Euston railway station
Location of Euston Station in Greater London
|Local authority||London Borough of Camden|
|Managed by||Network Rail|
|Number of platforms||18|
|National Rail annual entry and exit|
|Lists of stations|
Euston station is a major railway station and London Underground station in north central London, in the London Borough of Camden. It is the seventh busiest rail terminal in London (by entries and exits). It is one of 18 British railway stations managed by Network Rail, and is the southern terminus of the West Coast Main Line. Euston is the main rail gateway for Virgin services to/from the West Midlands, the North West, North Wales and Scotland. It is also a rail gateway for London Midland services to/from Greater London, West Midlands and the North West.
Services[change | change source]
The following services from Euston are:
- Virgin Trains operates an intensive express network.
- 2 trains per hour to Birmingham New Street and Manchester Piccadilly
- 1 train each hour to Chester, Glasgow Central and Liverpool Lime Street.
- Additional services operate between Euston-Birmingham International / Sandwell & Dudley / Wolverhampton / Holyhead / Bangor / Carlisle / Lancaster / Preston / Wigan and one per day on Monday-Friday between Euston-Wrexham.
- London Midland operates long and short distance services.
- 2 trains per hour to Birmingham New Street via Watford, Tring, Hemel Hempstead and Milton Keynes.
- 1 train each hour to Crewe and Milton Keynes Central and Northampton.
- 2 trains per hour to Tring
- 2 trains per day to both Wolverhampton and Liverpool Lime Street
- There are additional London Midland services between Euston-Coventry / Stafford / Stoke-on-Trent.
- Additional services between London Euston and Leighton Buzzard / Bletchley / Rugby.
- Two services each day to Watford Junction and three services each day from Watford Junction.
- There is two services each day between Euston-St Albans Abbey and one service on Monday-Friday between London Euston and Harrow & Wealdstone.
- London Overground operates local commuter services.
- 2 trains per hour to Watford Junction.
- Some peak services may start/terminate at Queens Park or South Hampstead or Harrow & Wealdstone in order for passengers to take the faster London Midland and Virgin Trains services.
- First ScotRail operates Caledonian Sleeper services.
- Lowland sleeper service to Glasgow Central and Edinburgh Waverley.
- Southern additionally operate a limited service between London Euston and Watford Junction / Milton Keynes Central.
London Underground[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Euston station|
- "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.
- London Euston is a seldom-used alt ernative.
- "Station Usage 2006/07". Network Rail. http://www.rail-reg.gov.uk/upload/pdf/station-usage-report-2006-07.pdf. Retrieved 2008-08-23.
- "Stations Run by Network Rail". Network Rail. http://www.networkrail.co.uk/aspx/765.aspx. Retrieved 2008-08-22.