Crofton Park railway station

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Crofton Park
National Rail
Crofton Park stn building.JPG
Crofton Park is located in Greater London
Crofton Park
Crofton Park
Location of Crofton Park in Greater London
Location Crofton Park
Local authority London Borough of Lewisham
Managed by Southeastern
Station code CFT
Number of platforms 2
Accessible Yes [1]
Fare zone 3
National Rail annual entry and exit
2004–05 Increase 0.353 million[2]
2005–06 Decrease 0.340 million[2]
2006–07 Increase 0.510 million[2]
2007–08 Increase 0.655 million[2]
2008–09 Decrease 0.609 million[2]
2009–10 Decrease 0.552 million[2]
2010–11 Increase 0.572 million[2]
2011–12 Decrease 0.571 million[2]
2012–13 Increase 0.594 million[2]
Key dates
1 July 1892 Opened
Other information
Lists of stations
External links
Portal icon London Transport portal
Portal icon UK Railways portalCoordinates: 51°27′18″N 0°02′12″W / 51.455°N 0.0367°W / 51.455; -0.0367

Crofton Park is a station on the 'Catford Loop' Blackfriars to Sevenoaks route, between Nunhead and Catford. It is in Travelcard Zone 3.

Crofton Park is an enclave of, and historic centre of Brockley, in the London Borough of Lewisham 10 km (6½ miles) south east of London Blackfriars.

Connections to other rail services are available by changing from Crofton Park/London services, e.g. at Peckham Rye. where Southern and London Overground services are available.

Services[edit]

The typical off-peak service is:

Late evening and weekend services are only operated by Southeastern and currently terminate at London Blackfriars.

  • Two trains per hour to Sevenoaks via Bromley South and Swanley. Some late evening services terminate at Orpington. Operated by Southeastern between Sevenoaks and London Blackfriars, First Capital Connect between London Blkackfriars and Kentish Town.
Crofton Park railway station in 2008
Crofton Park railway station in 1983

The station has an automated ticket machine on the overbridge; the station ticket office is open Mon - Fri 0640-1320. In 2007 the ticket office was closed at weekends; however recently (mid-2008) the ticket office has been open on Saturdays. The Southeastern website in March 2014 advertised ticket office hours as Mon - Fri: 06:40 - 13:20/ Sat - Sun: closed.

New level access facilities were constructed to avoid the stairs to the platform (as of 2008). There is now step-free access to platform 1 (northbound) from Marnock Road, and step-free access to platform 2 (southbound) from Lindal Road. There is also step-free access to the ticket office on Brockley Road - although it is a few minutes walk from the step free access points.

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Nunhead   First Capital Connect/Southeastern
jointly operated service
Catford loop
  Catford

User groups[edit]

The Crofton Park Transport Users' Group ("CPTUG") represents rail and bus users in Crofton Park and campaigns for better services from Crofton Park station. In particular, it is campaigning for a minimum of four trains per hour, to continue north of Blackfriars seven days a week.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Planning an accessible journey with Southeastern". Southeastern. May 2009. Retrieved 2 January 2010. [dead link]
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Station usage estimates". Rail statistics. Office of Rail Regulation.  Please note: Some methodology may vary year on year.
  3. ^ http://www.cptug.org

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