Hackney Wick railway station
is on the North London Line and on
the boundary between the London Boroughs of Tower
Hamlets and Hackney, in East London.
It is in Travelcard Zone 2
. The station and all
trains serving it are operated by London Overground
. It opened in May 1980
on the re-routed line which bypassed the site of the former
Victoria Park station as part of the CrossTown Link line between and
The station on 29 December 1985 was the site of one
of the murders of the serial rapists John Duffy and David
typical service at the station is 4 trains per hour westbound to
Richmond via Hackney, Highbury, Camden Road and Willesden,
and 4 trains per hour eastbound to Stratford.
Until 9 December 2006, when the line from Stratford to North
Woolwich was closed to be converted to a Docklands Light Railway
eastbound service ran to North Woolwich.