Hackney Downs

Station message

Un-booked assistance? No problem.

This station offers assistance to customers who have not pre-booked any passenger assistance. We recognise that some customers already travel without having pre-booked assistance. Assistance can still be pre-booked for travel from/to this station 

This station is operated by Arriva Rail London

Don’t get stuck on the train

You may find that your train is longer than the platform at some of our stations. This means the doors will not open where there’s no platform edge so you can get on and off the train safely.

Travelling to Hackney Downs station on a Greater Anglia train from London? Please travel in the front six coaches of the train. This applies for Greater Anglia trains with 10 coaches only as the doors on the back four coaches will not open at Hackney Downs.

If you’re travelling to Hackney Downs station on a Greater Anglia train from any station between Cambridge North and Hackney Downs, please travel in the front seven coaches of the train. This is for trains with 10 coaches only as the doors on the rear three coaches will not open at Hackney Downs.

If you’re travelling from Hackney Downs station, please check if your destination has any door access requirements through its station information.

Don’t worry! We’ve set reminders through our website, station posters and safety announcements so you can travel on the correct part of the train and avoid missing your stop.

Hackney Downs (HAC)

Hackney Downs station
Dalston Lane
Hackney
Greater London
E8 1LA
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