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.
|Local authority||London Borough of Waltham Forest|
|Managed by||London Overground|
|Number of platforms||2|
|National Rail annual entry and exit|
|17 November 1873||Opened|
|London transport portal|
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
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.
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|Preceding station||London Overground||Following station|
towards Liverpool Street