Sydenham Hill railway station

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Sydenham Hill National Rail
Sydenham Hill, College Road Entrance, 2013.JPG
College Road entrance signage
Sydenham Hill is located in Greater London
Sydenham Hill
Sydenham Hill
Location of Sydenham Hill in Greater London
Location Dulwich
Sydenham Hill
Local authority London Borough of Southwark
Managed by Southeastern
Station code SYH
Number of platforms 2
Fare zone 3
National Rail annual entry and exit
2007–08 Increase 0.576 million[1]
2008–09 Decrease 0.560 million[1]
2009–10 Decrease 0.537 million[1]
2010–11 Increase 0.574 million[1]
2011–12 Decrease 0.570 million[1]
2012–13 Increase 0.585 million[1]
Key dates
August 1863 Opened
Other information
Lists of stations
External links
London Transport portal
UK Railways portalCoordinates: 51°25′57″N 0°04′49″W / 51.4326°N 0.0802°W / 51.4326; -0.0802

Sydenham Hill railway station is located on the Chatham Main Line serving Sydenham Hill, the Kingswood Estate and Upper Sydenham in South London. Managed by Southeastern, it is served by its Bromley South Metro services and is in Travelcard Zone 3. The station is at the north-western portal of the Sydenham Hill Railway Tunnel and is 5.75 miles (9.25 km) from London Victoria. The station is located in a deep cutting with access to all platforms (and the station itself) via several steps. Originally the station known as Sydenham Hill (for Crystal Palace) due to its proximity to The Crystal Palace until 1936, when the palace was destroyed by fire and never rebuilt.


Sydenham Hill platforms looking towards London Victoria

The typical off-peak service is four trains an hour northbound to London Victoria (via Herne Hill and Brixton) and four trains an hour southbound to Orpington (via Bromley South).

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
West Dulwich   Southeastern
Victoria - Orpington
  Penge East


  1. ^ a b c d e f "Station usage estimates". Rail statistics. Office of Rail Regulation.  Please note: Some methodology may vary year on year.

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