Highams Park railway station

Highams Park is a railway station on the Chingford branch of the Lea Valley lines, located in Highams Park in the London Borough of Waltham Forest, north-east London. It is 8 miles 52 chains (13.9 km) down the line from London Liverpool Street and is situated between Wood Street and Chingford. It has been operated by London Overground since 2015.

Highams Park London Overground
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Highams Park is located in Greater London
Highams Park
Highams Park
Location of Highams Park in Greater London
LocationHighams Park
Local authorityLondon Borough of Waltham Forest
Managed byLondon Overground
Station codeHIP
DfT categoryC2
Number of platforms2
Fare zone4
National Rail annual entry and exit
2015–16Increase 2.116 million[1]
2016–17Increase 2.358 million[1]
2017–18Increase 2.504 million[1]
2018–19Increase 2.817 million[1]
2019–20Decrease 2.679 million[1]
Key dates
17 November 1873Opened
Other information
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WGS8451°36′30″N 0°00′00″W / 51.6084°N 0.0001°W / 51.6084; -0.0001Coordinates: 51°36′30″N 0°00′00″W / 51.6084°N 0.0001°W / 51.6084; -0.0001
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The station in 1995

The station is in Travelcard Zone 4.


The station was originally named "Hale End" upon opening in 1873, and was renamed in 1894 as "Highams Park & Hale End".

The present station, to the design of Neville Ashbee, was inaugurated in 1903.


Trains are operated by London Overground.

The typical off-peak weekday service pattern is:

  • 4 trains per hour (tph) to London Liverpool Street;
  • 4 tph to Chingford.

New Class 710 trains have recently entered service with one unit on this line and another 2 for Enfield and Cheshunt. More will enter service in 2020

Level crossingEdit

A level crossing that connects Larkshall Road with Hale End Road is situated just to the south of the station. The crossing is worked by the signal box at Liverpool Street. There are three ways to cross the line: the footbridge in the station, the subway at the south end of the station which links to the level crossing, and the level crossing itself.


London Buses routes 212, 275, W16 and 675 serve the station.


  1. ^ a b c d e "Station usage estimates". Rail statistics. Office of Rail Regulation. Please note: Some methodology may vary year on year.

External linksEdit

Preceding station       London Overground   Following station
Chingford Line