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Harlow Town station opened in 1842 as Burnt Mill, serving the small village of the same name. However, in 1960 the station was rebuilt and positioned to serve the recently constructed new town of Harlow. At the time it was British Rail's flagship building, with its new design described as 'crisp and entirely ungimmicky' - it has since been awarded with Grade II listed status. Trains from Harlow Town serve London Liverpool Street, Stratford, Stansted Airport and Cambridge. Built to help the housing effort after WW2, Harlow was - and still is - a well-planned new town with plenty of character. The town boasts one of the UK's most extensive cycle track networks, and also lays claim to having the first pedestrian precinct and residential tower block ever built in Britain. Today, Harlow is an arts and culture hotspot, with the Playhouse Theatre, the Museum of Harlow and the collection of public sculptures in Gibberd Garden all well worth a visit.

Station details & facilities

Harlow Town station has one entrance, leading into a large concourse with ticket barriers in operation. The three-window ticket counter is on the right as you enter. A newsagent and accessible toilets are located on your left. Platforms are on the level above, and reached via steps and lifts. Platforms 1 and 2 are for southbound trains (London Liverpool Street and Stratford), and platforms 3 and 4 for northbound (Bishops Stortford, Stansted Airport and Cambridge).

Departures and arrivals from Harlow Town

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Harlow Town station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to London Liverpool StreetGreater Anglia19:322On time
to London Liverpool StreetGreater Anglia19:392On time
to Stansted AirportGreater Anglia19:413On time
to Stansted AirportGreater Anglia19:543On time
to London Liverpool StreetGreater Anglia20:012On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Stansted AirportGreater Anglia19:312On time
from Cambridge NorthGreater Anglia19:392On time
from London Liverpool StreetGreater Anglia19:403On time
from London Liverpool StreetGreater Anglia19:533On time
from Stansted AirportGreater Anglia20:002On time
† Average savings on advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

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