Brimsdown railway station
Location of Brimsdown in Greater London
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Brimsdown railway station is in the London Borough of Enfield in north east London. The station is in Travelcard Zone 5, on the Tottenham Hale branch of the Lea Valley Lines, 17 km (10¾ miles) north of London Liverpool Street. The station, and all trains serving it, is operated by Greater Anglia.
In 1951, Brimsdown railway station was used as the set for part of the Alexander Mackendrick film The Man in the White Suit, starring Alec Guinness (the station where Sidney Stratton tries to buy a ticket near the end of the film).
London Buses Routes 191, 307 and 491 serve the station.
The lines through Brimsdown were electrified on 5 May 1969.
There is a half-hourly service southbound to London Liverpool Street and 2 trains per hour northbound to Hertford East. Sundays there is an hourly service towards Liverpool Street and Bishop's Stortford.
The typical journey time to Liverpool Street is 22 minutes.
- "London and South East" (pdf). National Rail Enquiries. National Rail. September 2006. Archived from the original on 6 March 2009.
- "Station usage estimates". Rail statistics. Office of Rail Regulation. Please note: Some methodology may vary year on year.
- Internet Movie Database locations Retrieved 7 July 2009
- Brown, Joe, London Railway Atlas, page 5, Ian Allan Publishing, 2006
- White, H.P., A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain Volume 3 Greater London, David & Charles, 1987
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