Rectory Road railway station

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Rectory Road London Overground
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Station entrance in 2008
Rectory Road is located in Greater London
Rectory Road
Rectory Road
Location of Rectory Road in Greater London
Location Stoke Newington
Local authority London Borough of Hackney
Managed by London Overground
Station code REC
DfT category E
Number of platforms 2
Fare zone 2
National Rail annual entry and exit
2011–12 Increase 0.703 million[1]
2012–13 Increase 0.786 million[1]
2013–14 Increase 0.855 million[1]
2014–15 Decrease 0.842 million[1]
2015–16 Increase 0.940 million[1]
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WGS84 51°33′32″N 0°04′05″W / 51.559°N 0.068°W / 51.559; -0.068Coordinates: 51°33′32″N 0°04′05″W / 51.559°N 0.068°W / 51.559; -0.068
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Rectory Road is a London Overground station on the Lea Valley Lines, located in Stoke Newington in the north-west of the London Borough of Hackney, north London. It is 3 miles 64 chains (6.1 km) down-line from London Liverpool Street and is situated between Hackney Downs and Stoke Newington stations. Its three-letter station code is REC and it is in Travelcard zone 2.

Trains run south to Liverpool Street and north to either Cheshunt or Enfield Town.

The ticket office, street buildings, staircases and platform shelters were all built in the mid-1980s in works funded by the Greater London Council (along with other stations in the "Tube-less" borough of Hackney). These elaborate structures were very different from the low-maintenance changes further up the line at the same time, and feature the British Rail logo worked into the brickwork at street-level.

In 2015 the station and all services that call there were transferred from Abellio Greater Anglia operation to London Overground. The station was also added to the Tube map.[2][3]


Trains are operated by London Overground.

The typical off-peak weekday service pattern from Rectory Road is:


London Buses routes 67, 76, 149, 243 and 276 serve the station.


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Preceding station   Overground roundel (no text).svg National Rail logo.svg London Overground   Following station
Enfield & Cheshunt Line