Wembley Central station

Railway and London Underground station

The Wembley Central station is a railway (train) station in Wembley, London. It is a transfer station on the West Coast Main Line, London Overground and London Underground Backerloo Line.

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Wembley Central is located in Greater London
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Wembley Central
Location of Wembley Central in Greater London
Local authorityLondon Borough of Brent
Managed byLondon Underground[1]
OwnerNetwork Rail
Station codeWMB
DfT categoryC2
Number of platforms6 (4 in regular use)
Fare zone4
London Underground annual entry and exit
2016Decrease 5.77 million[3]
2017Increase 5.93 million[3]
2018Decrease 5.60 million[4]
2019Increase 5.65 million[5]
2020Decrease 3.77 million[6]
National Rail annual entry and exit
2015–16Increase 3.384 million[7]
2016–17Decrease 3.342 million[7]
– interchange 75,185[7]
2017–18Increase 3.344 million[7]
– interchange Decrease 70,081[7]
2018–19Increase 3.351 million[7]
– interchange Increase 89,217[7]
2019–20Increase 3.521 million[7]
– interchange Increase 0.145 million[7]
Key dates
1842Station opened as "Sudbury"
1 May 1882Renamed "Sudbury & Wembley"
1 November 1910renamed "Wembley for Sudbury"
16 April 1917Bakerloo line
1948Street level buildings reconstructed within shopping arcade
5 July 1948renamed "Wembley Central"
24 September 1982Bakerloo line service withdrawn
4 June 1984Bakerloo line service re-instated
June 2008Station building demolished for re-development
Other information
External links
WGS8451°33′09″N 0°17′48″W / 51.552633°N 0.29663°W / 51.552633; -0.29663Coordinates: 51°33′09″N 0°17′48″W / 51.552633°N 0.29663°W / 51.552633; -0.29663



  1. "Step free Tube Guide" (PDF). Transport for London. March 2019. Archived (PDF) from the original on 1 June 2019.
  2. 3.0 3.1 "Multi-year station entry-and-exit figures (2007–2017)". London Underground station passenger usage data. Transport for London. January 2018. Archived from the original (XLSX) on 31 July 2018. Retrieved 22 July 2018.
  3. "Station Usage Data" (CSV). Usage Statistics for London Stations, 2018. Transport for London. 21 August 2019. Archived from the original on 22 May 2020. Retrieved 27 April 2020.
  4. "Station Usage Data" (XLSX). Usage Statistics for London Stations, 2019. Transport for London. 23 September 2020. Archived from the original on 9 November 2020. Retrieved 9 November 2020.
  5. "Station Usage Data" (XLSX). Usage Statistics for London Stations, 2020. Transport for London. 16 April 2021. Retrieved 1 January 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  6. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 7.5 7.6 7.7 7.8 "Station usage estimates". Rail statistics. Office of Rail Regulation. Please note: Some methodology may vary year on year.

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