St James Street railway station

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St James Street London Overground
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St James Street is located in Greater London
St James Street
St James Street
Location of St James Street in Greater London
Location Walthamstow
Local authority London Borough of Waltham Forest
Managed by London Overground
Station code SJS
Number of platforms 2
Fare zone 3
National Rail annual entry and exit
2004–05 Increase 0.380 million[1]
2005–06 Decrease 0.333 million[1]
2006–07 Increase 0.610 million[1]
2007–08 Increase 0.682 million[1]
2008–09 Decrease 0.550 million[1]
2009–10 Decrease 0.509 million[1]
2010–11 Increase 0.666 million[1]
2011–12 Increase 0.748 million[1]
2012–13 Increase 0.801 million[1]
2013–14 Increase 0.869 million[1]
Other information
Lists of stations
External links
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UK Railways portalCoordinates: 51°34′52″N 0°01′56″W / 51.581°N 0.0323°W / 51.581; -0.0323

St James Street railway station is in the London Borough of Waltham Forest in north east London, and is in Travelcard Zone 3, on the Chingford Branch Line of the Lea Valley Lines. The station, and all trains serving it, are operated by London Overground.


Located in Walthamstow, St James Street station opens onto the street of the same name. This section of the A1006 is the local high street. Shoppers have an easy route from the southernmost end of the market to the railway station, which provides a fast and regular route to the top of the market (Walthamstow Central) or into Liverpool Street.

After the transfer of the "West Anglian" portion of the former WAGN franchise to National Express East Anglia, the station was redeveloped. A dual staircase was constructed, allowing passengers to access the train platform without passing through the main body of the station itself, and permitting the ticket office to be locked up overnight.


London Buses routes 158; 212; 230; 275; W15 and school route 675 serve the station.


The typical off-peak service is:


Side Platform Platform 1
London Overground towards Liverpool Street
London Overground towards Chingford
Side Platform Platform 2



  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Station usage estimates". Rail statistics. Office of Rail Regulation.  Please note: Some methodology may vary year on year.

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Preceding station   Overground notextroundel.svg National Rail logo.svg London Overground   Following station
towards Liverpool Street
  Lea Valley Lines   Walthamstow Central
towards Chingford
  Disused Railways  
Lea Bridge   Great Eastern Railway
Hall Farm Curve
  Walthamstow Central