Forest Gate Tube Station London

Forest Gate Tube Station London

Forest Gate station is a historic railway station located in Forest Gate, East London. Opened in 1840, it’s on the Great Eastern Main Line and currently served by the Elizabeth Line. The station offers step-free access for all passengers and is located in fare zone 3.

  • Ticket Office: Staff is available to assist you during weekdays (6:10 AM—7:40 PM), Saturdays (6:40 AM—6:40 PM), and Sundays (8:10 AM—3:40 PM).
  • Ticket Machines: These are available for self-service ticketing 24/7. They are accessible to people with disabilities and have adjustable height counters.
  • Ticket Collection: You can collect tickets purchased online at the ticket office or on a machine.
  • Oyster Cards: You can buy Oyster cards but need help to top them up at the ticket office. You can top up using the machines or use your existing Oyster card for travel.
  • Smartcards: This location does not sell or validate smartcards, but contactless payment is available.
  • London Fare Zone: This location is in Zone 3 of the London Fare Zone system.
  • Staff can be reached for assistance at the help point and ticket office.
  • Information is also available on customer information screens, departure screens, and announcements.
  • The station has a lost property office but no luggage storage.

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This station appears to be quite accessible for people with disabilities. There is step-free access to the platforms, accessible ticket machines, a height-adjusted ticket office counter, an induction loop for hearing aids, ramps for train access, and accessible toilets. Seating is also available, and staff are happy to help. However, there are no waiting rooms and no accessible taxis available at the station.

Map of Forest Gate Tube Station

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