Hampstead Heath railway station

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Template:Use dmy dates Template:Use British English Template:Infobox London station Hampstead Heath railway station is in London on the North London Line, between Template:Rws and Template:Rws stations, and in Travelcard Zone 2. Since 11 November 2007 it and the service there have been run by London Overground.

History

In the nineteenth century up to 100,000 people per day used the station at weekends and on public holidays as the Heath was a popular holiday destination for Londoners. The station was rebuilt, after Second World War bomb damage, in the 1990s in conjunction with works to allow Eurostar trains to use the North London Line.

Design

The platform canopies are in a pseudo-antique style which is in stark contrast to the poured concrete style of the rest of the station's structural features. The line runs below street level with access via staircases to each platform. Lifts are presently (2012) under construction and due to open by July<ref name="LOlifts">Template:Cite news</ref> Ticket barriers are in operation.

Location

The site of the station is served by London bus route 46.

Services

The typical service at the station in trains per hour is:

  • 4 westbound to Richmond via Template:Rws
  • 2 westbound to Clapham Junction also via Willesden Junction
  • 6 eastbound to Stratford via Template:Rws

Gallery

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References

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External links

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