Honor Oak Park railway station
Location of Honor Oak Park in Greater London
|Local authority||London Borough of Lewisham|
|Managed by||London Overground|
|Number of platforms||2|
|National Rail annual entry and exit|
|1 April 1886||Opened|
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The station is operated by London Overground, with London Overground and Southern trains serving the station. First Capital Connect and some Southern services pass through the station. It is located in Travelcard Zone 3.
The line on which it stands was opened in 1839, but this station was only opened by the London, Brighton and South Coast Railway on 1 April 1886. There are four tracks through the station, with platforms on the outer Slow lines. These platforms are connected to the booking office (see illustration) by a footbridge.
The station has benefited from the London Overground East London Line extension, completed in May 2010, but which saw London Overground take over operating the station in September 2009. The East London line scheme has led to Honor Oak Park being well connected to other stations in South and East London with direct trains to Whitechapel (19 minutes), Shoreditch (23 minutes), Canada Water (10 minutes), London Victoria and London Bridge (11 minutes). Commuter areas such as Canary Wharf, Liverpool Street, Kings Cross and Waterloo are just one change of train away. From 2018/19 you will be able to directly interchange with Crossrail service at Whitechapel.
From 2018 this station may also benefit from the Thameslink Project  which could introduce direct trains from Honor Oak Park through to London Bridge and on to Hertfordshire via St Pancras International. This would enable most of London to be accessible in a relatively short time compared to now. This will also coincide with Crossrail being constructed at Whitechapel ensuring that East-to-West as well as South-to-North London will be easily accessible from Honor Oak Park.
Honor Oak Park is served by 8 trains in each direction off peak, with additional Southern services at peak hours. Southern operates 4-8 car trains throughout the day, with 10 carriage trains at peak hours.
Off Peak frequencies are:
|1||4||Highbury & Islington||All stations via
Shoreditch High Street
|London Overground||East London|
|4||Dalston Junction||London Overground||East London|
|4||London Bridge||All stations||Southern||Metro|
|2||4||Crystal Palace||All Stations||London Overground||East London|
|4||West Croydon||All stations||London Overground||East London|
|All stations via Clapham Junction||Southern||Metro|
|2||Caterham (Mon-Sat)||All stations via East Croydon||Southern||Metro|
(Peaks & Sun only)
|Forest Hill, Sydenham then fast to
|All stations via East Croydon||Southern||Metro|
London Buses routes P4 and P12 both serve the station.
|Preceding station||London Overground||Following station|
|East London Line|
Brighton Main Line
South London Line (Outer)
- "Station usage". Rail statistics. Office of Rail Regulation. 30 April 2010. Retrieved 17 January 2011. Please note: Some methodology may vary year on year.
- "East & Inner South London Line timetable". Transport for London. 2013. Retrieved 26 August 2013.
- "Southern timetables". Southern. 2013. Retrieved 26 August 2013.
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