Woolwich railway station

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Woolwich
National Rail
Woolwich Crossrail station box on Berkeley Homes open day.jpg
Woolwich Crossrail station box on Berkeley Homes open day
Woolwich is located in Greater London
Woolwich
Woolwich
Location of Woolwich in Greater London
Location Woolwich, Greater London
Local authority Royal Borough of Greenwich
Managed by Crossrail
Number of platforms 2
Fare zone 4
Key dates
2018 Due to open
Other information
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Portal icon London Transport portalCoordinates: 51°29′30″N 0°04′19″E / 51.491578°N 0.071819°E / 51.491578; 0.071819

Woolwich railway station is a planned new station of the Crossrail rail project in London, UK. The station, which would serve the Woolwich area, was not initially proposed as part of the route but was added after a House of Commons Select Committee suggested its inclusion and after additional funding was found.

A station at Woolwich was initially omitted from the Crossrail plans as the cost would have made the whole project more expensive and less attractive. However, after talks between Greenwich London Borough Council and Berkeley Homes on how to find the £162 million required, plans for a Crossrail station at Woolwich were resubmitted to the Secretary of State and are included in the Crossrail Act.

The station will be located close to the major Royal Arsenal housing and retail development by Berkeley Homes, who will also construct the base structure for the station. The closest existing station is Woolwich Arsenal.

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