London 2012; The growth of Stratford station

Fragment of the London Underground map by Transport for London

Stratford station was the main transport hub for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games in London. In recent years the number of passengers using this station has grown spectacular.


Key events around the station in the past decade

  • 2005: London chosen as host for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games
  • 2011: Westfield Stratford City openend
  • 2012: London 2012
  • 2013: East Village (former athletes village) welcomes its first residents
  • 2014: Full opening Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
  • 2016: Stratford station in ‘zone 2/3’ region. Olympic Stadium reopened


Lines serving the station

  • Railway (1839)
  • London Underground, Central line (1946)
  • Docklands Light Railway (1987)
  • London Underground, Jubilee line (1999)
  • London Overground (2007)
  • TFL Rail (2015-2019)
  • Crossrail, Elizabeth line (2019)


London Underground annual entry and exit


DLR annual boardings and alightings


National Rail annual entry and exit



By Ewan Munro from London, UK – Stratford station, CC BY-SA 2.0, Link


Data: Transport for London and National Rail


11 December 2018; Update station usage National Rail & London Underground