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North Wembley Overground Station - East Lane, North Wembley, London, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner
N 51° 33.766 W 000° 18.253
30U E 686848 N 5715853
Quick Description: North Wembley tube station serves London Underground's Bakerloo Line as well as London Overground services. The entrance and ticket hall are on the south east side of East Lane with the platforms and tracks being at a lower level.
Location: London, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 11/12/2014 5:34:47 AM
Waymark Code: WMMW2G
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 0

Long Description:

Wikipedia has an article about the station that covers aspects of both the Underground and Overground:

North Wembley station is a Network Rail station served by London Overground (Watford DC Line) and London Underground (Bakerloo line) services. It is between South Kenton to the north, and Wembley Central to the south. It is located on the south side of East Lane in North Wembley, part of the London Borough of Brent.

The station was first opened by the London and North Western Railway on 15 June 1912 as part of the "New Line" between Euston and Watford Junction; LER, Bakerloo line services began on 16 April 1917. Originally to be called East Lane, after the road passing over the railway at this location, it was named North Wembley from opening. It was built to the same general design as the other new stations on the same line and the layout at North Wembley station makes it almost identical to Kenton two stops to the north. Ticket gates and departure boards were recently installed at this station.

Platform 1 for southbound services.

  • Services to London Euston operated by London Overground - 20 minute frequency daytime Monday to Saturday. 30 minutes at other times.
  • Services to Elephant & Castle operated by London Underground - every 5–10 minutes.

Platform 2 for northbound services.

  • Services to Watford Junction operated by London Overground - 20 minute frequency daytime Monday to Saturday. 30 minutes at other times.
  • Services to Harrow and Wealdstone operated by London Underground - every 5–10 minutes.

London Buses route 245 serve the station.

Is the station/depot currently used for railroad purposes?: Yes

Is the station/depot open to the public?: Yes

What rail lines does/did the station/depot serve?: London Overground & London Underground

Station/Depot Web Site: [Web Link]

If the station/depot is not being used for railroad purposes, what is it currently used for?: Not listed

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