Cambridge Heath and London Fields Rail Users Group
History of Cambridge Heath and London Fields
Enfield Town first departure was 4.11am and last was 11.35pm.
Modernisation and electrification
1955 Modernisation plan listed Enfield line and others for electrification.
1983 10-minute frequency restored to the Enfield line. "Jazz" train service
1992 May: Train service cut to peak hours only
1993 Rail privatisation
1996 May: Only 38 trains per day at peak times only
1996 December: Peak service increased to 44 trains a day
1997 The first privatised trains at Cambridge Heath and London Fields were run by WAGN, the West Anglia and Great Northern
(owned by Prism Rail)
1998 May: Daytime trains introduced to boost service to 64 trains per day
2001 May: Evening and Saturdays services by train operator WAGN introduced to make 82 trains per day
2004 Service run by ONE Railway, subsidiary of National Express
2005 December: Extra peak services plus four trains per hour every day Mondays to Saturdays. 160 trains per day. One train per hour on Sundays.
2006 December: Sunday trains increased to two an hour. CCTV installed at both stations
2007 ONE Railway changed its name to National Express
2008 Oyster pay-as-you-go introduced at Cambridge Heath and London Fields
2011 Some peak hour trains cut at Cambridge Heath
2012 Abellio took over the train service from National Express
2013 Free wifi introduced at Cambridge Heath and London Fields stations
2015 May: London Overground took over train service from Abellio
2017 Community Rail Partnership set up to cover Enfield and Chingford lines