Crofton Park railway station
Location of Crofton Park in Greater London
|Local authority||London Borough of Lewisham|
|Number of platforms||2|
|National Rail annual entry and exit|
|1 July 1892||Opened|
|Lists of stations|
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Mainly used by commuters, it is on the line from Blackfriars to Sevenoaks, between Nunhead and Catford in Travelcard Zone 3. Connections to London Victoria, London Bridge, and West Croydon are available at Peckham Rye.
The station is 0.7 miles from Brockley railway station.
The typical off-peak service is:
- Two trains per hour to Kentish Town via Peckham Rye, London Blackfriars, City Thameslink, Farringdon and St Pancras International. Operated by Southeastern between Sevenoaks and London Blackfriars and First Capital Connect between London Blackfriars and Kentish Town.
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.
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.
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||Following station|
|Nunhead||First Capital Connect/Southeastern
jointly operated service
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.
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