Haggerston railway station is in the London Borough of Hackney, in London. The station is located on the Kingsland Viaduct in the Haggerston district at the junction of Arbutus Street and Frederick Terrace, near Kingsland Road. The main entrance is in Lee Street. The station was built as part of the extended [3 ] East London Line under the control of the London Rail division of Transport for London. The next station north is Dalston Junction and the next station south is Hoxton. It is in Travelcard Zone 2.
Construction [ edit ]
The station was opened to the general public on 27 April 2010 with a limited service running between Dalston Junction and
New Cross or New Cross Gate. On 23 May 2010 services were extended from New Cross Gate to West Croydon or Crystal Palace.
The station was designed by Acanthus LW Architects.
The design features towers that serve to strengthen the station's urban presence and recall the language of London's stations of the 1930s designed by Charles Holden. The building is clad externally in [3 ] precast concrete with screens of cast glass planks. Internally, the building features orange mosaic tiling and a large mural to Edmond Halley, who was born in the area.
Original station [ edit ]
A station of the same name on the
North London Line previously occupied a site immediately to the south of the modern station from 1865 to 1940. It was served by local services from Broad Street to Poplar on the City Extension of the North London Railway.
Services [ edit ]
Services are provided by
London Overground. As of December 2012 the off-peak service is: [4 ]
Connections [ edit ]
London Buses routes 67 and 243 serve the station.
Gallery [ edit ]
London Overground East London Line
Orange coloured mosaic tiling
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