Hadley Wood railway station

Hadley Wood

The 1960s built station building

Hadley Wood

Location of Hadley Wood in Greater London
Location Hadley Wood
Local authority London Borough of Enfield
Managed by First Capital Connect
Station code HDW
Number of platforms 4
Fare zone 6

National Rail annual entry and exit
2002-03  0.182 million[1]
2004-05 increase0.207 million[1]
2005-06 increase0.245 million[1]
2006-07 increase0.345 million[1]
2007-08 increase0.394 million[1]
2008-09 increase0.402 million[1]

1 May 1885 Station opened

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Coordinates: 51°40′08″N 0°10′34″W / 51.6688°N 0.1761°W / 51.6688; -0.1761

Hadley Wood railway station is in the London Borough of Enfield in north London, England. The station is in Travelcard Zone 6, serving the suburb of Hadley Wood. Hadley Wood is managed and served by First Capital Connect.

The station has four platforms, but only the outer platforms are in everyday use, with fast services using the central tracks, and First Capital Connect services using the outer tracks and calling at the station. The inner platforms have recently been re-surfaced however, and are generally only used during emergencies.



The station was opened on 1 May 1885 by the Great Northern Railway (GNR).[2]


There is a Shere self-service ticket machine at the station entrance, installed in Autumn 2008, replacing the previous (Avantix) machine.

Oyster pay as you go can now be used to and from this station as well as on the majority of National Rail services in Greater London. Customers should touch in and touch out at the validators provided to ensure they are charged the correct fare.


First Capital Connect Train Services

The service from the station runs to Moorgate on weekdays until about 9.30pm, and into London Kings Cross after 9.30pm Mondays to Fridays and all day on Saturdays and Sundays. Normally the service uses class 313 EMUs, as these are the only units cleared to Moorgate, although on weekends sometimes class 317 EMUs are used instead.

The typical off-peak service is 3 trains per hour to Moorgate, reduced to 2 trains after 7pm. However, Moorgate trains run only on weekdays up until 9:15pm. Late evening and weekend trains run every 30 mins to Kings Cross. There are 3 trains per hour to Welwyn Garden City, reduced to 2 trains per hour in the late evenings and at weekends.[3]

Timetables for Hadley Wood can be seen and downloadedhere.

Bus Services

An infrequent bus service is provided at the bus stop across the road from the station by Transport for London bus route 399. This is a circular route from Barnet (the Spires) which serves Hadley Wood railway station on the return section of its journey. Buses run once an hour from this stop on Monday to Saturday from 10.06 until 14.06. There is no service on Sundays or public holidays.

A more frequent bus service to Potters Bar (Cranborne Road) or Arnos Grove tube station via Cockfosters tube station (bus 298), can be accessed from Cockfosters Road, a 10-15 minute walk from Hadley Wood railway station.

Ticket Office Opening Times & Station Staffing Hours

Below are the current opening and staffing times for Hadley Wood, as of 2010.[4]

Ticket Office Hours
Day Opens Closes
Monday to Friday 06:35 10:00
Saturday - -
Sunday - -
Station Staffing Hours
Day From Until
Monday to Friday 06:25 10:10
Saturday - -
Sunday - -



Preceding station National Rail Following station
New Barnet
First Capital Connect
Great Northern stopping
Potters Bar


  1. ^ a b c d e f "Station usage". Rail statistics. Office of Rail Regulation. 30 April 2010. http://www.rail-reg.gov.uk/server/show/nav.1529. Retrieved 17 January 2011.  Please note: Some methodology may vary year on year.
  2. ^ Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. p. 111. ISBN 1 85260 508 1. R508. 
  3. ^ http://www.firstcapitalconnect.co.uk/Main.php?sEvent=Timetables&crs_code=HDW
  4. ^ http://www.firstcapitalconnect.co.uk/Main.php?sEvent=StationInfo&crs_code=HDW

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