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 Abellio 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 and Tottenham Hotspur FC matchdays.
History [ edit ]
The station was opened by the
Great Eastern Railway in 1880 because of planned housing developments by the North London Estates Company. [2 ] Development in the area expanded after the station was opened. [3 ] [4 ]
View southwards, towards Seven Sisters in 1961
On 31 May 2015 the station will transfer from
Abellio Greater Anglia to London Overground Rail Operations. [5 ] [6 ]
Connections [ edit ]
London Buses routes 192 and 377 serve from just outside the station with the 231, 217 and 317 a short walk away on the Great Cambridge Road ( A10).
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 ]
^ a b c d e "Station usage estimates". Rail statistics. Office of Rail Regulation. Please note: Some methodology may vary year on year.
^ "Bush Hill Park a history". London Borough of Enfield . Retrieved . 17 January 2013
^ Kilburn, Michael. . Francis Frith. North London Photographic Memories ISBN 1-85937-403-4.
^ ". '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
^ TFL appoints London Overground operator to run additional services Transport for London 28 May 2014
^ TfL count on LOROL for support 28 May 2014 Rail Professional