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Encyclopedia > St Albans Branch Line
St Albans Abbey Branch Line
Stations

Watford Junction
Watford North
Garston
Bricket Wood
How Wood
Park Street
St Albans Abbey
Watford Junction station is a railway station in Watford, United Kingdom. ... Watford North is the first station on the St Albans Branch Line after leaving Watford Junction. ... Garston is the second station on the St Albans Branch Line after leaving Watford Junction. ... Bricket Wood is the intermediate station on the St Albans Branch Line. ... How Wood is the fourth station on the St Albans Branch Line after leaving Watford Junction. ... Park Street is a suburb of St Albans, Hertfordshire. ... St Albans Abbey railway station is a train station about 1 km south of St Albans town centre. ...

The St Albans Abbey Branch Line is a railway line from Watford Junction to St Albans Abbey railway station. In its short 6.5 miles, the route goes through town and countryside. The train is often referred to as the "Abbey Flyer", after St Albans Abbey. Watford Junction station is a train station in Watford, United Kingdom. ... St Albans Abbey railway station is a train station about 1 km south of St Albans town centre. ... Abbey gateway St Albans Abbey was an abbey at St Albans, Hertfordshire, England, dissolved in 1539 during the Dissolution of the Monasteries. ...


The line has been selected as one of Britain's first "Community Railways" by the Strategic Rail Authority - see the Abbeyline Community Rail Partnership website for more information. Categories: Stub ...


The 6.5-mile route was electrified at 25 kV AC overhead in 1987-1988, and is single track throughout. The line connects with the West Coast Main Line at Watford Junction. 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The WCML running alogside the M1 motorway in Northamptonshire The West Coast Main Line (WCML) is one of the most important intercity railway lines in the United Kingdom, part of the British railway system. ... Watford Junction station is a railway station in Watford, United Kingdom. ...


Passenger services are currently operated by Silverlink under the "Silverlink County" brand, using a 25kV AC voltage Class 321/4 electric multiple unit, or a 25kV Class 313 if a 321/4 is not available. On rare occasions a Class 150 diesel multiple unit has been substituted. Silverlink is a regional franchise in the British railway system with routes in suburban London and from London to Northampton. ... Class 321/3, no. ... A multiple unit is a passenger train whose carriages have their own motors, either diesel (DMUs) or electric (EMUs), and do not need to be hauled by a locomotive. ... Class 313/0, no. ... Class 150/2, no. ... DMU, type SA108 of Great Poland Voivodship in Poznan, Poland German DMU of class 628 A diesel multiple unit (DMU) is a multiple unit powered by a diesel engine. ...


Signalling on the line is simple - the line is operated under "One Train With Train Staff" rules, where only one train is allowed on the line at a time. Trains can be taken off the line into Watford Junction yard when required using a manual process, which takes some time.


There is an AHB level crossing outside Watford North operated by a treadle and a manual plunger for trains towards St Albans, and by a treadle for trains towards Watford Junction. The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ... Watford North is the first station on the St Albans Branch Line after leaving Watford Junction. ...


The service is a pay train and all stations between Watford North and St Albans Abbey are unstaffed, so any ticket can be bought on the train. If joining at Watford Junction, you will require a ticket before you join the train, otherwise you will have to pay full fare.


Since 1995, ABFLY - the Abbey Flyers Users Group has been campaigning to secure the future of the line and encourage its growth as an important transport link.


External links

Railway lines in London:
North London:  Gospel Oak-Barking Line   North London Line   Northern City Line   Lea Valley Lines  
 Watford Junction-St Albans Line 
East London:  Romford-Upminster Line  
South London:  Bexleyheath Line   Bromley North Line   Catford Loop Line   Dartford Loop Line 
 Hayes Line   Hounslow Loop Line   South London Line   Tattenham Corner Line   
West London:  West London Line

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St Albans Abbey to Hatfield (2105 words)
Albans Abbey Station preceded the main line Midland Railway station by 10 years; it became the terminus of two branch lines, the LNWR line from Watford and the GNR line from Hatfield.
There were several early proposals to provide St. Albans with a rail service and on 4th August 1853 the LNWR received parliamentary approval to construct a line from Watford; the single track branch opening on 4th May 1858.
Although the line was never made permanent it was substantially built and there have been many local requests over the years for the link to be reinstated.
St Albans Branch Line - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (507 words)
The St Albans Abbey Branch Line is a railway line from Watford Junction to St Albans Abbey railway station.
The branch line, single throughout, was opened from Watford Junction by the London and North Western Railway on 5 May 1858, the first railway to reach the town.
The terminus at St Albans had a name change to St Albans Abbey in 1924 to distinguish it from the Midland Railway main line station, opened in 1868.
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