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New Southgate opened in 1850 as Colney Hatch, and the station served the Colney Hatch Lunatic Asylum, which had opened around the same time. By the 1870s, the station had been renamed, as had the nearby district after residents objected to being linked too closely to the nearby hospital. Today, trains to New Southgate are part of the stopping service between London Moorgate and Welwyn Garden City. On weekdays after 10pm and on weekends, London services terminate at King's Cross. New Southgate station serves the predominantly residential neighbourhoods of Friern Barnet as well as New Southgate itself. Places of interest nearby include the former asylum, which has now been transformed into a residential development, with the former hospital farm now the Friern Village Park. On Station Road in New Southgate, the Millennium Green is home to a commemorative statue in memory of the writer Jerome K Jerome, who lived nearby.

Station details & facilities

Although New Southgate has four platforms, only two are in scheduled use, with trains for London departing from platform 1, and trains for Welwyn Garden City, from platform 2. The platforms are reached via a footbridge, where you will find the ticket counter. There are shelters on both platforms, but there is no step-free access to the trains. Alongside the car park on Station Road are ticket machines for when the counter is closed.

Departures and arrivals from New Southgate

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into New Southgate station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to MoorgateGreat Northern21:234On time
to MoorgateGreat Northern21:231On time
to MoorgateGreat Northern21:534On time
to MoorgateGreat Northern21:531On time
to MoorgateGreat Northern22:234On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Welwyn Garden CityGreat Northern21:234On time
from Welwyn Garden CityGreat Northern21:231On time
from Welwyn Garden CityGreat Northern21:534On time
from Welwyn Garden CityGreat Northern21:531On time
from Welwyn Garden CityGreat Northern22:234On time
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