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
Location Carshalton
Local authority London Borough of Sutton
Managed by Southern
Station code CSH
DfT category D
Number of platforms 2
Fare zone 5
National Rail annual entry and exit
2011–12 Increase 1.239 million[1]
2012–13 Increase 1.276 million[1]
2013–14 Increase 1.355 million[1]
2014–15 Increase 1.426 million[1]
2015–16 Increase 1.430 million[1]
Key dates
1 October 1868 Opened
Other information
Lists of stations
External links
WGS84 51°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
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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]

The typical off-peak service from the station is:[2]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Hackbridge   Southern
Sutton & Mole Valley Lines
  Sutton
  Thameslink
Wimbledon Loop
 

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. ^ GB eNRT May 2016 Edition, Tables 52 & 180 (Network Rail)

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