Bricket Wood Railway Station History:
The history of Bricket Wood Station began in 1858 when small terminus was opened in Bricket Wood village, St Albans, UK. Bricket Wood has also appeared in several movies including but not limited to, She’ll Have to Go (Maid for Murder 1962), Night of the Demon (1957), Double Confession (1950), Poison Pen (1939), Victoria the Great (1937), and Impact (1963).
Bricket Wood Train Station is also famous for being used by several Edwardian families from London who mostly visited Bricket Wood, St Albans for the picturesque countryside and fresh air.
The station code of Bricket Wood Rail Station is BWO. It has one platform. Bricket Wood Statin serves more than 26,618 (2017/18) passengers per year.
Trains to Bricket Wood – Bricket Wood Station:
The train station in Bricket Wood is also enlisted amongst the longest surviving original station buildings in the UK. Bricket Wood Station was on high alert during the 1950s when Soviet aggression targets the UK with threats. A total of 25 atom-bomb-proof control bunkers were decided to be erected at certain areas but only 5 were able to be completed. Bricket Wood was one of the five sites to have a bunker. You can still visit the bunker at Bricket Wood railway station today.
Bricket Wood Railway Station is managed by London Northwestern Railway and governed by St Albans local authority.
Bricket Wood Station Trust:
Established in December 2017 – Bricket Wood Station Heritage Trust is a CIO (Charitable Incorporated Organisation). Its sole objectives are:
- To preserve, renovate, reconstruct and operate the station to benefit the residents of Bricket Wood
- To prompt education through and about Bricket Wood Station to the public
Bricket Wood Station services, Arrivals & Departures:
Bricket Wood trains services are operational every 45 mins Monday to Saturday and hourly on Sundays from Watford Junction Station to St Albans. The distance between Bricket Wood and St Albans is 4.7 miles (13 mins). The distance between Bricket Wood Station and St Albans Abbey Station is 4 miles (9 mins).
(Photo Courtesy: Bricket Wood Station Trust – Source)
How Can I Get to Bricket Wood Train Station?
Getting to and from Bricket Wood Station will cost you as less as £10 only if you utilise the following Bricket Wood travel guide for travelling to and from Bricket Wood Railway Station by Bricket Wood public transportation.
Travel to Bricket Wood Train Station by Train – Use the following train stations nearest to Bricket Wood for travelling to Bricket Wood station by train: St Albans Abbey (AL1 2PS).
Travel to Bricket Wood Train Station by Bus/Coach – Use the following Bricket Wood bus stations nearest to Bricket Wood Station to reach the station by bus or coach: Green Stop 1, 2 (AL2 3TL), South Riding (AL2 3NQ) and Hamilton Close Stop B (AL2 3LZ).
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Contact Details of Bricket Wood Train Station:
- Bricket Wood Train Station Address – Station Road, Bricket Wood, St Albans, Hertfordshire, UK
- Bricket Wood Train Station Postcode – AL2 3PQ
- Bricket Wood Train Station Contact Number – 0333 311 0006 (Contact Centre), 0800 0248997 (Helpline Contact)
- Bricket Wood Train Station Opening Hours – Helpline opening hours are 8 AM to 10 PM (Monday to Sunday)