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Upney tube station

Upney
Station entrance on Upney Lane
Upney is located in Greater London
Upney
Location of Upney in Greater London
Location Barking
Local authority London Borough of Barking and Dagenham
Managed by London Underground
Number of platforms 2
Accessible Yes [1]
Fare zone 4
London Underground annual entry and exit
2011 2.11 million[2]
2012 2.13 million[2]
2013 2.30 million[2]
2014 2.53 million[2]
Key dates
1932 Opened by London, Midland and Scottish Railway
1948 Ownership transferred to British Railways
1969 Ownership transferred to London Transport
Other information
Lists of stations
London Transport portal

Upney is a London Underground station on Upney Lane in the Barking neighbourhood of the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham in East London, England. The station is on the District line and in London fare zone 4. The station was opened in 1932 by the London, Midland and Scottish Railway on the local electrified tracks that were extended to Upminster from Barking.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Design 2
  • Services 3
  • Gallery 4
  • Connections 5
  • References 6
  • External links 7

History

The station was opened in 1932 when the electrified District line was extended to Upminster from Barking. The station was constructed and initially operated by the London, Midland and Scottish Railway with services provided by the District line from the outset.

Design

The station buildings are of typical 1930s design and the platforms are arranged on a central island with a sloping walkway connection to the ticket hall. The station design is very similar to Dagenham Heathway and Elm Park.

Services

Typical off-peak service from the station is:

Preceding station   London Underground   Following station
District line
towards Upminster

Gallery

Connections

London Buses route 62 serves the station.

References

  1. ^ "Step free Tube Guide" (PDF).  
  2. ^ a b c d "Multi-year station entry-and-exit figures" (XLS). London Underground station passenger usage data.  

External links

  • Loxford Chase
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