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A Quick Overview of Hackney Wick
Hackney Wick railway station is on the North London Line in the London Borough of Hackney, on the northern side of the boundary between Hackney and the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, in east London. It is in Travelcard Zone 2.
- The station and all trains serving it are operated by London Overground.
- It opened on 12 May 1980 by British Rail on the re-routed line which bypassed the site of the former Victoria Park station as part of the CrossTown Link line between North Woolwich and Camden Road stations.
- On 29 December 1985, the station was the scene of one of the murders of the serial rapists John Duffy and David Mulcahy.