Cambridge Heath railway station

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Cambridge Heath National Rail
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Cambridge Heath railway station
Cambridge Heath is located in Greater London
Cambridge Heath
Cambridge Heath
Location of Cambridge Heath in Greater London
Location Cambridge Heath
Local authority Tower Hamlets
Managed by Abellio Greater Anglia
Station code CBH
Number of platforms 2
Fare zone 2
National Rail annual entry and exit
2004–05 Increase 46,476[1]
2005–06 Decrease 43,024[1]
2006–07 Increase 114,369[1]
2007–08 Increase 0.173 million[1]
2008–09 Decrease 0.150 million[1]
2009–10 Increase 0.153 million[1]
2010–11 Increase 0.224 million[1]
2011–12 Increase 0.267 million[1]
2012–13 Increase 0.297 million[1]
Other information
Lists of stations
External links
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Portal icon UK Railways portalCoordinates: 51°31′56″N 0°03′26″W / 51.5321°N 0.0572°W / 51.5321; -0.0572

Cambridge Heath railway station is in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets in east London. The station, and all trains serving it, is operated by Abellio Greater Anglia, on the West Anglia route, and it is in Travelcard Zone 2.

Oyster card (pay as you go) was accepted at the station from 2 January 2008.

The typical off-peak service from the station is 4 trains per hour to London Liverpool Street southbound and 2 trains per hour to Enfield Town, as well as 2 trains per hour to Cheshunt. In the direction of peak travel there are additional trains giving 6 trains per hour. On Sundays, the station is served only by Enfield Town trains every 30 minutes each way.

Chingford trains used to serve the station but now pass fast on the eastern pair of tracks as far as Hackney Downs. The station is not served by Abellio Greater Anglia Cambridge services, which pass the station on the fast tracks.

The station (along with neighbouring London Fields) was only served at weekday peak periods for many years, with regular daytime services not restarting until May 1998 and evening & Saturday service in 2001.[2] The current 4 tph frequency was instituted in December 2005, along with a regular Sunday service (initially hourly, increased to every half hour the following year).

On 31 May 2015 the station, along with the Lea Valley Lines services, will transfer from Abellio Greater Anglia to London Overground Rail Operations.[3][4]

Cambridge Heath station approach

Connections[edit]

London Buses routes 26; 48; 55; 106; 254; 388; D6 and night routes N26; N55 and N253 serve the station.

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Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Bethnal Green   Abellio Greater Anglia
Lea Valley Lines
West Anglia Main Line
  London Fields
  Future Development  
Overground notextroundel.svg National Rail logo.svg London Overground
Bethnal Green
towards Liverpool Street
  Lea Valley Lines   London Fields
towards Enfield Town,
Cheshunt or Chingford