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Wanstead tube station

Wanstead
Northern entrance
Wanstead is located in Greater London
Wanstead
Location of Wanstead in Greater London
Location Wanstead
Local authority London Borough of Redbridge
Managed by London Underground
Number of platforms 2
Fare zone 4
London Underground annual entry and exit
2011 2.57 million[1]
2012 2.56 million[1]
2013 2.73 million[1]
2014 3.09 million[1]
Key dates
1947 Opened
Other information
Lists of stations
London Transport portal

Wanstead is a London Underground station in Wanstead, on the Hainault loop of the Central line. It is in Zone 4.

Construction of the station had started in the 1930s, but was delayed by the onset of World War 2. Wanstead was not opened until 14 December 1947. The station buildings, located opposite The Green, were designed by architect Charles Holden, like many other stations on the branch. It kept its original wooden escalator until 2003, one of the last underground tube stations to do so.

The station has been extensively refurbished since 2006, with the original platform wall tiling, that had become badly damaged, being replaced.

Contents

  • Connections 1
  • Gallery 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Connections

London Buses routes[2] 66, 101, 145, 308, W12, W13, W14 and night routes N8 and N55 serve the station.

Gallery

References

  1. ^ a b c d "Multi-year station entry-and-exit figures" (XLS). London Underground station passenger usage data.  
  2. ^ http://www.tfl.gov.uk/gettingaround/maps/buses/pdf/wanstead-a4.pdf

External links

  • Wanstead station on CharlesHolden.com
Preceding station   London Underground   Following station
Central line
Hainault loop
towards Hainault or
Woodford (via Hainault)


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