LONDON TRAIN SERVICES AND STATIONS

LIVERPOOL STREET STATION

Historically the Great Eastern Railway extending east and north to Ipswich. Also includes the Cambridge Line extending north.


LINES

From Liverpool Street to Bethnal Green, 6 tracks shared by Main Line and Cambridge Line. From north to south, pairs of tracks identified as Suburban, Main, Electric.

From Bethnal Green to Hackney Downs, 4 tracks used by Cambridge Line. From west to east, pairs of tracks identified as Suburban, Fast. Hackney Downs is junction of Cambridge Line and Southbury Loop.

MAIN LINE: Liverpool Street-Shenfield-Ipswich
4 tracks Liverpool Street-Shenfield, 2 tracks beyond

From north to south, pairs of tracks identified as Main, Electric (west of Ilford Flyover).
From north to south, pairs of tracks identified as Electric, Main (east of Ilford Flyover).

Additional Lines:

Romford-Upminster (1 track)
Southend
Southminster (1 track)
Braintree (1 track)
Sudbury (1 track/diesel)
Clacton
Colchester Town
Walton (1 track)
Harwich

All lines 2 tracks unless noted. All lines AC electrification unless noted.

CAMBRIDGE LINE: Liverpool Street-Cambridge
2 tracks Hackney Downs-Cambridge

Additional Lines:

Southbury Loop (via Seven Sisters)
Enfield
Chingford
Hertford
Airport (Stansted)
Stratford-Temple Mills (to Coppermill Jn.)

Stratford-Temple Mills line is an alternate line connecting Stratford with Cambridge Line. Stratford was the area of 2012 Olympic Games.

All lines 2 tracks unless noted. All lines AC electrification unless noted.


TYPICAL TRACK ASSIGNMENTS

Number Of Platforms/Tracks: 18
Platforms numbered north to south

Platform 1-7 - Suburban/Cambridge Line
Platform 8-14 - Main Line
Platform 15-18 - Electric Line

East of Liverpool Street Station, 6 tracks. From north to south, pairs of tracks identified as Suburban, Main, Electric. The Suburban tracks connect with the Cambridge Line. The Main and Electric tracks are the Great Eastern Main Line towards Norwich. Whereas most four track lines from London have their pairs of tracks identified as Fast or Slow, the tracks on this line are identified as Main and Electric, respectively.


LINKS

Liverpool Street Station
Wikipedia link containing further station information and history.


GOOGLE MAPS (MAIN LINE)
GOOGLE MAPS (CAMBRIDGE LINE)

Zoomable Google Maps along the various lines.