Wimbledon Park is an aboveground station London Underground in the London Borough of Wandsworth. It lies in the Travelcard Zone 3 at the Arthur Road, on the eastern edge of the park of the same name. In 2013, took 2.13 million passengers these of the District Line station. On June 3, 1889, the opening of the station by the Metropolitan District Railway (MDR), the predecessor company of the District Line was carried out. Opened on the same day railway line was, however, built by the London and South Western Railway (L & SWR). Therefore, they leased the distance to the MDR. The operation of electrical subways began Southern Railway (SR), successor to the L & SWR, put the railway on a May 4, 1941 August 27, 1905. Until 1 April 1994, the section remained in the possession of the State Railway of British Rail and was then transferred to London Underground. Because this section is legally still a railway, the signals are maintained by the rail infrastructure company Network Rail. Wimbledon Park is located on the planned railway Chelsea-Hackney, a connection through the heart of London (also known as Crossrail 2 designates). Should the route be built so Crossrail trains would south of Parsons Green supersede those of the District Line.