Bush Hill Park railway station

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Bush Hill Park National Rail
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Bush Hill Park is located in Greater London
Bush Hill Park
Bush Hill Park
Location of Bush Hill Park in Greater London
Location Bush Hill Park
Local authority Enfield
Managed by Greater Anglia
Station code BHK
Number of platforms 2
Fare zone 5
National Rail annual entry and exit
2008–09 Decrease 0.648 million[1]
2009–10 Decrease 0.581 million[1]
2010–11 Increase 0.611 million[1]
2011–12 Increase 0.661 million[1]
2012–13 Increase 0.714 million[1]
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Lists of stations
External links
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Portal icon UK Railways portalCoordinates: 51°38′30″N 0°04′09″W / 51.6418°N 0.0691°W / 51.6418; -0.0691

Bush Hill Park railway station is located at Bush Hill Park in the London Borough of Enfield, north London. The station is within Travelcard Zone 5, on the Enfield Town branch of the Lea Valley Lines. The station, and all trains serving it, is operated by Greater Anglia.

Service[edit]

The typical off-peak service from the station is two trains per hour to Enfield Town, and two trains per hour to London Liverpool Street. There are extra trains added during peak times.

History[edit]

The station was opened by the Great Eastern Railway in 1880 [2] because of planned housing developments by the North London Estates Company.[3] Development in the area expanded after the station was opened.[4]

View southwards, towards Seven Sisters in 1961

On 31 May 2015 the station, along with the Lea Valley Lines services, will transfer from Abellio Greater Anglia to London Overground Rail Operations.[5][6]

Connections[edit]

London Buses routes 192 and 377 serve the station.

Future[edit]

In late June 2013, as part of the 2013 Spending Review, Chancellor George Osborne gave the commitment for the devolution of the Seven Sisters and Chingford lines of West Anglian Suburban to TfL by the end of 2015. As such the station will then transfer to TfL control.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Station usage estimates". Rail statistics. Office of Rail Regulation.  Please note: Some methodology may vary year on year.
  2. ^ "Bush Hill Park a history". London Borough of Enfield. Retrieved 17 January 2013. 
  3. ^ Kilburn, Michael. North London Photographic Memories. Francis Frith. ISBN 1-85937-403-4. 
  4. ^ "'Enfield: Growth after 1850', A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 5: Hendon, Kingsbury, Great Stanmore, Little Stanmore, Edmonton Enfield, Monken Hadley, South Mimms, Tottenham (1976), pp. 218-224". British History Online. University of London & History of Parliament Trust. Retrieved 2008-06-06. 
  5. ^ TFL appoints London Overground operator to run additional services Transport for London 28 May 2014
  6. ^ TfL count on LOROL for support Rail Professional 28 May 2014
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Edmonton Green   Greater Anglia
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Edmonton Green
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