West Wickham railway station

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West Wickham National Rail
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West Wickham is located in Greater London
West Wickham
West Wickham
Location of West Wickham in Greater London
Location West Wickham
Local authority London Borough of Bromley
Managed by Southeastern
Station code WWI
Number of platforms 2
Accessible Yes [1]
Fare zone 5
National Rail annual entry and exit
2007–08 Increase 0.961 million[2]
2008–09 Decrease 0.916 million[2]
2009–10 Decrease 0.886 million[2]
2010–11 Increase 0.918 million[2]
2011–12 Increase 0.938 million[2]
2012–13 Increase 0.943 million[2]
Key dates
29 May 1882 Opened
Other information
Lists of stations
External links
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Portal icon UK Railways portalCoordinates: 51°22′53″N 0°00′52″W / 51.3813°N 0.0145°W / 51.3813; -0.0145

West Wickham railway station serves West Wickham in the London Borough of Bromley. It is located in south east London and is in Travelcard Zone 5. The station is operated by Southeastern and is served by Southeastern Hayes line trains.

History[edit]

The railway line through West Wickham was built by the West Wickham & Hayes Railway as part of a branch line between Elmers End and Hayes. The line was sold to the South Eastern Railway on the opening day, 29 May 1882.

The line was a branch of the Mid-Kent line built by the South Eastern Railway which had opened on 1 January 1857.[3]

Service[edit]

Frequent commuter trains serve West Wickham during the morning and evening peak hours with an even split in services to Charing Cross and Cannon Street. Four trains per hour serve the station during most off peak periods Monday to Saturday. The typical off peak service pattern is:

On Sundays, there are 2tph to both Charing Cross and Hayes.

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Eden Park   Southeastern
Hayes Line
  Hayes

Layout[edit]

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

Connections[edit]

London Buses routes 194 & 352 serve the station.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "London and South East" (pdf). National Rail Enquiries. National Rail. September 2006. Archived from the original 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. ^ "The Railways of Beckenham", Andrew Hajducki, 2011[page needed]

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