Highams Park railway station

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Highams Park National Rail
Highams Park stn building.JPG
Highams Park is located in Greater London
Highams Park
Highams Park
Location of Highams Park in Greater London
Location Highams Park
Local authority Waltham Forest
Managed by Abellio Greater Anglia
Station code HIP
DfT category C2
Number of platforms 2
Fare zone 4
National Rail annual entry and exit
2007–08 Decrease 1.609 million[1]
2008–09 Decrease 1.591 million[1]
2009–10 Decrease 1.465 million[1]
2010–11 Increase 1.553 million[1]
2011–12 Increase 1.646 million[1]
2012–13 Increase 1.665 million[1]
Key dates
1873 Opened
Other information
Lists of stations
External links
London Transport portal
UK Railways portalCoordinates: 51°36′30″N 0°00′00″W / 51.6084°N 0.0001°W / 51.6084; -0.0001
Platform view (1995)

Highams Park railway station is in Highams Park which is in the London Borough of Waltham Forest in northeast London. It is in Travelcard Zone 4, and the station and all trains are operated by Abellio Greater Anglia. The station is located on the Chingford Branch Line and is part of the Lea Valley Lines network


The station was originally named Hale End upon opening in 1873, and then in 1894 Highams Park and Hale End. The present station, to the design of Neville Ashbee, was inaugurated in 1900.

On 31 May 2015 the station will transfer from Abellio Greater Anglia to London Overground Rail Operations.[2][3]


The typical off-peak service is 4 trains per hour in both directions including Sundays. Peak services are increased to trains 5 trains per hour in both direction. However there is a 30-minute gap between trains during early mornings and late Sunday evenings.

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Wood Street   Abellio Greater Anglia
Lea Valley Lines
  Future Development  
Overground notextroundel.svg National Rail logo.svg London Overground
Wood Street
towards Liverpool Street
  Lea Valley Lines   Chingford

Level Crossing[edit]

A level crossing that connects Larkshall Road with Hale End Road is situated just to the south of the station. The crossing is worked by the signal box at Liverpool Street station. There are three ways to cross the line; the footbridge in the station, the subway at the south end of the station which links to the level crossing, and the level crossing itself.


London Buses routes 212; 275; W16 and school route 675 serve the station.


Side Platform Platform 1
Greater Anglia towards Liverpool Street
Greater Anglia towards Chingford
Side Platform Platform 2


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