Seven Kings railway station

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Seven Kings
National Rail
Seven Kings stn building.JPG
Seven Kings is located in Greater London
Seven Kings
Seven Kings
Location of Seven Kings in Greater London
Location Seven Kings
Local authority Redbridge
Managed by Abellio Greater Anglia
Station code SVK
Number of platforms 4
Fare zone 4
National Rail annual entry and exit
2007–08 Increase 1.765 million[1]
2008–09 Decrease 1.658 million[1]
2009–10 Decrease 1.528 million[1]
2010–11 Increase 1.709 million[1]
2011–12 Increase 1.880 million[1]
2012–13 Increase 2.113 million[1]
Key dates
1899 Opened
Other information
Lists of stations
External links
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Portal icon UK Railways portalCoordinates: 51°33′49″N 0°05′49″E / 51.5635°N 0.0969°E / 51.5635; 0.0969

Seven Kings railway station is a railway station at Seven Kings in the London Borough of Redbridge in east London. It was opened on 1 March 1899 by the Great Eastern Railway on their Main Line which opened sixty years earlier.

Before the London Underground's Central line was extended from Stratford via Gants Hill to Newbury Park in 1947, Seven Kings was one of two junctions for the Fairlop Loop to Woodford via Hainault. Seven Kings West Junction (used for freight, excursion and empty stock traffic) was closed in 1956, though the other connection, from Ilford, was severed as early as 1947 due to the expansion of Ilford Carriage Sheds, which are easily visible from the western end of Seven Kings station. The carriage sheds comprise a large depot which includes two workshops.

It is planned that the Crossrail line will stop here from 2018. The station is in Travelcard Zone 4.

Train services[edit]

The typical off-peak service is of six trains per hour to London Liverpool Street, and six to Shenfield. The services are operated by Abellio Greater Anglia. In 2018 trains will be extended through Central London to Heathrow Airport and Maidenhead.

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Abellio Greater Anglia
Abellio Greater Anglia
  Future Development  
Crossrail
Line 1
towards Shenfield

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Station usage estimates". Rail statistics. Office of Rail Regulation.  Please note: Some methodology may vary year on year.

Connections[edit]

London Buses Route 86 and Night Route N86 serve the station.

External links[edit]

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