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Stations where trains only commence service/terminate service when heading from/to a Depot

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Broadstairs
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Seven Sisters, Victoria line - heading to/from Northumberland Park depot, often acting as staff trains.
 

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Sandhills, the first train of the day from Kirkdale depot to Hunts Cross and Southport.
 

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Once upon a time this was the situation at South Harrow on the Piccadilly Line (apart from very rare reversals westbound to eastbound to continue back in service; though that must have stopped when the trailing crossover on the viaduct west of the station was removed). Presumably this is still the case.
 

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A slight variation on the topic, Ore is now a termination point due to being the limit of electrification... but it only became the limit of electrification due to the depot and stabling sidings there.

Do SWR terminate anything at Teddington or Strawberry Hill at the end of the day? I know both are used as "false" destinations for Kingston rounders, but wondered if anything actually does finish there before going onto Strawberry Hill depot?
 

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A slight variation on the topic, Ore is now a termination point due to being the limit of electrification... but it only became the limit of electrification due to the depot and stabling sidings there.

Do SWR terminate anything at Teddington or Strawberry Hill at the end of the day? I know both are used as "false" destinations for Kingston rounders, but wondered if anything actually does finish there before going onto Strawberry Hill depot?
Similarly, Effingham Junction was an originating/terminating point due to the existence of a large EMU shed. I'm not sure anything starts or finishes there any more, but the service pattern certainly outlived the shed.
 

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Rickmansworth and Wembley Park on the Met, only 1 train daily excludes Harrow on the Hill from the list.
 

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A slight variation on the topic, Ore is now a termination point due to being the limit of electrification... but it only became the limit of electrification due to the depot and stabling sidings there.

Do SWR terminate anything at Teddington or Strawberry Hill at the end of the day? I know both are used as "false" destinations for Kingston rounders, but wondered if anything actually does finish there before going onto Strawberry Hill depot?

I believe Strawberry Hill is used as a termination point for late night trains before going into the depot and similarly for services starting in the morning. Same as Staines too.
 

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Whether it will return in the future is unknown, but the first services of the day southbound on Island Line used to start from Ryde St Johns Road after coming out of the depot.
 

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Rickmansworth and Wembley Park on the Met, only 1 train daily excludes Harrow on the Hill from the list.
Some Metropolitan line trains enter service at Finchley Road heading south. Quite a few used to run only one stop to Baker Street although a lot more trains run through to Aldgate now.
 

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Whether it will return in the future is unknown, but the first services of the day southbound on Island Line used to start from Ryde St Johns Road after coming out of the depot.
Two starting services are still shown in RTT for the September period.
 

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Gillingham (Kent)? I remember back in the day when SE ran the Charing Cross via Gravesend and Dartford service it terminated at Gillingham, although has that now been transferred to TL and terminates at Rainham, meaning that the only terminators at Gillingham now go to the depot?
 

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I can't remember the last time it was required but trains can terminate at Preston Park and go into Lover's Walk depot from the north end, and vice versa.
 

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Flitwick, Leagrave and Balcombe starts, albeit Balcombe is only during disruption.
 

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Gillingham (Kent)? I remember back in the day when SE ran the Charing Cross via Gravesend and Dartford service it terminated at Gillingham, although has that now been transferred to TL and terminates at Rainham, meaning that the only terminators at Gillingham now go to the depot?
Looking at RTT for tomorrow, there appear to be some Victoria-Gillingham-Victoria workings.
 

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Thought this was the case - a quick check on RTT reveals this train (0640 Hilsea to London Waterloo) is formed by an ECS service that stays overnight at Portsmouth & Southsea Low Level platforms.

As a proposal in place of that, now that local Southampton services run to Portsmouth & Southsea again, the only service starting/ending at Fratton is the 0450 Fratton to Gloucester, which arrives straight from Fratton CSD next door.
 

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Branksome used to up until last year, but I'm not sure it does now. Eastleigh gets quite a few in early mornings/late nights which I assume are for Northam depot
 
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