Mile End railway station (London)

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Mile End
Location Bethnal Green
Number of platforms 2
Railway companies
Original company Eastern Counties Railway
Pre-grouping Great Eastern Railway
Key dates
1841 (1841)[1] Opened
1872 (1872) Closed
Replaced by Bethnal Green Junction
Other information
Lists of stations
Underground sign at Westminster.jpg London Transport portal

Mile End was a railway station in Bethnal Green, east London, opened in 1841 by the Eastern Counties Railway on its line between the Shoreditch terminus and Coborn Road. Shoreditch station was later renamed Bishopsgate, and an additional station called Bishopsgate (Low Level) opened preceding Mile End.

In 1872 a new connection between Liverpool Street, which by then was the new terminus of the Great Eastern Railway, and Hackney Downs was opened and Mile End station was closed and replaced by Bethnal Green Junction some ten chains to the west, which later became known simply as Bethnal Green.

See also[edit]

Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Bishopsgate (Low Level)   Great Eastern Railway   Coborn Road

Coordinates: 51°31′28″N 0°03′14″W / 51.52436°N 0.05400°W / 51.52436; -0.05400


  1. ^ Forgotten Stations of Great London by J.E.Connor and B.Halford- page 67