Carshalton railway station

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Carshalton National Rail
Carshalton Station.jpg
Carshalton is located in Greater London
Carshalton
Carshalton
Location of Carshalton in Greater London
LocationCarshalton
Local authorityLondon Borough of Sutton
Managed bySouthern
Station codeCSH
DfT categoryD
Number of platforms2
Fare zone5
National Rail annual entry and exit
2013–14Increase 1.355 million[1]
2014–15Increase 1.426 million[1]
2015–16Increase 1.430 million[1]
2016–17Decrease 1.296 million[1]
2017–18Increase 1.301 million[1]
Key dates
1 October 1868Opened
3 March 1929Electrified
Other information
External links
WGS8451°22′07″N 0°09′57″W / 51.3686°N 0.1659°W / 51.3686; -0.1659Coordinates: 51°22′07″N 0°09′57″W / 51.3686°N 0.1659°W / 51.3686; -0.1659
Underground sign at Westminster.jpg London transport portal
Platform view (1986)

Carshalton railway station is a railway station at Carshalton in the London Borough of Sutton in South London.

The station is served by Southern and Thameslink. It is in Travelcard Zone 5. From here, one can catch a direct train to as far north as Luton in Bedfordshire and southwards as far as Horsham in West Sussex. The shortest journey time from Carshalton to London Victoria is 25 minutes. Additionally, Carshalton has morning and evening train service to London Bridge direct.

The station is on the line opened by the London, Brighton and South Coast Railway between Peckham Rye and Sutton on 1 October 1868: one of the many suburban lines opened by that company. The original station of Carshalton was built on the Sutton to West Croydon line in May 1847, 1 mile (1.6 km) to the south east and is now known as Wallington station.

The line runs along an embankment at this point: the ticket office is on the down side by the underbridge.

Ticket barriers control access to the platforms, the only entrance to the station is via the ticket office where a book stand is located. Passengers may borrow or swap the books.

Services[edit]

As of May 2018, the typical off-peak service from the station is:[2]

There are also direct trains to/from London Bridge via Dulwich and Peckham Rye during weekday mornings and evenings.

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Clapham Junction or Hackbridge   Southern
Sutton & Mole Valley Lines
  Sutton
Hackbridge   Thameslink
Thameslink
  Terminus

Connections[edit]

London Buses routes S3, 127 and 157 serve the station.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Station usage estimates". Rail statistics. Office of Rail Regulation. Please note: Some methodology may vary year on year.
  2. ^ New timetables available to download at

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