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Template:Infobox London station Template:Commonscat Hornsey railway station is a suburban train station located in Haringey, north London. It is in Travelcard Zone 3. The station is operated by First Capital Connect on behalf of Network Rail, and is situated next to the Hornsey train depot.

The New River canal flows to the east of the station.

HistoryEdit

The station was opened in 1850 by the Great Northern Railway (GNR).

Under plans approved in 1897, the station was to be served by the Great Northern and Strand Railway (GN&SR), a tube railway supported by the GNR which would have run underground beneath the GNR's tracks from Alexandra Palace to Finsbury Park and then into central London. The GN&SR stations on each side would have been the same as the main line stations. The GN&SR route and stations north of Finsbury Park were cancelled in 1902 when the GN&SR was taken over by Charles Yerkes' consortium which planned to merge it with the Brompton & Piccadilly Circus Railway to form a route from Finsbury Park to Hammersmith (now part of the London Underground's Piccadilly line).[1]

ServiceEdit

Services from the station run to Moorgate on weekdays until about 10.00pm, and into London King's Cross after 10.00pm on Mondays to Fridays, and all day on Saturdays and Sundays. The service uses class 313 EMUs.

The typical off-peak service is:

On Saturdays and Sundays the service is:

Local connectionsEdit

  • Turnpike Lane station on the London Underground's Piccadilly line is a 15 minute walk to the east.
  • Bus routes 41, N41 and N91 serve Tottenham Lane (southbound) and Church Lane (northbound) to the west of the station.

Future DevelopmentsEdit

1) Oyster pay and go will arrive at the station between April and September 2009, but no exact date has been confirmed.

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