Haggerston railway station

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Haggerston London Overground
Haggerston station building April2010.jpg
Station building a day after opening in April 2010
Haggerston is located in Greater London
Haggerston
Haggerston
Location of Haggerston in Greater London
Location Haggerston
Local authority London Borough of Hackney
Managed by London Overground
Owner Transport for London
Station code HGG
Number of platforms 2
Accessible Yes
Fare zone 2
National Rail annual entry and exit
2012–13 Increase 1.547 million[1]
2013–14 Increase 1.912 million[1]
2014–15 Increase 2.366 million[1]
2015–16 Increase 3.187 million[1]
2016–17 Increase 3.223 million[1]
Railway companies
Original company North London Railway
Pre-grouping London and North Western Railway
Post-grouping LMS
Key dates
2 September 1867 Opened
6 May 1940 Closed. After closure, station building bomb damaged 7 October 1940.
27 April 2010 Rebuilt and Opened[2]
Other information
Lists of stations
External links
  • Departures
  • Layout
  • Facilities
  • Buses
WGS84 51°32′19″N 0°04′31″W / 51.5386°N 0.0754°W / 51.5386; -0.0754Coordinates: 51°32′19″N 0°04′31″W / 51.5386°N 0.0754°W / 51.5386; -0.0754
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Haggerston is a station on the East London Line and connecting South London Line in Haggerston within the London Borough of Hackney, Greater London. The station is located on the Kingsland Viaduct at the junction of Arbutus Street and Frederick Terrace, near Kingsland Road. The main entrance is in Lee Street.[3] The station was built as part of the East London Line extension served by National Rail London Overground under the control of the London Rail division of Transport for London, however there is no standard red National Rail "double arrow" logo signage located at the station, instead only the Overground roundel.[4] The next station north is Dalston Junction and the next station south is Hoxton. It is in Travelcard Zone 2.

Construction

Station platforms

The station was opened to the general public on 27 April 2010 with a limited service running between Dalston Junction and New Cross or New Cross Gate. On 23 May 2010 services were extended from New Cross Gate to West Croydon or Crystal Palace, whilst through trains to Clapham Junction began operating at the December 2012 timetable change.

The station was designed by Acanthus LW Architects.[3] The design features towers that serve to strengthen the station's urban presence and recall the language of London's stations of the 1930s designed by Charles Holden. The building is clad externally in precast concrete with screens of cast glass planks. Internally, the building features orange mosaic tiling and a large mural to Edmond Halley, who was born in the area.

Original station

A station of the same name on the North London Line previously occupied a site immediately to the south of the modern station from 1865 to 1940. It was served by local services from Broad Street to Poplar on the City Extension of the North London Railway.

Services

Services are provided by London Overground. As of December 2012 the off-peak service is:[5]

Connections

London Buses routes 67, 149, 242 and 243 serve the station.

Line

Preceding station   Overground roundel (no text).svg National Rail logo.svg London Overground   Following station
Dalston Junction
Terminus or
towards Highbury & Islington
  East London Line   Hoxton
towards New Cross or
Clapham Junction or
Crystal Palace or
West Croydon
  Historical railways  
Dalston Junction
Line and station open
  London and North Western Railway
North London Railway
  Shoreditch
Line open, station closed

References

  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. ^ BBC London:The new East London Line opens to the public Accessed 27 April 2010
  3. ^ a b "Projects, Haggeston Station". Acanthus LW Architects. Archived from the original on 3 September 2011. Retrieved 27 April 2010. 
  4. ^ "London Overground Signs Standard – Issue 3" (PDF). Transport for London. 3 August 2009. p. 18. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2 May 2015. Retrieved 25 October 2015. 
  5. ^ "Timetable: Highbury & Islington to West Croydon/Clapham Junction" (PDF). Transport for London. Retrieved 25 February 2013. 

External links

  • East London line
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