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Highbury & Islington station facts for kids
|Location||Highbury & Islington|
|Local authority||London Borough of Islington|
|Managed by||London Underground|
|Number of platforms||7|
|London Underground annual entry and exit|
|National Rail annual entry and exit|
|— interchange||0.137 million|
|— interchange||0.124 million|
|— interchange||0.174 million|
|— interchange||0.319 million|
|Lists of stations|
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Highbury & Islington station is a National Rail, London Overground and London Underground station, in the London Borough of Islington in North London. It serves the suburbs of Highbury and Islington. The name is often shortened to simply Highbury.
The station is on the Underground's Victoria Line, between Finsbury Park and King's Cross St. Pancras. It is also on the National Rail North London Line and Northern City Line. It is in Travelcard Zone 2.
|Finsbury Park to Highbury & Islington|
In 2010 Highbury & Islington will become the new northern terminus of phase one of the East London Railway extension, which will be operated as part of London Overground.
Islington Council is currently considering redeveloping the site of the current station, and Highbury Corner generally, including possibly covering over the North London Line tracks and building an office block above the site..