Ponders End railway station

Ponders End National Rail
Ponders End
Location of Ponders End in Greater London
Location Ponders End
Local authority London Borough of Enfield
Managed by Abellio Greater Anglia
Station code PON
DfT category C2
Number of platforms 2
Accessible Yes [1]
Fare zone 5
National Rail annual entry and exit
2010–11 Increase 0.260 million[2]
2011–12 Increase 0.306 million[2]
2012–13 Increase 0.344 million[2]
2013–14 Increase 0.389 million[2]
2014–15 Increase 0.458 million[2]
Key dates
1840 Opened
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WGS84 51°38′32″N 0°02′07″W / 51.6421°N 0.03518°W / 51.6421; -0.03518Coordinates: 51°38′32″N 0°02′07″W / 51.6421°N 0.03518°W / 51.6421; -0.03518
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Ponders End railway station is in Ponders End in the London Borough of Enfield, north-east London. It is on the Tottenham Hale branch of the Lea Valley Lines, 16 km (9.9 mi) north of London Liverpool Street, in Travelcard Zone 5. The station, and all trains serving it, are operated by Abellio Greater Anglia. Ponders End serves the nearby Lee Valley Leisure Complex.

It is located at grid reference TQ360955.


The railway line from Stratford to Broxbourne, and Ponders End station, was opened by the Northern & Eastern Railway on 15 September 1840.[3]

The lines through Ponders End were electrified on 5 May 1969.[4]


There is a half-hourly service to London Liverpool Street via Hackney Downs southbound and to Hertford East northbound. On Sundays the service is also half-hourly in each direction, albeit direct to Stratford southbound and northbound towards Hertford East.


London Buses route 191 serves the station.


  1. "Train Station Information and Network Map". National Express East Anglia. Retrieved 2 January 2010.
  2. 1 2 3 4 5 "Station usage estimates". Rail statistics. Office of Rail Regulation. Please note: Some methodology may vary year on year.
  3. Brown, Joe, London Railway Atlas, page 5, Ian Allan Publishing, 2006
  4. White, H.P., A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain Volume 3 Greater London, David & Charles, 1987
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