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Queens Road Peckham railway station

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Queens Road Peckham railway station is in the London Borough of Southwark and also serves the area to the east of Peckham, in the London Borough of Lewisham. It is on the South London Line, 2 miles 58 chains (4.4 km) from London Bridge, and trains also go to Croydon via various routes and beyond. It is on the road of that name and is in Travelcard Zone 2.

Queens Road Peckham London Overground National Rail
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Queens Road Peckham is located in Greater London
Queens Road Peckham
Queens Road Peckham
Location of Queens Road Peckham in Greater London
LocationPeckham
Local authorityLondon Borough of Southwark
Managed bySouthern
Station codeQRP
DfT categoryE
Number of platforms2
AccessibleYes[1]
Fare zone2
National Rail annual entry and exit
2013–14Increase 1.585 million[2]
2014–15Increase 1.791 million[2]
2015–16Increase 2.847 million[2]
2016–17Decrease 2.824 million[2]
2017–18Increase 3.028 million[2]
Railway companies
Original companyLondon, Brighton and South Coast Railway
Key dates
13 August 1866Opened
Other information
External links
WGS8451°28′25″N 0°03′26″W / 51.4736°N 0.0573°W / 51.4736; -0.0573Coordinates: 51°28′25″N 0°03′26″W / 51.4736°N 0.0573°W / 51.4736; -0.0573
Underground sign at Westminster.jpg London transport portal

The station opened with the line on 13 August 1866, and had two wooden side platforms and an intermediate centre platform to serve the third centre line.[3]

Until 1911 passenger trains ran to the East London Line, stopping at Old Kent Road. This link was re-instated on 9 December 2012 by London Overground.

The present island platform dates from the 1970s which is on a viaduct with the line: there are 48 steps leading to it, and one block of platform buildings.

The station exits on to Queens Road in Peckham.

ServicesEdit

The typical Monday-Saturday off peak service in trains per hour is:

One late night weekday service runs to Battersea Park instead of Clapham Junction, following the former route of the South London Line prior to the inauguration of the ELL Phase 2 extension[4] Two Monday to Friday services to Dalston Junction also start from there.

On Sundays this is:

  • 4 to London Bridge
  • 2 to East Croydon
  • 2 to Crystal Palace
  • 4 to Clapham Junction
  • 4 to Highbury & Islington via Dalston Junction
Preceding station   National Rail Following station
South Bermondsey   Southern
London Bridge to West Croydon
and Beckenham Junction
  Peckham Rye
    London Overground
South London Line
 
A 1908 Railway Clearing House map of lines around the approaches to London Bridge.

ConnectionsEdit

London Buses routes 36, 136, 171, 177, 436, P12 and P13 and night routes N89, N136 and N171 serve the station.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Step free Tube Guide" (PDF). Transport for London. March 2019. Archived (PDF) from the original on 1 June 2019.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Station usage estimates". Rail statistics. Office of Rail Regulation. Please note: Some methodology may vary year on year.
  3. ^ South London Line Published by Middleton Press Map
  4. ^ Table 178 National Rail timetable, May 2016

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