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London Overground Trains

Transport for London owns the London Overground while Arriva Rail London are the operators. The Overground is a suburban rail network, connecting the whole of Greater London. Launched in November 2007, it took over from Silverlink Metro services. There have been several extensions to the Overground line since then.

You can search for tickets on London Overground services using the box above.

London Overground Train Map

During the week, many commuters use the London Overground to get to the city centre. Trains also run to the major stations of London Liverpool Street and London Euston. It is easy to reach anywhere in the UK by connecting at these stations.

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London Overground Customer Relations

Telephone: 0343 222 1234

Post: TfL Customer Service, 4th Floor, 14 Pier Walk, London SE10 0ES

Cycle Reservations: Visit the TFL cycles page.

Assisted Travel: 0343 222 2000

Open 08:00 - 20:00 Monday to Sunday (excluding Christmas Day)

Lost Property: Visit the TFL Lost Property page.

Service Disruptions

Before taking your Overground train, it is worth checking if there are disruptions on the line. You may find trains are not running as regularly or there are delays to your journey.

You can keep up to date with any disruptions on the TFL Status Updates page.

Delay Repay

Ideally, your train will arrive on time, and there will not be a delay en route. If you do end up getting to your destination later than expected, you are entitled to compensation. Refunds are usually available for delays of over 30 minutes.

You can find more information on the TFL Delay Repay page.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is London overground part of the tube?

The London Overground is not part of the tube network. Overground stations however do appear on tube maps and both services are owned by Transport For London.

Are there toilets on London Overground trains?

There are toilets on most London overground trains, however these aren’t always big enough for disabled passengers with wheelchairs.There are toilets on most London overground trains, however these aren’t always big enough for disabled passengers with wheelchairs.

Is London Overground the same as national rail?

The London Overground is not part of the National Rail network. It does connect to it via London Liverpool Street and London Euston stations.

What stations are on the London overground?

The London Overground has 112 stations on 6 different lines. The busiest of these are Waterloo station, Victoria Station and Liverpool Street station.