Walthamstow Queen's Road railway station

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Walthamstow Queen's Road London Overground
Walthamstow Queen's Road Station (Exeter Road Entrance).jpg
The Ray Dudley Way station entrance in 2014
Walthamstow Queen's Road is located in Greater London
Walthamstow Queen's Road
Walthamstow Queen's Road
Location of Walthamstow Queen's Road in Greater London
Location Walthamstow
Local authority London Borough of Waltham Forest
Managed by London Overground
Owner Network Rail
Station code WMW
DfT category E
Number of platforms 2
Accessible Yes[1]
Fare zone 3
OSI Walthamstow Central London Underground London Overground[2]
National Rail annual entry and exit
2013–14 Increase 0.459 million[3]
2014–15 Increase 0.541 million[3]
2015–16 Increase 0.946 million[3]
2016–17 Decrease 0.219 million[3]
2017–18 Increase 0.501 million[3]
Key dates
1894 Opened
1968 Renamed "Walthamstow Queen's Road"
Other information
External links
  • Departures
  • Layout
  • Facilities
  • Buses
WGS84 51°34′54″N 0°01′26″W / 51.5817°N 0.024°W / 51.5817; -0.024Coordinates: 51°34′54″N 0°01′26″W / 51.5817°N 0.024°W / 51.5817; -0.024
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Walthamstow Queen's Road railway station is a London Overground station between Blackhorse Road and Leyton Midland Road stations on the Gospel Oak to Barking Line, 8 miles 7 chains (13.0 km) down the line from Gospel Oak. It is in Zone 3. It opened as "Walthamstow" on 9 July 1894 and was renamed on 6 May 1968[4][5] under British Rail. The station stands on Edinburgh Road (not Queens Road). There is step-free access from the street to both platforms.

The station is about 330 yards (300 m) from Walthamstow Central station and there is a direct footpath link between the two stations via a new exit onto Exeter Road. The footpath link, which opened in August 2014, is called Ray Dudley Way in commemoration of a local man who campaigned for the link for many years.[6]

The station is served by a train every 15 minutes in both directions throughout the day, though from June 2016 until February 2017 the service was suspended (with a rail-replacement bus in operation) whilst the line underwent major rebuilding work associated with electrification.[7]

References

  1. ^ "London and South East" (PDF). National Rail. September 2006. Archived from the original (PDF) on 6 March 2009.
  2. ^ "Out of Station Interchanges" (XLS). Transport for London. 19 February 2019.
  3. ^ a b c d e "Station usage estimates". Rail statistics. Office of Rail Regulation. Please note: Some methodology may vary year on year.
  4. ^ Forgotten Stations of Greater London by J.E.Connor and B.Halford
  5. ^ Chronology of London Railways by H.V.Borley
  6. ^ "Ray Dudley Way pedestrian footpath opened on Monday". The Bolton News. 13 August 2014. Retrieved 28 August 2014.
  7. ^ Table 62 National Rail timetable, May 2016

External links

  • Train times and station information for Walthamstow Queen's Road railway station from National Rail
Preceding station   Overground roundel (no text).svg National Rail logo.svg London Overground   Following station
towards Gospel Oak
Gospel Oak to Barking Line
towards Barking
  Historical Railways  
Blackhorse Road   Tottenham and Forest Gate Railway   Leyton Midland Road


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