Location type


Name and dates


Station code: HEN National Rail
Opened on the London Extension (Midland Railway).

Chronology Dates

27/07/1846Newcastle and Darlington Junction Railway
Authorised to build line from Hendon to Pensher (now Penshaw).
01/06/1853Newcastle and Darlington Junction Railway
New Hendon to Penshaw branch opened. Uses new terminus at Sunderland Fawcett Street.
01/05/1858Durham and Sunderland Railway
Hendon station built 880 yards south to the replace former Sunderland station which was on the Town Moor just west of the South Dock locomotive shed.
01/10/1868Londonderry Railway
Sunderland [LR] station (just south of Hendon station) closed and diverted to Hendon station.
  /  /1879Durham and Sunderland Railway
Hendon station closed on opening of new Sunderland station.
  /  /1879Sunderland Station (North Eastern Railway)
New line from Ryhope Grange Junction to new Sunderland central station and from Fawcett Street opened. Hendon and Fawcett Street stations closed. Line extended north to cross the River Wear to connect at Monkwearmouth. The new station had two island platforms with arched overall roof (which was destroyed in World War II).
  /  /1959British Railways
Condor (CONtainers DOoR-to-door) overnight conflat container service introduced between Glasgow Gushetfaulds Goods and London Hendon.
  /  /1965British Railways
Having been eclipsed by the Freightliner service, the Condor conflat container service ends. This ran between Glasgow Gushetfaulds Freightliner Terminal and London Hendon, and the Glasgow to Birmingham Aston.