Bromley South railway station

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Bromley South National Rail
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Bromley South is located in Greater London
Bromley South
Bromley South
Location of Bromley South in Greater London
Location Bromley
Local authority London Borough of Bromley
Managed by Southeastern
Station code BMS
DfT category B
Number of platforms 4
Accessible Yes
Fare zone 5
OSI Bromley North National Rail[1]
National Rail annual entry and exit
2012–13 Increase 6.014 million[2]
– interchange  Increase 0.731 million[2]
2013–14 Increase 6.869 million[2]
– interchange  Increase 0.783 million[2]
2014–15 Increase 7.381 million[2]
– interchange  Increase 0.867 million[2]
2015–16 Increase 8.317 million[2]
– interchange  Increase 1.033 million[2]
2016–17 Increase 8.532 million[2]
– interchange  Decrease 1.001 million[2]
Key dates
22 November 1858 Opened as Bromley[3]
1 June 1899[4][5] Renamed (Bromley South)
Other information
Lists of stations
External links
WGS84 51°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
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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 train service is:

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Denmark Hill
London Victoria
Chatham Main Line
  St. Mary Cray
Maidstone East Line
Shortlands   Southeastern
Bromley South Line
Shortlands   Thameslink


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, Ashford International or Gillingham.


London Buses routes 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

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