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West Anglia Great Northern is a train operating company serving the east of England and north London. Its main routes run from London's King's Cross, Moorgate and Liverpool Street termini to Peterborough, Cambridge and King's Lynn, with suburban routes to Enfield and Chingford in north London, and two branches serving Hertford. The company is usually known as wagn, and people commonly refer to its services as 'the wag'n train'. The use of 'Great Northern' in the title refers to the pre-grouping Great Northern Railway, just as the long-distance Great North Eastern Railway uses the name of a pre-nationalisation company. The route from King's Cross and Moorgate to Peterborough and King's Lynn is known as the Great Northern route, and the one from Liverpool Street to Cambridge, Stansted Airport, Hertford East and Enfield Town at the West Anglia route. The expression 'West Anglia' is a little misleading, as the route in fact serves the west of East Anglia.

Wagn's services are as much, or as little, reliable and popular as most other suburban trains in the south-east. The company is part of the National Express group, which operates several other TOCs such as c2c, Eurostar, Central Trains, Midland Mainline and Wessex Trains. In 2004, the West Anglia route is due to be combined with those of Anglia Railways and First Great Eastern to form the new Greater Anglia franchise. National Express is naturally bidding for the new deal. Note: the Moorgate branch, shown below, does not operate at weekends.


King's Lynn
         \
   Watlington
           \
      Downham Market
             \
          Littleport
               \
               Ely
                 \
Peterborough    Waterbeach
   |               \
Huntingdon        Cambridge
   |               /      |
St Neots        Foxton  Shelford
   |             /        |
 Sandy       Shepreth  Whittlesford
   |           /          |
Biggleswade  Meldreth  Great Chesterford
   |         /            |
Arlesey  Royston     Audley End
   |       /              |
   | Ashwell and Morden  Newport
   |     /                |
   | Baldock           Elsenham
   |   /                  |\
   | Letchworth           | >-Stansted Airport
   | /   Garden City      |/
   |/                Stansted Mountfitchet
Hitchin                   |
   |              Bishops Stortford
Stevenage                 |
   |\               Sawbridgeworth
   | \                    |
   | Watton-at-Stone  Harlow Mill
   |   \                   \
   |   Hertford North       \
   |     \                   \
Knebworth \    Hertford East  \
   |       \        |       Harlow Town
   |        \     Ware          \
Welwyn North \      |          Roydon
   |         |      |            |
Welwyn    Bayford  St Margarets  |
Garden       |      |            /
 City     Cuffley  Rye House    /
   |         |       \         /
Hatfield  Crews Hill  \-----\ /
   |         |               V
Welham Green |               |
   |         |           Broxbourne
   |    Gordon Hill          |
   |         |            Cheshunt
Brookman's   |               |
  Park     Enfield Chase     |
   |         |               |\
Potters Bar  |  Enfield      | \
   |         |    Town       |  \
Hadley Wood  |     |         |   \
   |        Grange |   Theobalds  \
New Barnet  Park   |      Grove    \
   |         |    Bush       /      \
Coltleigh    |    Hill   Turkey     |
 Park        |    Park   Street  Waltham Cross
   |   Winchmore   |      /         |
  New      Hill    \  Southbury     |
Southgate    |      \   /           |
   |      Palmers    \ /            |
   |      Green       V             |
   |        /         |        Enfield Lock
   |    Bowes  Edmonton Green       |
   |    Park          |             |
   |     /      Silver Street   Brimsdown
   |    /             |             |
   |   /      White Hart Lane   Ponders End            Chingford
   |  /               |             |                      |
   | /           Bruce Grove   Angel Grove           Highams Park
   |/                 |             |                      |
Alexandra Palace  Seven Sisters  Northumberland Park  Wood Street
   |                  |             |                     /
Hornsey         Stamford Hill    Tottenham Hale  Walthamstow Central
   |                  |             |                   /
Harringay      Stoke Newington      |/-St James Street-/
   |                  |             |
Finsbury Park   Rectory Road     Clapton
   |\                 |            /
   | \                |/----------/
   | Drayton Park     |
   |   \           Hackney Downs
   | Highbury and     |
   |  Islington    London Fields
   |      \           |
   |  Essex Road   Cambridge Heath
   |        \          \
   |    Old Street  Bethnal Green
   |          \          \
King's Cross  Moorgate  Liverpool Street

London Underground connections to the Northern Line at Moorgate, King's Cross for King's Cross St Pancras, and Old Street; to the Victoria Line at Walthamstow Central, Tottenham Hale and King's Cross; to the Metropolitan, Circle and Hammersmith and City Lines at King's Cross, Moorgate and Liverpool Street; to the Central Line at Liverpool Street; and to the Piccadilly Line at King's Cross.

National Rail connections to Thameslink at Moorgate, and at King's Cross for King's Cross Thameslink.

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