St James Street railway station
is in the London Borough of Waltham Forest
in north east London
, and is in Travelcard Zone 3
, on the Chingford branch of the Lea Valley Lines
. The station, and all trains serving it, is operated by National Express East Anglia
Located in Walthamstow
, St James Street has a strong link with its neighbouring High Street. Shoppers have an easy route from the southern most end of the market to the railway station, which provides a fast and regular route to the top of the market (Walthamstow Central
) or into Liverpool Street
After this transfer of the "West Anglian" portion of the WAGN
franchise to National Express East Anglia
, the station was redeveloped. A dual staircase was constructed, allowing passengers to access the train platform without passing through the main body of the station itself, and permitting the ticket office to be locked up overnight.
London bus route 158, 212, 230, 275 and School bus route 675.
The typical off-peak service is:
<gallery>Image:St James Street stn look north.JPG|Platforms looking northbound (actually east here)Image:St James Street stn look south.JPG|Platforms looking southbound (actually west here)Image:St James Street stn signage.JPG|Platform signage with National Express logo on right</gallery>