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West Hampstead tube station

West Hampstead
West Hampstead is located in Greater London
West Hampstead
Location of West Hampstead in Greater London
Location West Hampstead
Local authority London Borough of Camden
Managed by London Underground
Number of platforms 2
Fare zone 2
OSI West Hampstead [1]
West Hampstead Thameslink
London Underground annual entry and exit
2011 8.23 million[2]
2012 9.71 million[2]
2013 10.16 million[2]
2014 10.59 million[2]
Key dates
1879 Opened (MR)
1939 Start (Bakerloo line)
1979 End (Bakerloo line)
1979 Start (Jubilee line)
Other information
Lists of stations
London Transport portal

West Hampstead is a London Underground Jubilee line station in West Hampstead. It is on West End Lane between Broadhurst Gardens and Blackburn Road and is in Travelcard Zone 2. It lies between Kilburn and Finchley Road tube stations. It is 100m from West Hampstead station on the London Overground North London Line and 200m from West Hampstead Thameslink station.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Access and interchanges 2
  • Development 3
  • Image gallery 4
  • Connections 5
  • References 6

History

The station was opened on 30 June 1879 by the Metropolitan Railway (now the Metropolitan line) when it extended its tracks from Swiss Cottage. The station acted as the temporary terminus of the branch until it was further extended to Willesden Green on 24 November 1879. On 20 November 1939 stopping services were transferred to the Bakerloo line when it took over operations on the Stanmore branch; at this time the platform was rebuilt in the Underground's standard style, but the station building was retained. Stopping services were transferred to the Jubilee line on 1 May 1979.[3] Metropolitan line services run through the station without stopping.

Access and interchanges

The station is not accessible by wheelchair. Facilities include an automatic ticket machine, two quick ticket machines, a ticket booth, countdown timers, a waiting room and both male and female toilets.

Most maps show the three stations as connections. Through ticketing is allowed.

Development

In 2008 it was proposed that the North and West London Light Railway could serve the station.[4]

Image gallery

Connections

London Buses routes 139, 328 and C11 serve the station.

References

  1. ^ "Out of Station Interchanges" (Microsoft Excel).  
  2. ^ a b c d "Multi-year station entry-and-exit figures" (XLS). London Underground station passenger usage data.  
  3. ^ Douglas Rose (1999), The London Underground: a Diagrammatic History, Capital Transport Publishing,  
  4. ^ "Reducing Car Use: Proposals for a Brent Cross Railway" (PDF). London Campaign for Better Transport. 2008. Retrieved 16 December 2009. 
Preceding station   London Underground   Following station
towards Stanmore
Jubilee line
towards Stratford
Disused railways
Preceding station   London Underground   Following station
towards Stanmore
Bakerloo line
Stanmore branch (1939–1979)
  Proposed  
Preceding station   London Underground   Following station
Metropolitan line
towards Baker Street or Aldgate
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