Bromley South railway station

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Bromley South National Rail
Bromley South station - - 937533.jpg
Bromley South is located in Greater London
Bromley South
Bromley South
Location of Bromley South in Greater London
Local authorityLondon Borough of Bromley
Managed bySoutheastern
Station codeBMS
DfT categoryB
Number of platforms4
Fare zone5
OSIBromley North National Rail[1]
National Rail annual entry and exit
2014–15Increase 7.381 million[2]
– interchange Increase 0.867 million[2]
2015–16Increase 8.317 million[2]
– interchange Increase 1.033 million[2]
2016–17Increase 8.532 million[2]
– interchange Decrease 1.001 million[2]
2017–18Increase 8.552 million[2]
– interchange Increase 1.050 million[2]
2018–19Decrease 8.368 million[2]
– interchange Increase 1.145 million[2]
Key dates
22 November 1858Opened as Bromley[3]
1 June 1899[4][5]Renamed (Bromley South)
Other information
External links
WGS8451°24′00″N 0°01′01″E / 51.4°N 0.017°E / 51.4; 0.017Coordinates: 51°24′00″N 0°01′01″E / 51.4°N 0.017°E / 51.4; 0.017
Underground sign at Westminster.jpg London transport portal

Bromley South railway station is on the Chatham main line in England, serving the town centre and high street of Bromley, south-east London. It is 10 miles 71 chains (17.5 km) down the line from London Victoria and is situated between Shortlands and Bickley.

The station and most trains that call are operated by Southeastern, with some services also operated by Thameslink. It is in Travelcard Zone 5.


Services are run by Southeastern and Thameslink.

The typical off-peak service in trains per hour:

Southeastern [6][7][8]

Thameslink [9]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Denmark Hill
London Victoria
Chatham main line
  St. Mary Cray
Swanley or
Longfield or
Maidstone East Line
Shortlands   Southeastern
Bromley South Line


The station has 4 platforms, platform 1 being for stopping services to Central London via Herne Hill or Catford, platform 2 for services to Orpington or Sevenoaks via Swanley, platform 3 for non-stop services to London Victoria and platform 4 for services to Ramsgate and Dover Priory via Chatham or Ashford International services.


London Buses routes 61, 119, 138, 146, 162, 208, 261, 246, 314, 320, 336, 352, 358 and 367 and night routes N3 and N199 serve the station.

See also[edit]

Bromley South in 1961


  1. ^ "Out-of-Station Interchanges" (Microsoft Excel). Transport for London. 2 January 2016. Retrieved 28 August 2016.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Station usage estimates". Rail statistics. Office of Rail Regulation. Please note: Some methodology may vary year on year.
  3. ^ Chronology of London Railways by H.V.Borley
  4. ^ Chronology of London Railways by H.V.Borley
  5. ^ Forgotten Stations of Greater London by J.E.Connor and B.Halford
  6. ^ "Timetable 2: London to Medway Towns, Ramsgate and Dover" (PDF). Southeastern, May 2020.
  7. ^ "Timetable 3: London to Ashford and Canterbury via Maidstone East" (PDF). Southeastern, May 2020.
  8. ^ "Timetable 7: London to Bromley and Orpington via Herne Hill" (PDF). Southeastern, May 2020.
  9. ^ "Timetable 05: Luton to Orpington and Sevenoaks" (PDF). Thameslink, December 2019.

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