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Highgate Road railway stations
were two stations of the Tottenham & Hampstead Junction Railway
thumb|right|Map dated 1914, showing the line as "Tottenhm & Hampstead Jnt"The Tottenham & Hampstead Junction Railway was a railway line in north London, formed by an Act of Parliament of 28 July 1862, and was effectively part of an attempt by the Great Eastern Railway to obtain a west end terminus,...
lying virtually side by side in the north of Kentish Town
Kentish Town is an area of north west London, England in the London Borough of Camden.-History:The most widely accepted explanation of the name of Kentish Town is that it derived from 'Ken-ditch' meaning the 'bed of a waterway'...
in North London
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on separate lines which joined east of the stations.
High level station
The High Level station was on what is now the Gospel Oak to Barking Line
The Gospel Oak – Barking Line is a railway line in north and east London which connects Gospel Oak in North London and Barking in East London as part of the London Overground network. It is sometimes known as the Goblin , although this is a nickname rather than an official title...
. It opened in 1868 and closed in 1915. At one time a link led to Kentish Town station
Kentish Town station is a London Underground and National Rail station in Kentish Town in the London Borough of Camden. It is at the junction of Kentish Town Road and Leighton Road...
on the up Midland Main Line
The Midland Main Line is a major railway route in the United Kingdom, part of the British railway system.The present-day line links London St...
Low level station
The Low Level station opened in 1900 and closed in 1918. It was on a line which left the Gospel Oak to Barking Line somewhat east of the High Level station at Junction Road Junction from which road the slightly later station took its name. Links from it led to the up Midland Main Line and to the North London Line
The North London Line is a railway line which passes through the inner suburbs of north London, England. Its route is a rough semicircle from the south west to the north east, avoiding central London. The line is owned and maintained by Network Rail...
heading east. Part of the route of the NLL link was later lowered for a connection to be made to the down MLL.