The black and white picture shows staff at Chingford Train Station along with a policeman and horse taxi c1890 .

The train line from Liverpool Street actually arrived in 1873 to a small terminus at Kings Road but it wasn’t until 1878 that the line was extended by 600 yards to its current position. 

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Chingford Train StationChingford Train Station (Image: Gary Stone)

A special event is taking place from 11am on  November 19, 2023 at Chingford Station Community Hub to mark the occasion. Visit: for more details.

Gary Stone is a local historian (Instagram: @chingfordhistorical)