The London Overground network is a large, suburban rail network that serves most of Greater London and some parts of Hertfordshire. With 83 stations on six different lines, it may be somewhat difficult to navigate the Overground network. Make it a doddle with Accident Advice Helpline’s survivor guide.
Buy an Oyster card
Oyster cards are among one of the greatest conveniences of living in London. Using your Oyster card, you can scan at the departure station and once again when you have reached your destination in order to calculate the fare. Don’t panic if you forget to scan out at your point of destination, you will only be charged a maximum of £8.80, you may also be entitled to a refund if you contact customer service promptly.
On the TFL website, you can find out the latest information about timetables, delays, routes and fares.
Non-folded bicycles cannot be carried on any London Overground train 07:30-09:30 and 16:00-19:00, Monday to Friday, except on public holidays. Folded bikes are accepted on London Overground trains at all times
There is Wifi available at all of the London Overground stations, which is convenient if you need to check a train connection at the last minute, or you need to contact someone. Check with your carrier to see if you can avail of the Wifi without incurring any extra costs.
Accident on public transport? Contact Accident Advice Helpline
At Accident Advice Helpline we’ve been dealing with claims right across the personal injury spectrum for over 15 years now. We can help you make a claim for compensation if you’ve been injured as the result of a slip, trip or fall on public transport within the last three years and it wasn’t your fault.
Our legal team are experts in public liability claims. You can talk in the strictest of confidence with one of our highly trained, professional and friendly advisers.
Contact us today for more information on 0800 689 0500. Alternatively, you can find out online just how much compensation you could be entitled to by taking our 30-second test. Please note that amounts quoted are guideline amounts only and may not accurately reflect any final payout of compensation. All claims are made on a 100% no-win-no-fee basis, meaning you won’t be out of pocket if your claim for compensation is unsuccessful.
Date Published: April 27, 2015
Author: Accident Advice