Liverpool Street station

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Liverpool Street London Overground Crossrail 12px
London Liverpool Street
Liverpool Street Station Concourse, London, UK - Diliff.jpg
Main station concourse
Liverpool Street is located in Central London
Liverpool Street
Liverpool Street
Location of Liverpool Street in Central London
LocationBishopsgate
Local authorityCity of London
Managed byNetwork Rail
Station codeLST
DfT categoryA
Number of platforms18
AccessibleYes[1]
Fare zone1
OSIBank London Underground Docklands Light Railway
Fenchurch Street 12px[2]
National Rail annual entry and exit
2013–14Increase 63.004 million[3]
– interchange 2.912 million[3]
2014–15Increase 63.631 million[3]
– interchange Increase 3.144 million[3]
2015–16Increase 66.557 million[3]
– interchange Decrease 2.481 million[3]
2016–17Increase 67.339 million[3]
– interchange Increase 2.745 million[3]
Railway companies
Original companyGreat Eastern Railway
Post-groupingLondon & North Eastern Railway
Key dates
1874 (1874)Opened
Other information
Lists of stations
External links
WGS8451°31′07″N 0°04′53″W / 51.5186°N 0.0813°W / 51.5186; -0.0813Coordinates: 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.

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  1. "London and South East" (PDF). National Rail. September 2006. Archived from the original (PDF) on 6 March 2009.
  2. "Out of Station Interchanges" (XLS). Transport for London. May 2011. Archived from the original on 20 October 2012. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 "Station usage estimates". Rail statistics. Office of Rail Regulation. 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.
  • Alan A Jackson (1969). London's Termini. David & Charles. ISBN 0-330-02747-6.

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