Riddlesdown railway station
Riddlesdown station eastern entrance and path
Location of Riddlesdown in Greater London
|Local authority||London Borough of Croydon|
|Number of platforms||2|
|National Rail annual entry and exit|
|Original company||Southern Railway|
|5 June 1927||Opened|
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Riddlesdown railway station serves Riddlesdown in the London Borough of Croydon in south London, on the Oxted line. The station and all trains serving it are operated by Southern, and it is in Travelcard Zone 6.
Platform 1 is the platform for trains towards Croydon and London.
Platform 2 is the platform towards East Grinstead.
The station is unusual amongst suburban London stations in that there is no means of crossing between the platforms. The platforms are reached via separate footpaths from Lower Barn Road, either side of the bridge that takes the railway over the road. The ticket office is on Platform 1.
On the London-bound platform 1, there is a manned ticket office (staffed for only part of the day) and waiting room.
There are self-service ticket machines and Oyster scanners on both platforms.
The typical off-peak service from the station is two trains per hour to East Grinstead and two trains per hour to London Victoria. In the morning and evening peak period trains also run to and from London Bridge.
Services between London Bridge and Uckfield pass the station, but only one train per day calls during weekday morning peak time at 07:24.
Services from East Grinstead to London Bridge are due to transfer to Thameslink in 2018. Enabling direct services to Bedford and Cambridge.
|Preceding station||National Rail||Following station|
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