The Anonymous Widower

Is There A Worse Station Than This In London?

I took the last train for some time to North Sheen station, which I had been told was bad, but I couldn’t believe what I found.

This Google Map shows the station layout.

  • It must have one of the longest lists of fundamental faults of any station.
  • To get into and out of the station, you need to climb up and down a step footbridge.
  • It has the worst step-free access I’ve ever seen.
  • There were no staff.
  • It has an inconvenient level crossing.
  • There was no car parking or even anywhere to drop and pick up a passenger.

In some ways, what makes matters worse is that the station has ten-car platforms which at times must bring large numbers of passengers.

The only good thing about the station, was that a ticket machine was on the platform.

It is a truly dreadful station.





January 1, 2017 - Posted by | Transport/Travel | , ,


  1. […]  Is There A Worse Station Than This In London?, describes North Sheen station. […]

    Pingback by Around The Hounslow Loop Line « The Anonymous Widower | January 1, 2017 | Reply

  2. It’s not as grim as the ‘scenic’ walkway to Angel Road station from Conduit Lane.

    Comment by Paul | January 2, 2017 | Reply

  3. I’ll agree Angel Road is bad, But Angel Road only handles about a twentieth of the passengers that North Sheen does. It’s also going to be rebuilt.into Meridian Waters.

    Comment by AnonW | January 2, 2017 | Reply

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