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Alperton
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Platforms at Alperton tube station
Location Alperton
Local authority London Borough of Brent
Managed by London Underground
Number of platforms 2
Fare zone 4
London Underground annual entry and exit
2005 2.405 million
2007 3.006 million
Key dates
1903
1932
Opened (MDR)
Service changes from District Line to Piccadilly Line
Other information
Lists of stations

Alperton is a London Underground station on the Uxbridge branch of the Piccadilly Line. The station is between Sudbury Town and Park Royal. It is on Ealing Road (A4089 road) a short distance from the junction with Bridgewater Road (A4005) and is close to Alperton Bus Garage and the Paddington branch of the Grand Union Canal. The station is in Travelcard Zone 4.

Services

The typical off-peak service is a train in each direction every ten minutes. Half of northbound trains terminate at Rayners Lane and the other half continue to the terminus of the line at Uxbridge.

  • Butt, R.V.J. (October 1995). The Directory of Railway Stations: details every public and private passenger station, halt, platform and stopping place, past and present (1st Edition ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 1-8526-0508-1. OCLC 60251199.
  • Jowett, Alan (2000). Jowett's Nationalised Railway Atlas (1st ed.). Penryn, Cornwall: Atlantic Transport Publishers. ISBN 0-9068-9999-0. OCLC 228266687.


    • Alperton station, 1916
    • Ticket office, 1927
    • New station, 1933
    • Ticket hall, 1933. Showing structure of reinforced concrete roof
    • View of platforms and shelter, 1958
    • Alperton Station, 2001. With appearance marred by rooftop safety barriers
Preceding station   Underground no-text.svg London Underground   Following station
Sudbury Town
towards Rayners Lane or Uxbridge
Piccadilly line
Park Royal
towards Cockfosters
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