Hoxton is a station on the East London Line and connecting South London Line in Hoxton within the London Borough of Hackney, Greater London. It is located on the Kingsland Viaduct served by National Rail London Overground services under the control of the London Rail division of Transport for London, however there is no standard red National Rail "double arrow" logo signage located at the station, instead only the Overground roundel. The station is situated at the back of the Geffrye Museum and is on Geffrye Street near to Dunloe Street and Cremer Street.The station was officially opened to the public on 27 April 2010, initially with week-day services running between and or. On 23 May 2010 services were extended from New Cross Gate to West Croydon or.HistoryHoxton station was first identified as a new station in a London Underground proposal made in 1993 to extend the line from to Dalston Junction, involving the construction of new stations at, Hoxton and, and received the support of a public inquiry in 1994. It was envisaged that the construction of the extension and the station itself would begin in 1996 and to be completed by 1998. The project was finally approved by the Government in 1996 but a lack of funding forced the project to be delayed in 1997.
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