Station Name: BOW ROAD

 

[Source: Nick Catford]


Date opened: 4.4.1892
Location: On the north side of Bow Road
Company on opening: Great Eastern Railway
Date closed to passengers: 7.11.1949
Date closed completely: 7.12.1964
Company on closing: British Railways (Eastern Region)
Present state: The two platforms remain along with the two stairways from the roadside ticket office. There is also part of an interchange walkway to Bow Station. The roadside building also still stands on the east side of the viaduct. The building has a commemorative plaque on it.
County: London
OS Grid Ref: TQ373829
Date of visit: 1970

Notes: The original Bow Road Station opened in 1876 was on the opposite side of the road The station was resited in 1892. There were two periods of temporary closure from 21.4.1941 - 9.12.1946 and 6.1.1947 - 6.10.1947

 


Bow Road Station in 1970
Photo by Nick Catford


The walkway linking Bow Road with Bow Station to the east is clearly visible

Bow Road Station (roadside entrance)in 1970
Photo by Nick Catford


For more pictures of Bow Road Station click here

[Source: Nick Catford]

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