Rectory Road railway station

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Template:Use dmy dates Template:Use British English Template:Infobox London station Rectory Road railway station is a railway station in Stoke Newington in the London Borough of Hackney, North London, United Kingdom.

It is located on the Seven Sisters branch of the Lea Valley Lines, between Stoke Newington and Hackney Downs. It is in Zone 2 and has two platforms.

Trains from the station run south to Liverpool Street and north to Enfield Town and Cheshunt.

The ticket office, street buildings, staircases and platform shelters were all built in the mid-1980s in works funded by the Greater London Council (along with other stations in the 'tube-less' Borough of Hackney). These elaborate structures were very different from the low-maintenance changes further up the line at the same time and feature the British Rail logo worked into the brickwork at Street level.

Transport links

London bus route 276.

Future

In late June 2013, as part of the 2013 Spending Review, Chancellor George Osborne gave the commitment for the devolution of the Seven Sisters and Chingford lines of West Anglian Suburban to TfL by the end of 2015. As such the station will then transfer to TfL control.

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