Bush Hill Park railway station

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Bush Hill Park London Overground
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Bush Hill Park is located in Greater London
Bush Hill Park
Bush Hill Park
Location of Bush Hill Park in Greater London
Location Bush Hill Park
Local authority London Borough of Enfield
Managed by London Overground
Station code BHK
DfT category D
Number of platforms 2
Accessible Yes
Fare zone 5
National Rail annual entry and exit
2011–12 Increase 0.661 million[1]
2012–13 Increase 0.714 million[1]
2013–14 Increase 0.786 million[1]
2014–15 Increase 0.825 million[1]
2015–16 Increase 0.992 million[1]
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WGS84 51°38′30″N 0°04′09″W / 51.6418°N 0.0691°W / 51.6418; -0.0691Coordinates: 51°38′30″N 0°04′09″W / 51.6418°N 0.0691°W / 51.6418; -0.0691
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Bush Hill Park, looking south towards central London, in 1961

Bush Hill Park is a London Overground station on the Enfield Town branch of the Lea Valley Lines, serving the neighbourhood of Bush Hill Park in the London Borough of Enfield, north London. It is 9 miles 69 chains (15.9 km) down-line from London Liverpool Street and is situated between Edmonton Green and Enfield Town, the terminus.

Its three-letter station code is BHK and it is in Travelcard zone 5. In 2015 the line and Bush Hill Park transferred from Abellio Greater Anglia operation to become part of the London Overground network, and it was added to the Tube map.[2][3]

History[edit]

The station was opened by the Great Eastern Railway in 1880[4] following housing development plans arranged by the North London Estates Company.[5] Development in the area expanded after the railway station was opened.[6]

Services[edit]

The typical off-peak service is two trains per hour to Enfield Town and two trains per hour to London Liverpool Street.

During morning and evening peak times, service frequency is increased, typically to four trains per hour in each direction. On Tottenham Hotspur football match-days, additional trains run, but not all of them continue to Liverpool Street, with some starting/terminating at White Hart Lane or Seven Sisters.

Connections[edit]

London Buses routes 192 and 377 run from just outside the station, with routes 231 and 217 stopping a short walk away on the Great Cambridge Road.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Station usage estimates". Rail statistics. Office of Rail Regulation.  Please note: Some methodology may vary year on year.
  2. ^ TFL appoints London Overground operator to run additional services Transport for London 28 May 2014
  3. ^ TfL count on LOROL for support Rail Professional 28 May 2014
  4. ^ "Bush Hill Park a history". London Borough of Enfield. Retrieved 17 January 2013. 
  5. ^ Kilburn, Michael. North London Photographic Memories. Francis Frith. ISBN 1-85937-403-4. 
  6. ^ "'Enfield: Growth after 1850', A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 5: Hendon, Kingsbury, Great Stanmore, Little Stanmore, Edmonton Enfield, Monken Hadley, South Mimms, Tottenham (1976), pp. 218-224". British History Online. University of London & History of Parliament Trust. Retrieved 2008-06-06. 

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