Manor Park railway station

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Manor Park Crossrail
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Manor Park is located in Greater London
Manor Park
Manor Park
Location of Manor Park in Greater London
Location Manor Park
Local authority London Borough of Newham
Managed by TfL Rail
Station code MNP
DfT category C2
Number of platforms 4
Fare zone 3 and 4
OSI Woodgrange Park London Overground[1]
National Rail annual entry and exit
2012–13 Increase 1.660 million[2]
2013–14 Increase 1.810 million[2]
2014–15 Increase 1.849 million[2]
2015–16 Increase 2.789 million[2]
2016–17 Decrease 2.374 million[2]
Key dates
6 January 1873 Opened
Other information
Lists of stations
External links
WGS84 51°33′09″N 0°02′47″E / 51.5526°N 0.0463°E / 51.5526; 0.0463Coordinates: 51°33′09″N 0°02′47″E / 51.5526°N 0.0463°E / 51.5526; 0.0463
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Manor Park railway station is on the Great Eastern Main Line at Manor Park in the London Borough of Newham, east London. It is 6 miles 20 chains (10.1 km) down the line from London Liverpool Street and is situated between Forest Gate and Ilford. Its three-letter station code is MNP and it is in Travelcard Zone 3/4.

The station was opened in 1873 by the Great Eastern Railway. It is currently managed by TfL Rail. Train services call at Manor Park as part of the Shenfield-Liverpool Street stopping "metro" service. In December 2018 the TfL Rail service will be re-branded as the Elizabeth line as part of the Crossrail project. In May 2019 the Elizabeth line service will be extended beyond Liverpool Street to Paddington, with onward connections from there to Reading and Heathrow Airport.

Manor Park is a short walk from Woodgrange Park on the Gospel Oak to Barking line, and an out-of-station interchange is available one stop to the west, at Forest Gate, for Wanstead Park.[3]

Services[edit]

The following services typically call at Manor Park:[4]

Operator Route Fleet Frequency
TfL Rail London Liverpool Street - Stratford - Maryland - Forest Gate - Manor Park - Ilford - Seven Kings - Goodmayes - Chadwell Heath - Romford - Gidea Park - Harold Wood - Brentwood - Shenfield Class 315 6x per hour

In normal operation all services use platforms 1 and 2. Platforms 3 and 4, on the through-lines, are generally only operational during engineering works that affect the other lines. An additional short, unnumbered, platform face is present to the south of platform 1 but is not in operation; the track behind it is used as a passing loop for freight traffic.[5]

Future development[edit]

New Class 345 trains began entering service in 2017. Platforms 1 and 2 are only 168 metres (184 yd) and 185 metres (202 yd) long respectively and cannot physically be extended to accommodate the new trains, which will be over 200 metres (220 yd) in length, so selective door operation will be used. The freight loop around platform 1 is due to be removed and replaced by a new loop line further down-line, west of Chadwell Heath.

Due to the narrow platforms and the layout of the station, fitting lifts for disabled access is difficult, requiring the walkways to be rebuilt and closing parts of the station for several months. The station will receive new ticket machines and gates, an accessible toilet and new retail space.[6]

Connections[edit]

London Buses routes 101, 104, 474 and W19 serve the station.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Out-of-Station Interchanges" (Microsoft Excel). Transport for London. 2 January 2016. Retrieved 28 August 2016. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "Station usage estimates". Rail statistics. Office of Rail Regulation.  Please note: Some methodology may vary year on year.
  3. ^ National Rail Timetable Page 46
  4. ^ TfL Rail Timetable[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ "House of Lords - Crossrail Bill - Minutes of Evidence". 
  6. ^ "Station improvements in preparation for Crossrail" (Press release). London: Transport for London. 9 February 2016. 

External links[edit]

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