Stoke Newington railway station

Stoke Newington is a London Overground station on the Lea Valley lines, serving the Stoke Newington area in the London Borough of Hackney, north London. It is 4 miles 16 chains (6.8 km) down the line from London Liverpool Street and is situated between Rectory Road and Stamford Hill. Its three-letter station code is SKW and it is in Travelcard zone 2.

Stoke Newington London Overground
London Overground Class 315 at Stoke Newington June 2019.jpg
Stoke Newington railway station in 2019
Stoke Newington is located in Greater London
Stoke Newington
Stoke Newington
Location of Stoke Newington in Greater London
LocationStoke Newington
Local authorityLondon Borough of Hackney
Managed byLondon Overground
Station codeSKW
DfT categoryE
Number of platforms2
Fare zone2
National Rail annual entry and exit
2014–15Increase 0.979 million[1]
2015–16Increase 1.165 million[1]
2016–17Increase 1.367 million[1]
2017–18Decrease 1.329 million[1]
2018–19Decrease 1.253 million[1]
Railway companies
Original companyGreat Eastern Railway
Pre-groupingGreat Eastern Railway
Post-groupingLondon and North Eastern Railway
Key dates
27 May 1872 (1872-05-27)Station opened
Other information
External links
WGS8451°33′54″N 0°04′23″W / 51.565°N 0.073°W / 51.565; -0.073Coordinates: 51°33′54″N 0°04′23″W / 51.565°N 0.073°W / 51.565; -0.073
Underground sign at Westminster.jpg London transport portal

The station is on the Seven Sisters branch of the Lea Valley Lines, with services out of Liverpool Street running to either Cheshunt or Enfield Town in the north.

A smoked glass/steel-framed ticket office was built in the early 1980s to replace the original ticket hall on the same site. The platforms are located in a narrow cutting and are accessed by uncovered concrete staircases also installed at this time.

In 2015 the station transferred to London Overground operation and was added to the Tube map.


Trains are operated by London Overground.

The typical off-peak weekday service pattern from Stoke Newington is:


London Buses routes 67, 76, 106, 149, 243, 393 and 476 and night route N73 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.

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Preceding station       London Overground   Following station
Enfield & Cheshunt Line