Ponders End railway station

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Ponders End National Rail
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Ponders End is located in Greater London
Ponders End
Ponders End
Location of Ponders End in Greater London
Location Ponders End
Local authority Enfield
Managed by Greater Anglia
Station code PON
Number of platforms 2
Accessible Yes [1]
Fare zone 5
National Rail annual entry and exit
2004–05 0.126 million[2]
2005–06 Increase 0.122 million[2]
2006–07 Increase 0.239 million[2]
2007–08 Increase 0.288 million[2]
2008–09 Decrease 0.270 million[2]
2009–10 Decrease 0.239 million[2]
2010–11 Increase 0.260 million[2]
2011–12 Increase 0.306 million[2]
2012–13 Increase 0.344 million[2]
Key dates
1840 Opened
Other information
Lists of stations
External links
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Portal icon UK Railways portalCoordinates: 51°38′32″N 0°02′07″W / 51.6421°N 0.03518°W / 51.6421; -0.03518

Ponders End railway station is in the London Borough of Enfield in north east London at Ponders End, and is in Travelcard Zone 5, on the Tottenham Hale branch of the Lea Valley Lines, 16 km (9.9 mi) north of London Liverpool Street. The station, and all trains serving it, are operated by Greater Anglia. Ponders End serves the nearby Lee Valley Leisure Complex.

It is located at grid reference TQ360955.


The railway line from Stratford to Broxbourne, and Ponders End station, was opened by the Northern & Eastern Railway on 15 September 1840.[3]

The lines through Ponders End were electrified on 5 May 1969.[4]


From Ponders End there is a half-hourly service to London Liverpool Street southbound and to Hertford East northbound. Sundays the service is hourly each direction, (northbound towards Cambridge).

The typical journey to Liverpool Street is 20 minutes.


London Buses route 191 serve the station.


  1. ^ "Train Station Information and Network Map". National Express East Anglia. Retrieved 2 January 2010. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Station usage estimates". Rail statistics. Office of Rail Regulation.  Please note: Some methodology may vary year on year.
  3. ^ Brown, Joe, London Railway Atlas, page 5, Ian Allan Publishing, 2006
  4. ^ White, H.P., A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain Volume 3 Greater London, David & Charles, 1987

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Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Angel Road
Northumberland Park on Saturdays,
Tottenham Hale on Sundays
  Greater Anglia
Lea Valley Lines
West Anglia Main Line
  Future Development  
Preceding station   Crossrail roundel.svg National Rail logo.svg Crossrail   Following station
Line 2
towards Hertford East