Lower Sydenham railway station

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Lower Sydenham
National Rail
Lower Sydenham stn building.JPG
main building on northbound side
Lower Sydenham is located in Greater London
Lower Sydenham
Lower Sydenham
Location of Lower Sydenham in Greater London
Location Lower Sydenham
Local authority Bromley
Managed by Southeastern
Station code LSY
Number of platforms 2
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access [1]
Fare zone 4
National Rail annual entry and exit
2006–07 Increase 0.418 million[2]
2007–08 Increase 0.435 million[2]
2008–09 Increase 0.441 million[2]
2009–10 Decrease 0.435 million[2]
2010–11 Increase 0.446 million[2]
2011-12 Increase 0.447 million[2]
2012-13 Increase 0.465 million[2]
Railway companies
Original company Mid-Kent Railway
Pre-grouping South Eastern and Chatham Railway
Post-grouping Southern Railway
Key dates
1 January 1857 Opened
1906 Resited 400m south
Other information
Lists of stations
External links
Portal icon London Transport portal
Portal icon UK Railways portalCoordinates: 51°25′28″N 0°02′01″W / 51.4245°N 0.0336°W / 51.4245; -0.0336

Lower Sydenham railway station is located on the boundary of London Borough of Bromley and the London Borough of Lewisham in south east London. The station serves the localities of Lower Sydenham and Southend. Served and managed by Southeastern, it is on the Hayes Line as part of its Metro routes.


The typical Monday to Saturday off-peak train service per hour is:

On Sundays this is reduced to:

  • 2 northbound, calling at all stations to London Charing Cross
  • 2 southbound, calling at all stations to Hayes
Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Catford Bridge   Southeastern
Hayes Line
  New Beckenham


The station has step free access to both platforms with entrances on both sides however, the footbridges have no lifts. Lower Sydenham has two footbridges while platform 1 has a ticket office and a ticket machine. Both platform have brick built shelters and the platforms can fit 10 carriage trains.

Side Platform Platform 1
Southeastern towards Charing Cross, Cannon Street
Southeastern towards Hayes
Side Platform Platform 2

Transport Links[edit]

London Buses have one route serving the station, with another close by.

  • Route 352 (Lower Sydenham - Bromley North via Park Langley). The bus serves the east side of the station and runs Monday to Saturdays only.
  • Route 181 (Lewisham - Grove Park via Catford) runs close by on Southend Lane.



  1. ^ "London and South East" (pdf). National Rail Enquiries. National Rail. September 2006. Archived from the original on 2009-03-06. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g "Station usage estimates". Rail statistics. Office of Rail Regulation.  Please note: Some methodology may vary year on year.

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