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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 is operated by Southeastern. Trains serving the station are operated by Southeastern and Thameslink. It is in Travelcard Zone 3.

Charlton National Rail
Charlton station.jpg
Charlton is located in Greater London
Location of Charlton in Greater London
Local authorityRoyal Borough of Greenwich
Managed bySoutheastern
Station codeCTN
DfT categoryD
Number of platforms2 (was 3) [1]
Fare zone3
National Rail annual entry and exit
2013–14Increase 1.714 million[3]
– interchange Decrease 0.253 million[3]
2014–15Increase 1.801 million[3]
– interchange Increase 0.264 million[3]
2015–16Decrease 1.684 million[3]
– interchange Increase 0.396 million[3]
2016–17Decrease 1.496 million[3]
– interchange Increase 0.946 million[3]
2017–18Increase 1.501 million[3]
– interchange Decrease 0.105 million[3]
Key dates
30 July 1849 [1]Opened
Other information
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WGS8451°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 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:

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



  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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