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This is a station on the 6.5 mile Watford to St Albans Abbey branch line. It is the first station on the line and is about 1 1/2 miles south east of St Albans Abbey station.
For more information about the line and it's history go to The Abbeyline Website
Railway type and traffic
In a day you will see one unit working the line, all day. This has been either Class 313, 321 or 150 on occasion.
Charters are very rare due to pathing constraints and test trains have been know to visit on an annual basis.
Engineering is more likely to be carried out by road rail equipment.
Park Street is a quite suburban housing area, the station is nothing more than a platform and a bush shelter.
From the M25, Junction 21a:
Head north up the A405, at the first roundabout take the second exit and continue along the dual carriageway until you reach the roundabout that adjoins the M10. There take the 4th exit, pretty much doubling back on yourself and follow this into Park Street Village. The station is signposted but it is well hidden.Click here to set up your location for directions to this location Park Street Station, Abbeyline map co-ordinates
There is a small car park opposite the station.
There are some small village type shops in the area.
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Park Street Station, Abbeyline
Park Street Station, Abbeyline general view map
Park Street Station, Abbeyline close up map
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Park Street Station, Abbeyline
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The line curves in for southbound workings and is dead straight for northbound workings. The OLE masts are all on the opposite side of the line.
General views - All photographs © Marcus Dawson unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking north east
Fig 2 - Looking north east
Fig 3 - Looking south west
Fig 4 - Looking south west
Fig 5 - Looking south west
Fig 6 - Looking north east
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