Hackney Downs railway station

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Hackney Downs
Location Hackney
Local authority Hackney
Managed by National Express East Anglia
Station code HAC
Number of platforms 4
National Rail annual entry and exit
2004–05 0.944 million[1]
2005–06 0.868 million[1]
2006–07 1.077 million[1]
2007–08 Increase 1.443 million[1]
2008–09 Decrease 1.278 million[1]
2009–10 Increase 1.286 million[1]
2010–11 Increase 1.629 million[1]
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Hackney Downs railway station is in the London Borough of Hackney in east London. The station, and all trains serving it, is operated by National Express East Anglia, on the West Anglia route, and it is in Travelcard Zone 2.

The station is a short walk from Hackney Central, on the North London Line. Until Hackney Central's closure in 1944, a passenger connection linked the two stations. However, when Hackney Central reopened in 1985, the footway did not reopen, and passengers transferring between the two stations are obliged to leave the station and transfer at street level. The station was originally opened as Downs Junction Station.

The typical off-peak service from the station is:

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 "Station usage". Rail statistics. Office of Rail Regulation. 30 April 2010. http://www.rail-reg.gov.uk/server/show/nav.1529. Retrieved 17 January 2011. Please note: Some methodology may vary year on year.

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Coordinates: 51°32′54″N 0°03′36″W / 51.5483°N 0.0601°W / 51.5483; -0.0601

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Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
London Fields   National Express East Anglia
Lea Valley Lines
  Rectory Road
  National Express East Anglia
Lea Valley Lines
West Anglia Main Line
  Clapton
West Anglia
Enfield Town Branch

Enfield Town
Bush Hill Park
Edmonton Green
Silver Street
White Hart Lane
Bruce Grove
Seven Sisters
Stamford Hill
Stoke Newington
Rectory Road
Hackney Downs
London Fields
Cambridge Heath
Bethnal Green
Liverpool Street

West Anglia
Chingford Branch

Chingford
Highams Park
Wood Street
Walthamstow Central
St James Street
Clapton
Hackney Downs
Bethnal Green
Liverpool Street