Hackney Downs railway station

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Hackney Downs in 2010
Hackney Downs is located in Greater London
Hackney Downs
Hackney Downs
Location of Hackney Downs in Greater London
LocationWest Hackney
Local authorityLondon Borough of Hackney
Managed byLondon Overground
OwnerNetwork Rail
Station codeHAC
DfT categoryC2
Number of platforms4
Fare zone2
OSIHackney Central[1]
National Rail annual entry and exit
2013–14Increase 2.035 million[2]
– interchange 0.926 million[2]
2014–15Increase 2.164 million[2]
– interchange Decrease 0.897 million[2]
2015–16Increase 2.267 million[2]
– interchange Increase 1.726 million[2]
2016–17Increase 3.901 million[2]
– interchange Increase 2.405 million[2]
Key dates
1872Opened as Hackney Downs Junction
1896Renamed Hackney Downs
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WGS8451°32′54″N 0°03′36″W / 51.5483°N 0.0601°W / 51.5483; -0.0601Coordinates: 51°32′54″N 0°03′36″W / 51.5483°N 0.0601°W / 51.5483; -0.0601

Hackney Downs railway station is in the London Borough of Hackney in east London. The station is served by Abellio Greater Anglia and London Overground, 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:

2 operated by Abellio Greater Anglia 8 operated by London Overground

  • 4tph to Chingford (London Overground)
  • 2tph to Cheshunt via Seven Sisters (London Overground)
  • 2tph to Enfield Town via Seven Sisters (London Overground)
  • 2tph to Hertford East via Tottenham Hale (Abellio Greater Anglia)

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References[change | change source]

  1. "Out of Station Interchanges" (XLS). Transport for London. May 2011. Archived from the original on 20 October 2012. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 "Station usage estimates". Rail statistics. Office of Rail Regulation. Please note: Some methodology may vary year on year.

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