Liverpool Street station facts for kids

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London Liverpool Street
Liverpool Street station entrance Bishopsgate.JPG
Location Bishopsgate
Local authority City of London
Managed by Network Rail
Station code LST
Number of platforms 18
Fare zone 1
National Rail annual entry and exit
2004–05 Increase 50.469 million
2005–06 Decrease 47.271 million
2006–07 Increase 55.266 million
2007–08 Increase 57.790 million
2008–09 Decrease 56.198 million
2009–10 Decrease 51.596 million
2010–11 Increase 55.769 million
2011–12 Increase 57.106 million
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Coordinates: 51°31′07″N 0°04′53″W / 51.5186°N 0.0813°W / 51.5186; -0.0813

Liverpool Street station, (or London Liverpool Street) is a major railway station in the City of London. It is the southern terminus of the Great Eastern Main Line (GEML), and is connected to a London Underground station of the same name.

Liverpool Street the main departure point from London to the East of England. It serves those places not served by the East Coast Main Line from King's Cross. It has commuter service to parts of East London and Essex, such as Chelmsford, Clacton-on-Sea, Witham and Norwich. It serves the London Stansted Airport via the Stansted Express.

It is one of the busiest stations in the United Kingdom, the third busiest in London after Waterloo and Victoria. Over 123 million people use the station each year. It is one of 17 managed by Network Rail. The station has exits to Bishopsgate, Liverpool Street and the Broadgate development. It is in Travelcard Zone 1.


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