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Rectory Road railway station makes up one of the stops on the Lea Valley Lines in the London Borough of Hackney. It sits between Stoke Newington and Hackney Downs around 3 miles north of London Liverpool Street. Being part of London’s Travelcard Zones mean Oyster cards can be used instead of tickets. Many parts of the station including the ticket office, waiting shelters and parts of the two platforms were constructed in the mid ‘80s. The station and the trains that pass through were handed over to London Overground by Abellio Greater Anglia and it was later added to the updated Tube map. There are four direct trains an hour to Liverpool Street in 13 minutes during peak hours and two direct services an hour to Cheshunt in 27 minutes.

When you disembark at Rectory Road railway station, you’ll be in the heart of one of London’s trendiest districts. Be sure to visit Hackney Downs to hang out with the hipsters or use the sporting facilities. Alternatively, swing by the creative workshops at the nearby Hackney Downs Studios. 

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Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:15 - 20:00
Saturday 06:15 - 20:00
Sunday 06:15 - 20:00
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayAvailable
Oyster topupAvailable
Oyster validatorAvailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Travel card zoneZone 2
Left LuggageUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes


Customer Service notes
0343 222 1234
Customer help pointsAvailable
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces10
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes

Outside station entrance

Cycle storage notes<p><span style="font-family: ;" data-sheets-rawvalue="42 sheffield stand spaces and 68 2-tier rack spaces">10 sheffield stand spaces</span></p>
Step-free accessPart of station
Ramps for train accessUnavailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable

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Departures and arrivals from Rectory Road

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Rectory Road station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to CheshuntLondon Overground18:032On time
to London Liverpool StreetLondon Overground18:111On time
to Enfield TownLondon Overground18:122On time
to CheshuntLondon Overground18:332On time
to London Liverpool StreetLondon Overground18:411On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from London Liverpool StreetLondon Overground18:032On time
from Enfield TownLondon Overground18:111On time
from London Liverpool StreetLondon Overground18:122On time
from London Liverpool StreetLondon Overground18:332On time
from Enfield TownLondon Overground18:411On time
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