Forest Gate railway station
Template:Use dmy dates Template:Use British English Template:Infobox London station Forest Gate railway station is located in the London Borough of Newham, in east London. The station is located at Template:Gbmapping
It is in Travelcard Zone 3 on the Great Eastern Main Line, and was first opened in 1840, a year after the line was built, but closed in 1843, before re-opening after pressure from local residents on 31 May 1846.
The station, and all trains serving it, is operated by Greater Anglia.
The typical off-peak service is six trains per hour to Template:LUL stations and six trains per hour to Template:Stnlnk. Of the four platforms, those serving the fast lines are only in operation during engineering works affecting the slow lines.
The station is a short distance (330m according to TfL's journey planner) from Template:Stnlnk station on the Gospel Oak to Barking Line, and is a suggested interchange in the National Rail Timetable.
The following services currently call at Forest Gate:
|Greater Anglia||London Liverpool Street - Stratford - Maryland - Forest Gate - Manor Park - Ilford - Seven Kings - Goodmayes - Chadwell Heath - Romford - Gidea Park - Harold Wood - Brentwood - Shenfield||Class 315||6x per hour|
London bus routes 58, 308, 330 pass the railway station; routes 25, 86, 325 and night route N86 run along Romford Road.
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View from northeast, the junction of Forest Lane and Woodgrange Road
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Looking east along slow platforms 1 and 2
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