Apsley railway station

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Apsley National Rail
Apsley Station 02 (25-08-2007).JPG
Location
PlaceApsley
Local authorityBorough of Dacorum
Grid referenceTL062048
Operations
Station codeAPS
Managed byLondon Northwestern Railway
Number of platforms4
DfT categoryE
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2013/14Increase 0.486 million
2014/15Increase 0.510 million
2015/16Increase 0.576 million
2016/17Increase 0.634 million
2017/18Decrease 0.632 million
History
Key datesOpened 26 September 1938 (26 September 1938)
National RailUK railway stations
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Apsley from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
Platform view (1991)

Apsley railway station is in Apsley, on the southern outskirts of Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, England. One of two railway stations now serving the town, the other is Hemel Hempstead just up the line in Boxmoor.

The station is 23 miles (37 km) north west of London Euston on the West Coast Main Line. Apsley is managed and train services are operated by London Northwestern Railway.

History[edit]

The station was designed by the architect William Henry Hamlyn[1] and opened on 26 September 1938, to serve the paper producing area of Apsley Mill and Nash Mill, it was operated initially by the London, Midland and Scottish Railway. The station then passed on to the London Midland Region of British Railways on nationalisation in 1948.

When Sectorisation was introduced in the 1980s, the station was served by Network SouthEast until the Privatisation of British Railways.

Services[edit]

Monday to Saturday a half-hourly service to London Euston southbound and Tring (Saturdays Milton Keynes Central) northbound. Evenings and Sundays there is an hourly service in each direction. A number of night and rush hour services are extended to and from Birmingham New Street and Coventry. There is also one train to and from Crewe on weekdays.[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Lawrence, David (2018). British Rail Architecture 1948-97. Crecy Publishing Ltd. p. 21. ISBN 9780860936855.
  2. ^ GB eNRT December 2015 Edition, Tables 66 & 67 (Network Rail)

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Hemel Hempstead   London Northwestern Railway
West Coast Main Line
  Kings Langley

Coordinates: 51°43′59″N 0°27′47″W / 51.733°N 0.463°W / 51.733; -0.463