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Woodford London Underground
Woodford Station.jpg
Station entrance
Location Woodford
Local authority London Borough of Redbridge
Managed by London Underground
Number of platforms 3
Accessible Yes
Fare zone 4
Key dates
1856 (1856) Opened
18 April 1966 Goods yard closed
Other information
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Woodford is a London Underground station in Woodford in the London Borough of Redbridge, United Kingdom.

The station is on the Central Line between South Woodford and Buckhurst Hill. The station is also a terminus (an ending point) for services from Hainault by way of Chigwell.

History

The station was opened on 22 August 1856 as part of the Eastern Counties Railway branch to Loughton. It was changed by the successor company, the Great Eastern Railway, to include services to Ilford by way of the Fairlop Loop that was opened in 1903. After 1923 the station came under the control of the London & North Eastern Railway until it was given to the London Passenger Transport Board (LT) on 14 December 1947 as part of the extension of the Central Line services of the London Underground. The station was a terminus for the Central Line, with passengers transferring to a steam shuttle towards Epping, until electric services began as far as Loughton (and around the 'loop' to Hainault) on 21 November 1948.

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Preceding station   Underground no-text.svg London Underground   Following station
South Woodford
towards Ealing Broadway or West Ruislip
Central line
Buckhurst Hill
towards Epping
Roding Valley
towards Hainault, Ealing Broadway, or
West Ruislip
Central line Terminus
Proposed
Preceding station   Underground no-text.svg London Underground   Following station
South Woodford
towards Wimbledon
Chelsea-Hackney line
Crossrail 2
Buckhurst Hill
towards Epping

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