West Croydon station

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West Croydon Tramlink London Overground National Rail
West Croydon stn entrance 2012.JPG
Local authorityLondon Borough of Croydon
Managed byLondon Overground
OwnerNetwork Rail
Station codeWCY
Number of platforms3 (formerly 4)
Fare zone5
National Rail annual entry and exit
2013–14Decrease 4.281 million[2]
– interchange Increase 0.465 million[2]
2014–15Increase 4.488 million[2]
– interchange Increase 0.472 million[2]
2015–16Increase 5.113 million[2]
– interchange Increase 0.626 million[2]
2016–17Increase 5.532 million[2]
– interchange Decrease 0.607 million[2]
Railway companies
Original companyLondon and Croydon Railway
Pre-groupingLondon Brighton and South Coast Railway
Post-groupingSouthern Railway
Key dates
5 June 1839Opened as Croydon
April 1851.[3][4]Renamed West Croydon
Other information
External links

West Croydon is a combined rail, tram and bus interchange in Croydon. It is in Travelcard Zone 5.

Notable incidents[change | change source]

In 1912, Samuel Colridge Taylor, himself a resident of Croydon, collapsed at the station due to overwork and pneumonia. He died at home a few days later.

Services[change | change source]

tph is trains per hour.

Diagram[change | change source]

Preceding station National Rail Following station
Selhurst   Southern
Sutton & Mole Valley Line
London Bridge to Epsom via Wallington
Norwood Junction Southern
Sutton & Mole Valley Line
London Victoria to West Croydon Via Crystal Palace
Norwood Junction   Southern
London Bridge to Sutton via Forest Hill stopper
Peak hour only
Norwood Junction   Overground
South London Line
West Croydon loop to Beckenham Junction, Elmers End and New Addington
  Wellesley Road

References[change | change source]

  1. "Network Map". Southern. Archived from the original on 20 February 2012. Retrieved 2 January 2010.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 "Station usage estimates". Rail statistics. Office of Rail Regulation. Please note: Some methodology may vary year on year.
  3. Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. pp. 73, 245. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508.
  4. Forgotten Stations of Greater London by J.E.Connor and B.Halford