Charlton railway station
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 is operated by Southeastern. Trains serving the station are operated by Southeastern and Thameslink. It is in Travelcard Zone 3.
|Local authority||Royal Borough of Greenwich|
|Number of platforms||2 (was 3) |
|National Rail annual entry and exit|
|– interchange||0.253 million|
|– interchange||0.264 million|
|– interchange||0.396 million|
|– interchange||0.946 million|
|– interchange||0.105 million|
|30 July 1849 ||Opened|
|London transport portal|
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 per hour (tph) is:
- 4tph to London Cannon Street
- 2tph to London Charing Cross via Lewisham
- 2tph to Luton via London Bridge, St Pancras International, St Albans City and Luton Airport.
- 2tph to Dartford
- 2tph to Slade Green, returning to London Cannon Street via Sidcup
- 2tph to Barnehurst, returning to London Cannon Street via Bexleyheath
- 2tph to Rainham via Dartford and Gravesend
|Preceding station||National Rail||Following station|
North Kent Line
- Charlton railway station at Kentrail - David Glasspool - Accessed 3 September 2007
- "London and South East" (PDF). National Rail. September 2006. Archived from the original (PDF) on 6 March 2009.
- "Station usage estimates". Rail statistics. Office of Rail Regulation. Please note: Some methodology may vary year on year.