About us London Overground

London Overground

The London Overground is a suburban network of rail services managed by Transport for London (TfL) in the Capital. It was launched in 2007 to provide better connections between areas outside of central London. Arriva Rail London operates these services on behalf of TfL.

Linking 23 of London's 33 boroughs, Arriva Rail London employs more than 1,500 people. Every day Arriva Rail London operates 1,591 services on 111 trains and carries more than 520,000 passengers on 106 miles of track.

Following the completion of the link between Clapham Junction and Surrey Quays, 30 percent of all Londoners are less than a 15 minute walk from an Overground station.

There are seven routes:

  • Highbury & Islington - West Croydon/Clapham Junction/Crystal Palace 
  • Richmond/Clapham Junction to Stratford 
  • Gospel Oak to Barking Riverside
  • Watford Junction to Euston
  • Liverpool Street to Enfield Town/Cheshunt
  • Liverpool Street to Chingford
  • Romford to Upminster

Our London Overground Service Quality Report defines our quality standards and commitments to our customers. The report covers 1 January 2020 to 31 December 2020 and can be accessed here.

Transport For London Factsheets

Find out more about the London Overground from Transport for London (TfL)