Woodmansterne railway station

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Woodmansterne National Rail
Woodmansterne railway station.jpg
Woodmansterne is located in Greater London
Location of Woodmansterne in Greater London
Local authorityLondon Borough of Croydon
Managed bySouthern
Station codeWME
DfT categoryE
Number of platforms2
Fare zone6
National Rail annual entry and exit
2013–14Decrease 0.358 million[1]
2014–15Increase 0.373 million[1]
2015–16Decrease 0.322 million[1]
2016–17Decrease 0.301 million[1]
2017–18Decrease 0.295 million[1]
Railway companies
Original companySouthern Railway
Key dates
17 July 1932Opened
Other information
External links
WGS8451°19′09″N 0°09′14″W / 51.3192°N 0.1539°W / 51.3192; -0.1539Coordinates: 51°19′09″N 0°09′14″W / 51.3192°N 0.1539°W / 51.3192; -0.1539
Underground sign at Westminster.jpg London transport portal

Woodmansterne railway station is (only just) in the London Borough of Croydon, Greater London, England, lying immediately east of the London/Surrey border. The station is on the Tattenham Corner line, 17 miles 40 chains (28.2 km) from Charing Cross. The station and all trains serving it are operated by Southern, and it is in Travelcard Zone 6. There is a single island platform, reached from a footbridge, and the ticket office, located on the island platform, is manned - from Spring 2010 - whenever trains run.

Early in 2009, there was an attempted robbery of railway money, targeting railway staff, early in the morning.

There is no PERTIS self-service 'Permit to Travel' ticket machine at this location.


The typical off-peak service (including weekends) per hour is two trains to Tattenham Corner and two trains to London Bridge via East Croydon and Norwood Junction.[2] Services also run to London Victoria during the weekday business peaks and run there rather than London Bridge on weekday evenings. At other times, connections can be made at East Croydon.

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Coulsdon Town   Southern
Tattenham Corner Line

It was initially proposed that from 2018, when the Thameslink Programme is completed, services on this line would be operated with larger 12 car trains offering all day direct services to Cambridge via London Blackfriars.[3] However, in September 2016, these proposals have been dropped; instead, services on the Tattenham Corner Line are to "remain as Southern South London Metro services with increased capacity as compared to today".[4]


London Buses route 166 and Non TFL route 866 serve the station on Chipstead Valley Road to the south. A hail and ride section of London Buses route 463 runs along St Andrews Road to the north of the station.



  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, Table 181
  3. ^ Proposed Thameslink services from 2018
  4. ^ Timetable consultation : Thameslink and Great Northern

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