New Beckenham railway station

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New Beckenham National Rail
New Beckenham Railway Station - - 1581959.jpg
New Beckenham is located in Greater London
New Beckenham
New Beckenham
Location of New Beckenham in Greater London
Location New Beckenham
Local authority Bromley
Managed by Southeastern
Station code NBC
Number of platforms 2
Accessible Yes [1]
Fare zone 4
National Rail annual entry and exit
2007–08 Increase 0.887 million[2]
2008–09 Decrease 0.860 million[2]
2009–10 Decrease 0.807 million[2]
2010–11 Increase 0.830 million[2]
2011–12 Steady 0.830 million[2]
2012–13 Decrease 0.800 million[2]
Railway companies
Original company Mid-Kent Railway
Pre-grouping South Eastern and Chatham Railway
Post-grouping Southern Railway
Key dates
1 April 1864 Opened
1866 Resited north
Other information
Lists of stations
External links
London Transport portal
UK Railways portalCoordinates: 51°24′59″N 0°02′05″W / 51.4164°N 0.0348°W / 51.4164; -0.0348

New Beckenham railway station serves Beckenham in the London Borough of Bromley in south east London, in Travelcard Zone 4. The station and all trains serving it are operated by Southeastern.


The typical off peak train service per hour is:

A 1908 Railway Clearing House map of part of the Hayes Line, between Lower Sydenham and Elmers End, including New Beckenham (bottom centre)

The first station was opened by the South Eastern Railway on 1 April 1864[3] adjacent to the north side of Bridge Road. The present station, further to the north, was opened in 1866 when the first station was closed.[3] The station was rebuilt in 1904-6. South of the station is a curve to Beckenham Junction, following the path of the original Mid-Kent Line from Lewisham to Beckenham.[4] It is served by two trains a day.

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Lower Sydenham   Southeastern
Hayes Line
  Clock House
Limited Service
  Beckenham Junction


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


London Buses route 352 serve the station.


  1. ^ "London and South East" (PDF). National Rail Enquiries. National Rail. September 2006. Archived from the original (PDF) on 6 March 2009. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Station usage estimates". Rail statistics. Office of Rail Regulation.  Please note: Some methodology may vary year on year.
  3. ^ a b Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. p. 168. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508. 
  4. ^ "The Railways of Beckenham", Andrew Hajducki, 2011[page needed]

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