.63; -0.431
Underground sign at Westminster.jpg London Transport portal

Moor Park is a London Underground station in the Three Rivers district of Hertfordshire, serving those living on the Moor Park estate, and also on the neighbouring Eastbury and South Oxhey estates. The station is outside the Greater London boundary but is in both Zone 6 and Zone 7.

Moor Park station is on the Metropolitan line between Rickmansworth (towards Amersham or Chesham), Croxley (towards Watford) and Northwood (towards central London) stations.

It lies between Sandy Lodge Golf Course and Moor Park. The station has four platforms, two for northbound trains (one for the slow/semi-fast trains and one for the fast trains) and two for southbound trains to Baker Street (one for the slow/semi-fast trains and one for fast).

Since 2011, fast and semi-fast trains have only run during peak times, with services to Aldgate from platform 2 during the morning peak, and services to Amersham and Chesham from platform 1 during the evening peak.

At all other times, and all day at weekends, trains depart from platforms 3 and 4, providing all stations services to Baker Street or Aldgate to the south and to Watford, Amersham or Chesham in the northbound direction.

Despite sharing the fast lines with the Amersham/Chesham trains, British Rail (Chiltern) (now Chiltern Railways) trains to Aylesbury/Marylebone ceased calling here in 1993.


  1. ^ a b c d "Multi-year station entry-and-exit figures" (XLS). London Underground station passenger usage data. Transport for London. March 2017. Retrieved 28 May 2017. 
  2. ^ Hardy, Brian, ed. (March 2011). "How it used to be - freight on The Underground 50 years ago". Underground News. London Underground Railway Society (591): 175–183. ISSN 0306-8617. 
  3. ^ Chronology of London Railways by H.V.Borley


External links

    • Moor Park station platforms, 1944
    • Moor Park station entrance, 2001
  • London Transport Museum Photographic Archive Moor Park station platforms, 1962.
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towards Amersham or Chesham
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  Chiltern Lines
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