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Bromley-by-BowBromley-by-Bow. Bromley was recorded as Braembelege in 1000, Brambeley in 1128 and is derived from the Old English broom (tree) and leah, “a forest”. See Bow Road for origin of the second part of the name.

The station was opened by the London, Tilbury & Southend Railway on 31 March 1858 as Bromley. It was first used by Underground trains on 2 June 1902 and was re-named Bromley- by-Bow on 5 May 1968.




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