Peckham Rye railway station
Peckham Rye railway station is on Rye Lane in the centre of the shopping district of Peckham in South London. It opened on 1 December 1865 for LC&DR trains and on 13 August 1866 for LB&SCR trains. It was designed by Charles Henry Driver (1832–1900), the architect of Abbey Mills and Crossness pumping stations, who also designed the grade II listed Denmark Hill and Battersea Park stations between here and London Victoria.
|Local authority||London Borough of Southwark|
|Number of platforms||4|
|National Rail annual entry and exit|
|– interchange||2.934 million|
|– interchange||2.566 million|
|– interchange||2.392 million|
|– interchange||2.557 million|
|Original company||London, Brighton and South Coast Railway|
|1 December 1865||Opened|
|London transport portal|
It is between Denmark Hill and Queens Road Peckham on the South London Line, between Denmark Hill and Nunhead on Catford Loop services, and between Queens Road Peckham and East Dulwich on the Sutton and Mole Valley Line. It is in Travelcard Zone 2 and is 3 miles 36 chains (5.6 km) measured from London Bridge or 5 miles 13 chains (8.3 km) measured from London Victoria.
Peckham Rye at a railway crossroads is a key interchange, being served by East London Line, Thameslink and Sutton & Mole Valley services; trains go to Dartford, London Bridge, London Victoria, Highbury & Islington, London Blackfriars, Sevenoaks, West Croydon, Beckenham Junction and Clapham Junction.
Ticket gates were installed in May 2009 and during late 2010 the station was refurbished as part of a 'deep clean' by Southern. A former waiting room for platforms 2 and 3, bricked up for 55 years, was partially restored and temporarily re-opened with a permanent re-opening being planned.
Peckham Rye was planned to become a step-free station and the project will be completed in 2019.
The May 2018 Monday to Saturday off-peak service in trains per hour is:
- 2 tph to London Victoria via Denmark Hill
- 2 tph to Blackfriars via Elephant & Castle
- 2 tph to Kentish Town via Elephant & Castle (Thameslink); Mondays-Fridays AM continue to Luton railway station
- 2 tph to Beckenham Junction via Crystal Palace
- 2 tph to Caterham via Norbury
- 4 tph to London Bridge, calling at Queens Road Peckham and South Bermondsey
- 2 tph to Sevenoaks via Catford and Swanley
- 2 tph to Orpington via Catford
- 2 tph to Gravesend via Lewisham and Bexleyheath
- 4 tph to Clapham Junction via Clapham High Street
- 4 tph to Dalston Junction via Surrey Quays, Canada Water and Shoreditch High Street
In popular cultureEdit
- "Station usage estimates". Rail statistics. Office of Rail Regulation. Please note: Some methodology may vary year on year.
- Dendy Marshall "History of the Southern Railway"
- "Peckham Rye station's 'lost' waiting room to re-open after 50 years". BBC News. 16 June 2016.
- Step-free Access - Transport for London
- "The Sweeney Ringer Filming & Locations". IMDB. Retrieved 11 August 2019.
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|Preceding station||National Rail||Following station|
|Queens Road Peckham||Southern
London Bridge to West Croydon
and Beckenham Junction
towards Dalston Junction
|South London Line||
towards Clapham Junction