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, calling at Stratford, Shenfield, Ingatestone, Chelmsford, Witham and all stations to Braintree.
  • 2 trains per hour to Norwich, of which:
  • 1 calls at Colchester, Manningtree, Ipswich, Diss and Norwich.
  • 1 calls at Stratford, Chelmsford, Colchester, Manningtree, Ipswich, Stowmarket, Diss and Norwich.
  • 6 trains per hour to Shenfield, calling at all stations.
  • 3 trains to Southend Victoria, of which:
  • 2 call at Stratford, Shenfield and all stations to Southend Victoria.
  • 1 calls at Stratford, Romford, Shenfield and all stations to Southend Victoria.
  • 1 train per hour to Colchester Town, calling at Stratford, Romford, Shenfield, Chelmsford, Witham, Kelvedon, Marks Tey, Colchester and Colchester Town.
  • 1 train per hour to Clacton-on-Sea, calling at Stratford, Shenfield, Ingatestone, Chelmsford, Witham, Colchester, Wivenhoe, Thorpe-le-Soken and Clacton-on-Sea.
  • The 04:15 service on Monday-Friday calling at Stratford, Seven Kings, 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.
  • The 04:00 service between Liverpool Street and Southend Victoria calls at Romford, Shenfield then all stations to Southend Victoria.

West Anglia Main Line Route

  • 4 trains per hour to Chingford, calling at all stations except Cambridge Heath and London Fields.
  • 2 train per hour to Enfield Town calling at all stations via Seven Sisters and Edmonton
  • 4 trains per hour to Stansted Airport, of which:
  • 2 call at Tottenham Hale, Bishops Stortford and Stansted Airport.
  • 2 call at Tottenham Hale, Harlow Town and Stansted Airport.
  • 2 trains per hour to Hertford East, calling at Hackney Downs, Tottenham Hale then all stations 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, calling at all stations via Seven Sisters and Turkey Street
  • 2 trains per hour to Cambridge, of which:
  • 1 calls at Tottenham Hale, Cheshunt, Broxbourne, Harlow Town, Sawbridgeworth, Bishops Stortford, Audley End, Whittlesford Parkway and Cambridge.
  • 1 calls at Tottenham Hale, Cheshunt and then all stations to Cambridge

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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. 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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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
  Tottenham
Terminus   Greater Anglia
West Anglia Main Line
  Tottenham
Terminus   Greater Anglia
Lea Valley Lines
  Bethnal Green
Terminus   Greater Anglia
Greater Anglia Intercity
  Stratford
or Chelmsford
or Colchester
Terminus   Greater Anglia
Great Eastern Main Line
  Stratford
Terminus   Greater Anglia
Shenfield Metro
  Stratford
Terminus   Greater Anglia
London-Braintree
  Stratford
Terminus   Greater Anglia
London-Southend and Southminster
  Stratford
Terminus   c2c
Liverpool Street - Barking
  Stratford
Terminus   Dutchflyer
London-Amsterdam
  Stratford
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
Terminus