Liverpool Street station, also known as London Liverpool Street is a central London railway terminus and a connected London Underground station in the north-eastern corner of the City of London. Opened in 1874, it is the terminus of two main lines: the busier Great Eastern Main Line (GEML) to Norwich, and the West Anglia Main Line to Cambridge. There are also many local commuter services to parts of east London and Essex. In addition, it is the terminus of the Stansted Express, a fast link to London Stansted Airport.
With over 55 million passenger entries and exits between April 2010 and March 2011, Liverpool Street is one of the busiest railway stations in the United Kingdom and is the third busiest in London after Waterloo and Victoria. Liverpool Street is one of eighteen stations directly managed by Network Rail. It has exits to Bishopsgate, Liverpool Street and the Broadgate development. The Underground station connects the Central, Circle, Metropolitan, and Hammersmith & City lines on the London Underground network, and it is in Travelcard zone 1.
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