Barking tube station

Category: Tube stations

Barking station is a railway station served by National Rail and the London Underground. It is located in Barking in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham in East London.

The station is in Zone 4 and is managed by c2c.

The station was opened in 1854 by the London Tilbury & Southend Railway, with the Gospel Oak to Barking line following in 1894. The electrified District Line service reached Barking in 1908, and the Hammersmith & City Line (then the Metropolitan Line) in 1936.

On the Underground, it is served by the District and Hammersmith & City lines and forms the eastern terminus for the Hammersmith & City whilst District Line services continue eastward to Upminster. On National Rail, the station is served by c2c and Silverlink Metro train services. The station has nine platforms.


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