Crouch Hill railway station
The station in 2016
|Local authority||London Borough of Islington|
|Managed by||London Overground|
|Number of platforms||2|
|National Rail annual entry and exit|
|London transport portal|
Crouch Hill railway station is a London Overground station on Crouch Hill between Stroud Green and Crouch End in the London Borough of Islington, north London. It is on the Gospel Oak to Barking line, 3 miles 65 chains (6.1 km) from St Pancras (measured via Kentish Town and Mortimer Street Junction) and is situated between Upper Holloway and Harringay Green Lanes.
The National Location Code (NLC) for this station is 7406.
The station has two platforms, one for each direction. Platform 1 is for trains toward Gospel Oak and platform 2 is for trains toward Barking. This station does not have a ticket office except for the security office, which is not officially part of the station but is next to the stairs to one of the platforms. However, staff are present on the platforms during the hours trains are running. This station has two ticket and two Oyster card machines; one for each platform as well as two waiting rooms. This station has a shelter on each platform. The platforms are only reachable by stairs.
There are no current plans to introduce lift access. The station was briefly equipped with APTIS ticketing equipment in 1988/89.
Since January 2010, trains run every 15 minutes in each direction, towards either Gospel Oak or Barking throughout the day. All trains from the station are operated by London Overground. The typical off-peak service in trains per hour (tph) is:
From June 2016 until February 2017, services are disrupted due to ongoing electrification work (including track lowering, bridge reconstruction, overhead wire installation and platform lengthening). Weekday trains are only running between Gospel Oak and South Tottenham until late September, with a total line blockade in place thereafter until February 2017. Weekend services meanwhile will be replaced by buses until June 2017.
Whilst the station has no direct interchange to a tube station, Finsbury Park station is a fifteen-minute walk away along Stroud Green Road. Archway tube station is also a twenty-minute walk away. There is also a direct bus link - London Buses route W7.
- "Station usage estimates". Rail statistics. Office of Rail Regulation. Please note: Some methodology may vary year on year.
- Yonge, John; Padgett, David; Szwenk, John (August 2013) . Bridge, Mike (ed.). Railway Track Diagrams 4: Midlands & North West (3rd ed.). Bradford on Avon: Trackmaps. map 1R. ISBN 978-0-9549866-7-4.
- National Railway Stations (Sorted by Three Letter Code) Archived 4 March 2016 at the Wayback Machine
- Gospel Oak to Barking timetable
- Crouch Hill Rail Station - Bus
- Crouch Hill Station/Hanley Road - Bus
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|Preceding station||London Overground||Following station|
towards Gospel Oak
|Gospel Oak to Barking Line||
|Hornsey Road||Tottenham & Hampstead Junction Railway||Harringay Green Lanes|