Queen's Park station

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Queen's Park
London Underground London Overground
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Queen's Park is located in Greater London
Queen's Park
Queen's Park
Location of Queen's Park in Greater London
Location Queen's Park
Local authority Brent
Grid reference TQ245832
Managed by London Underground1
Owner Network Rail
Station code QPW
Number of platforms 6 (4 operational)2
Fare zone 2
London Underground annual entry and exit
2008 Increase 5.660 million3
2009 Decrease 5.286 million4
2010 Decrease 5.210 million5
National Rail annual entry and exit
2007–08 Increase 1.564 million6
2008–09 Decrease 1.555 million6
2009–10 Increase 2.320 million6
2010–11 Increase 3.587 million6
2011-12 Increase 4.057 million6
2012-13 Increase 4.102 million6
Railway companies
Original company London and North Western Railway
Pre-grouping London and North Western Railway
Post-grouping London, Midland and Scottish Railway
Key dates
2 June 1879 (1879-06-02) Opened as Queen's Park (West Kilburn)
11 February 1915 Bakerloo line service introduced
December 1954 Renamed Queen's Park
Other information
Lists of stations
External links
Portal icon London Transport portal
Portal icon UK Railways portalCoordinates: 51°32′02″N 0°12′23″W / 51.5339°N 0.2063°W / 51.5339; -0.2063

Queen's Park station is a station served regularly by London Underground and London Overground. London Midland previously made 3 operational calls daily, which were not found in public timetables. As of the December 2013 timetable these stops no longer exist, with no scheduled mainline services calling at the station.7It is in West Kilburn at the southern end of Salusbury Road, near the public park from which it takes its name. The station is in Travelcard Zone 2.

History

The station was first opened by the London and North Western Railway (LNWR) on 2 June 1879 on the main line from London to Birmingham.8

Services on the Bakerloo line were extended from Kilburn Park to Queen's Park on 11 February 1915.9 On 10 May 1915 Bakerloo services began to operate north of Queen's Park as far as Willesden Junction over the recently built Watford DC Line tracks shared with the LNWR.9

Station layout

All platforms at Queen's Park station are on the surface; the slow main line platforms do not have a regular daytime service, being reserved for use during engineering work or partial line closures. The Bakerloo line tunnel portals are about 300 metres (980 ft) to the east of the station. The two inner station tracks, platforms 3 (westbound) and 2 (eastbound), split into four tracks in a carriage shed to the west of the station. Bakerloo line services starting or ending at Queen's Park normally do so in the two centre tracks of the 4-track carriage shed. Bakerloo line trains joining or leaving the Watford DC Line do so by passing through the carriage shed on one of the two outer tracks, which merge into the Watford DC Line, the latter of which becomes the station's outer tracks. Around a third of Bakerloo line trains terminate at Queen's Park rather than continuing to Willesden Junction or Stonebridge Park or Harrow & Wealdstone stations. All platforms are accessed through ticket barriers.

Transport connections

London Buses routes 6 (24 hour service), 36 (24 hour service), 187 and 316 pass to the south of the station via one or more of Kilburn Lane, Carlton Vale and Shirland Road. Route 206 passes to the north of the station via Salusbury Road and Brondesbury Road. The triangular road junction south of the station is the "West Kilburn (The Falcon)" terminus for route 36. No buses actually pass the station entrance.

Gallery

References

  1. ^ Platforms 5 and 6 at Queen's Park have no regular service.
  2. ^ "Customer metrics: entries and exits: 2008". London Underground performance update. Transport for London. Retrieved 26 December 2012. 
  3. ^ "Customer metrics: entries and exits: 2009". London Underground performance update. Transport for London. Retrieved 26 December 2012. 
  4. ^ "Customer metrics: entries and exits: 2010". London Underground performance update. Transport for London. Retrieved 26 December 2012. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f "Station usage estimates". Rail statistics. Office of Rail Regulation.  Please note: Some methodology may vary year on year.
  6. ^ GB National Rail Timetable 2013-14, Table 66 & Network Rail Working TimeTable CB01, 8 December 2013 - 17 May 2014 (Network Rail)
  7. ^ "Bakerloo Line, Dates". Clive's Underground Line Guides. Retrieved 2008-07-21. 
  8. ^ a b Rose, Douglas (1999). The London Underground, A Diagrammatic History. Douglas Rose/Capital Transport. ISBN 1-85414-219-4. 

External links

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