Maze Hill railway station

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Maze Hill railway station, in the Maze Hill area of Greenwich, London, is the closest railway station to Greenwich Park, being about two minutes walk from the north-east corner of the park.


Maze Hill station opened in 1873 and for five years functioned as a terminus on a line linked to the North Kent Line just west of Charlton. On 1 February 1878 a cut-and-cover tunnel link between Greenwich and Maze Hill was opened, completing a through line for the London and Greenwich Railway to the North Kent Line.

In April 2002 the station was the scene of a fight between Charlton Athletic and Southampton football hooligans that became known as The Battle of Maze Hill.


The station lies at the eastern end of a tunnel underneath the grounds of the National Maritime Museum - itself only a 5- to 10-minute walk away through the park.

The station allows passengers to board west-bound trains to Greenwich and Deptford and then on to central London, and east-bound trains towards Dartford and north Kent.


The typical off-peak service from the station is:

  • 6tph (trains per hour) to London Cannon Street
  • 2tph to Slade Green, returning to London Cannon Street via Sidcup
  • 2tph to Slade Green, returning to London Cannon Street via Bexleyheath
  • 2tph to Dartford

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