Station on the Metropolitan Line opened on 8 July 1889 as the original northern terminus of the Metropolitan Railway from Baker Street. The distance between Chesham and Chalfont & Latimer is the longest distance between adjacent stations on the network at 3.89 miles (6.26 km). It is in Travelcard Zone 9. There was a goods yard, and there were initially plans to extend the line towards Tring, which did not progress.
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