Almost all railway stations in Greenwich have seen a significant boost in passenger numbers in the last year, new statistics have revealed.

According to new estimates released by the Office of Rail and Road, between April 1 2018 and March 31 2019, Deptford saw 68.8% more passengers in 2018/19, Maze Hill increased by 53.7% and Greenwich reached 3.6 million passengers, a 43% increase.

These were the largest increases in entries and exits across south east London, but the region collectively saw an increase in passenger numbers.

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The busiest station in SE London was Lewisham, with 10,325,546 entries and exits in the time period, whilst Bromley South (8.4 million), Forest Hill (5.3 million), Dartford (4.6 million) and Woolwich Arsenal (4.4 million), saw mostly healthy increases in traffic.

The boosts at Greenwich, Dartford and New Eltham stations were attributed mainly to changes to Southeastern and Thameslink services in the May 2018 timetable change.

The ORR's statistics also revealed the nation's quietest and busiest stations.

Denton in Greater Manchester and Stanlow & Thornton in Cheshire were crowned as the joint winners of the least-used train stations, both having just 46 entries and exits in the year-long time period.

Denton, sitting on the Stockport to Stalybridge rail line, has just two trains a week, one in each direction, whilst last year's least used railway station, Redcar British Steel, jumped up to 60 this year after receiving a visitor boost.

London stations made up nine out of the 10 busiest station's in Britain, with London Waterloo once again the most-used with over 94 million entries and exists.

London Victoria (74.7 million), Liverpool Street (69.5 million) and London Bridge (61.3 million) were second, third and fourth respectively, with Birmingham New Street coming in at fifth with nearly 48 million passengers.