White Hart Lane railway station

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White Hart Lane National Rail
White Hart Lane railway station in 2008.jpg
White Hart Lane is located in Greater London
White Hart Lane
White Hart Lane
Location of White Hart Lane in Greater London
Location Tottenham
Local authority London Borough of Haringey
Managed by Abellio Greater Anglia
Station code WHL
Number of platforms 2
Fare zone 3
National Rail annual entry and exit
2004–05 0.332 million[1]
2005–06 Decrease 0.260 million[1]
2006–07 Increase 0.572 million[1]
2007–08 Increase 0.616 million[1]
2008–09 Increase 0.649 million[1]
2009–10 Decrease 0.612 million[1]
2010–11 Increase 0.680 million[1]
2011–12 Increase 0.788 million[1]
2012–13 Decrease 0.778 million[1]
Key dates
July 1872 Opened
Other information
Lists of stations
External links
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Portal icon UK Railways portalCoordinates: 51°36′18″N 0°04′16″W / 51.605°N 0.071°W / 51.605; -0.071

White Hart Lane station in Tottenham was originally a station on the Stoke Newington & Edmonton Railway: it opened on 22 July 1872. It is currently operated by Abellio Greater Anglia and is in Travelcard Zone 3, on the Seven Sisters branch of the Lea Valley Lines.

Match day special train services[edit]

The station is heavily used on football match days for local team Tottenham Hotspur, and there is a match day special timetable for this station with some trains arriving and departing every few minutes from the station. On match days, three hours before kick-off, trains to/from Hertford East, Bishops Stortford, Broxbourne, Harlow Town and Cambridge call at White Hart Lane. This also continues for two hours after the match, with trains to/from Liverpool Street starting and terminating here as well.

The railway station is the nearest to the stadium as it is about three minutes walk away from Tottenham Hotspur's ground, White Hart Lane. The special timetables are usually the same but recently trains from Liverpool Street run non-stop between the London terminus and White Hart Lane station.

In March 2014 part of the station was damaged by a small fire which took place at the station either on the 16/17 March.

The station is also near to Bruce Castle Park, at which the annual Tottenham Carnival is held, usually in mid-June.

On 31 May 2015 the Liverpool Street-Enfield Town/Cheshunt services, will transfer from Abellio Greater Anglia to become part of the London Overground network.[2][3]


The typical off-peak service from the station is:

4tph (trains per hour) to London Liverpool Street via Hackney Downs calling at all stations

2tph to Cheshunt calling at Silver Street, Edmonton Green, Southbury, Turkey Street and Theobalds Grove

2tph to Enfield Town calling at Silver Street, Edmonton Green and Bush Hill Park

This service increases in peak hours, when there are 4tph to Enfield Town.

A few services do run to/from Broxbourne / Hertford East / Cambridge / Harlow Town and Bishops Stortford.


London Buses routes 149; 259; 279; 349; W3 and night route N279 serve the station.



External links[edit]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Bruce Grove   Abellio Greater Anglia
Lea Valley Lines
  Silver Street or Terminus
London Liverpool Street   Abellio Greater Anglia
Future Development
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Bruce Grove
towards Liverpool Street
  Lea Valley Lines   Terminus or Silver Street
towards Cheshunt or Enfield Town