Charlton railway station

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Charlton National Rail
Charlton station.jpg
Charlton is located in Greater London
Location of Charlton in Greater London
Location Charlton
Local authority Royal Borough of Greenwich
Managed by Southeastern
Station code CTN
DfT category D
Number of platforms 2 (was 3) [1]
Accessible Yes[2]
Fare zone 3
National Rail annual entry and exit
2012–13 Decrease 1.683 million[3]
– interchange  Increase 0.258 million[3]
2013–14 Increase 1.714 million[3]
– interchange  Decrease 0.253 million[3]
2014–15 Increase 1.801 million[3]
– interchange  Increase 0.264 million[3]
2015–16 Decrease 1.684 million[3]
– interchange  Increase 0.396 million[3]
2016–17 Decrease 1.496 million[3]
– interchange  Increase 0.946 million[3]
Key dates
30 July 1849 [1] Opened
Other information
Lists of stations
External links
WGS84 51°29′13″N 0°01′56″E / 51.48686°N 0.03232°E / 51.48686; 0.03232Coordinates: 51°29′13″N 0°01′56″E / 51.48686°N 0.03232°E / 51.48686; 0.03232
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Charlton railway station is a railway station in Charlton, Royal Borough of Greenwich. It is 7 miles 44 chains (12.2 km) measured from London Charing Cross. The station and all trains serving it are operated by Southeastern. It is in Travelcard Zone 3.

Charlton station is within walking distance of The Valley, home of Charlton Athletic F.C. It was first opened in 1849 by the South Eastern Railway on the North Kent Line and is close to the junction where the routes via Greenwich and Lewisham converge (the link from Greenwich and Maze Hill being completed in 1878).


The typical off-peak service from the station is:

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Blackheath   Southeastern
North Kent Line
  Woolwich Dockyard
Westcombe Park   Southeastern
Greenwich Line
  Woolwich Dockyard
Westcombe Park   Thameslink
  Woolwich Arsenal


London Buses route 486 serve the station.


  1. ^ a b Charlton railway station at Kentrail - David Glasspool - Accessed 3 September 2007
  2. ^ "London and South East" (PDF). National Rail. September 2006. Archived from the original (PDF) on 6 March 2009. 
  3. ^ 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.

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