Liverpool Street station

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London Liverpool Street
London Liverpool Street is located in Greater London
London Liverpool Street

Location of London Liverpool Street in Greater London
Location Bishopsgate
Local authority City of London
Managed by Network Rail
Station code LST
Number of platforms 18
National Rail annual entry and exit
2004–05 Increase 50.469 million[1]
2005–06 Decrease 47.271 million[1]
2006–07 Increase 55.266 million[1]
2007–08 Increase 57.790 million[1]
2008–09 Decrease 56.198 million[1]
2009–10 Decrease 51.596 million[1]
2010–11 Increase 55.769 million[1]
2011–12 Increase 57.106 million[1]
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Coordinates: 51°31′07″N 0°04′53″W / 51.5186°N 0.0813°W / 51.5186; -0.0813

Liverpool Street station, (or London Liverpool Street) is a major railway station in the City of London. It is the southern terminus of the Great Eastern Main Line (GEML), and is connected to a London Underground station of the same name.

Liverpool Street the main departure point from London to the East of England. It serves those places not served by the East Coast Main Line from King's Cross. It has commuter service to parts of East London and Essex, such as Chelmsford, Clacton-on-Sea, Witham and Norwich. It serves the London Stansted Airport via the Stansted Express.

It is one of the busiest stations in the United Kingdom, the third busiest in London after Waterloo and Victoria. Over 123 million people use the station each year. It is one of 17 managed by Network Rail. The station has exits to Bishopsgate, Liverpool Street and the Broadgate development. It is in Travelcard Zone 1.

Service[change | change source]

The present Monday to Friday off-peak service sees 30 trains per hour departing and arriving.

Great Eastern Main Line Route

  • 1 train per hour to Braintree
  • 2 trains per hour to Norwich
  • 6 trains per hour to Shenfield
  • 3 trains to Southend Victoria
  • 1 train per hour to Colchester Town
  • 1 train per hour to Ipswich
  • 1 train per hour to Clacton-on-Sea
  • The 20:15 service on Monday-Friday calling at Stratford, Seven Kings, Romford, Gidea Park, Shenfield then all stations to Colchester, which operates between Liverpool Street-Colchester.
  • In the rush hour there is a number of trains between London and Witham, calling at Stratford, Shenfield, Ingatestone, Chelmsford and Witham or Stratford, Chelmsford, Hatfield Peverel and Witham.

West Anglia Main Line Route

  • 4 trains per hour to Chingford
  • 2 train per hour to Enfield Town
  • 4 trains per hour to Stansted Airport
  • 2 trains per hour to Hertford East
  • 5 trains per day calling at Hackney Downs, Seven Sisters, Edmonton Green, Southbury (Sundays), Turkey Street (Sundays), Theobalds Grove (Sundays), Cheshunt, Broxbourne, Rye House, St Margarets (Hertfordshire), Ware, this service operates between Liverpool Street and Hertford East.
  • 2 trains per hour to Cheshunt
  • 2 trains per hour to Cambridge

Gallery[change | change source]

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 "Station usage". Rail statistics. Office of Rail Regulation. 30 April 2010. Retrieved 17 January 2011. Please note: Some methodology may vary year on year.
  • David Stevenson (2004). 1914-1918 The History of the First World War. Allen Lane. ISBN 0-7139-9208-5

Other websites[change | change source]

Old Liverpool Street Tribute to the old decor.

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Terminus   Greater Anglia
Stansted Express
Terminus   Greater Anglia
West Anglia Main Line
Terminus   Greater Anglia
Lea Valley Lines
  Bethnal Green
Terminus   Greater Anglia
or Chelmsford
or Colchester
Terminus   Greater Anglia
Great Eastern Main Line
Terminus   Greater Anglia
Shenfield Metro
Terminus   Greater Anglia
Terminus   Greater Anglia
London-Southend and Southminster
Terminus   c2c
Liverpool Street - Barking
Terminus   Dutchflyer
Preceding station   Underground no-text.svg London Underground   Following station
Central line
towards Epping, Hainault
or Woodford (via Hainault)
towards Baker Street
Circle line
towards Tower Hill
towards Hammersmith
Hammersmith & City line
towards Barking
Metropolitan line