Liverpool Street station
|London Liverpool Street|
|Local authority||City of London|
|Managed by||Network Rail|
|Number of platforms||18|
|National Rail annual entry and exit|
|– interchange||2.912 million|
|– interchange||3.144 million|
|– interchange||2.481 million|
|– interchange||2.745 million|
|Original company||Great Eastern Railway|
|Post-grouping||London & North Eastern Railway|
|Lists of stations|
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.
Gallery[change | change source]
A National Express East Anglia Class 90 unit at Liverpool Street station.
References[change | change source]
- "London and South East" (PDF). National Rail. September 2006. Archived from the original (PDF) on 6 March 2009.
- "Out of Station Interchanges" (XLS). Transport for London. May 2011. Archived from the original on 20 October 2012.
- "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.
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to Liverpool Street station at Wikimedia Commons
- Station information on Liverpool Street station from Network Rail
- Old Liverpool Street Archived 2008-03-03 at the Wayback Machine Tribute to the old decor.
- BBC Panorama programme featuring Liverpool Street station
- Daily Telegraph article about the furor following the "Dirty War" documentary featuring Liverpool St. Archived 2008-04-06 at the Wayback Machine
- David Blunkett condemns docudrama Archived 2013-01-14 at Archive.today
- London Landscape TV episode (7 mins) about Liverpool Street station Archived 2011-05-12 at the Wayback Machine
- Alternative view of the Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan line platforms
- Cut away diagram[permanent dead link] showing the London Underground station layout in 3d post CrossRail.