Bruce Grove railway station

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Bruce Grove
National Rail
Bruce Grove railway station 1.jpg
Bruce Grove is located in Greater London
Bruce Grove
Bruce Grove
Location of Bruce Grove in Greater London
Location Tottenham
Local authority Haringey
Managed by Greater Anglia
Station code BCV
Number of platforms 2
Fare zone 3
National Rail annual entry and exit
2004–05 0.159 million[1]
2005–06 Decrease 0.153 million[1]
2006–07 Increase 0.296 million[1]
2007–08 Increase 0.325 million[1]
2008–09 Increase 0.340 million[1]
2009–10 Decrease 0.311 million[1]
2010–11 Increase 0.362 million[1]
2011–12 Increase 0.444 million[1]
2012–13 Increase 0.473 million[1]
Key dates
July 1872 Opened
Other information
Lists of stations
External links
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Portal icon UK Railways portalCoordinates: 51°35′38″N 0°04′13″W / 51.594°N 0.0704°W / 51.594; -0.0704
The station approach in 1961

Bruce Grove railway station in the centre of Tottenham was originally a station on the Stoke Newington & Edmonton Railway which opened on 22 July 1872. It is part of the Seven Sisters branch of the Lea Valley Lines, and there are around four trains an hour to Liverpool Street. The station is not far from Bruce Castle, and takes its name from Bruce Grove, a road comprising part of the A10. The station, and all trains serving it, are operated by Greater Anglia.

In the early 1980s several changes were made to the appearance of the station. The wooden covered staircases to both platforms were replaced by open-air concrete staircases. The London-bound platform roof was shortened and the waiting rooms boarded up. The North-bound roof opposite (which was identical) was completely removed and a small brick shelter was installed in its place. This shelter lasted for nearly twenty years before it was itself demolished and a new roof, built in the style of the original though much shorter, was constructed giving the illusion of original authenticity to the station. Haringey Council funded this work and the station is considered a site of historic interest in the locality.

Despite being in the heart of Tottenham and being at one time a busy station, Bruce Grove ticket office is rarely open.

On 31 May 2015 the station, along with the Lea Valley Lines services, will transfer from Abellio Greater Anglia to London Overground Rail Operations.[2][3]

Services[edit]

Services from the station are usually operated by Class 315 trains and normally stop at all intermediate stations. Additional trains run when Tottenham Hotspur F.C. are playing at home at White Hart Lane.

The typical Monday to Saturday off-peak service frequency is:

On Sundays (when there is no engineering work) this drops to:

  • 2 tph to London Liverpool Street
  • 2 tph to Enfield Town

Connections[edit]

London Buses Routes 123, 149, 243, 259, 279, 318, 341, 349, 476, W4 and Night Routes N76 and N279 serve the station.

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Seven Sisters   Greater Anglia
Lea Valley Lines
  White Hart Lane
  Future Development  
Overground notextroundel.svg National Rail logo.svg London Overground
Seven Sisters
towards Liverpool Street
  Lea Valley Lines   White Hart Lane
towards Cheshunt or Enfield Town