Gipsy Hill railway station

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Gipsy Hill National Rail
Gipsy Hill stn building.JPG
Gipsy Hill (prior to 2009 refurbishment works)
Gipsy Hill is located in Greater London
Gipsy Hill
Gipsy Hill
Location of Gipsy Hill in Greater London
LocationGipsy Hill
Local authorityLondon Borough of Lambeth
Managed bySouthern
Station codeGIP
DfT categoryE
Number of platforms2
Fare zone3
National Rail annual entry and exit
2015–16Decrease 1.968 million[1]
2016–17Decrease 1.715 million[1]
2017–18Increase 1.732 million[1]
2018–19Increase 1.758 million[1]
2019–20Increase 1.768 million[1]
Key dates
1 December 1856opened
Other information
External links
WGS8451°25′29″N 0°05′02″W / 51.4246°N 0.084°W / 51.4246; -0.084Coordinates: 51°25′29″N 0°05′02″W / 51.4246°N 0.084°W / 51.4246; -0.084
Underground sign at Westminster.jpg London transport portal

Gipsy Hill railway station is in the London Borough of Lambeth in south London. It is situated on the Crystal Palace Line, 7 miles 77 chains (12.8 km) measured from London Victoria. The station, and all trains serving it, are operated by Southern, and it is in Travelcard Zone 3.

The station is located at grid reference TQ333712.

Ticket barriers were installed in February 2009.[citation needed]

Accidents and incidents[edit]


The typical off-peak service frequency is:

  • 4tph (trains per hour) to London Victoria
  • 4tph to London Bridge (2tph go northbound via Tulse Hill and 2tph go via Crystal Palace and Forest Hill)
  • 2tph to Beckenham Junction via Crystal Palace
  • 2tph to Sutton via West Croydon

After 7pm the 2tph services to Sutton(Surrey) are extended to:

  • 1tph to Epsom
  • 1tph to Epsom Downs

On Sunday this is reduced to:

  • 2tph to London Victoria
  • 2tph to Sutton
  • 2tph to London Bridge via Tulse Hill
  • 2tph terminating Crystal Palace
Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
West Norwood   Southern
London Victoria to London Bridge
(via Crystal Palace)
  Crystal Palace
London Bridge to Beckenham Junction (Monday to Saturday)
London Victoria to Sutton via Crystal Palace



  1. ^ a b c d e "Estimates of station usage". Rail statistics. Office of Rail Regulation. Please note: Some methodology may vary year on year.
  2. ^ McCrickard, John P (6 October 2016). "January 1990 to December 1990". Network South East Railway Society. Archived from the original on 26 June 2018. Retrieved 26 June 2018.

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