- Theydon Bois tube station
Theydon Bois is a
London Undergroundstation in the Epping Forest district of Essex. It is served by the Central Lineand is between Debden and Epping. For the purposes of fare charging it is in Zone 6.
The station was opened as "Theydon" by the
Great Eastern Railwayon April 24 1865. It was renamed "Theydon Bois" on December 1 1865. Central Linetrains first served the station on September 25 1949. It has one of the longest platforms on the entire Underground, as the station was originally built and used by dairy farmers serving London. 'Milk trains' to Liverpool Street and Broad Street were a regular feature in the timetable until the underpass from Leytonto Stratfordwas built.
The station today
5 February 2006, the station is one of the first on the network to operate without a staffed ticket office. [Transport for London, " [http://www.tfl.gov.uk/corporate/media/newscentre/3677.aspx New ticket office opening hours from February 5] ". 3 February 2006.]
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