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Wallington railway station is in the London Borough of Sutton in south London. The station, and all trains serving it, is operated by Southern, and is in Travelcard Zone 5. It is between Waddon and Carshalton Beeches, 13 miles 5 chains (21.02 km) down the line from London Bridge, measured via Forest Hill.[3]

Wallington National Rail
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Wallington is located in Greater London
Wallington
Wallington
Location of Wallington in Greater London
LocationWallington
Local authorityLondon Borough of Sutton
Managed bySouthern
Station codeWLT
DfT categoryC2
Number of platforms2
AccessibleYes[1]
Fare zone5
National Rail annual entry and exit
2013–14Increase 2.115 million[2]
2014–15Increase 2.179 million[2]
2015–16Decrease 2.094 million[2]
2016–17Decrease 1.867 million[2]
2017–18Decrease 1.778 million[2]
Key dates
10 May 1847Opened
Other information
External links
WGS8451°21′37″N 0°09′03″W / 51.3603°N 0.1507°W / 51.3603; -0.1507Coordinates: 51°21′37″N 0°09′03″W / 51.3603°N 0.1507°W / 51.3603; -0.1507
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View of the eastbound platform and side entrance.

The station was opened on 10 May 1847 by the London, Brighton and South Coast Railway as 'Carshalton' on the new Croydon to Epsom railway and was renamed to 'Wallington' in 1868 when the new Carshalton railway station opened in Carshalton village. During 2009 some renovations to the station were undertaken, including platform raising.

Ticket barriers are in operation at this station.

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ServicesEdit

The typical off-peak service (Monday to Saturday) from the station is:[4]

There are also direct services to Dorking, Dulwich, Guildford, Peckham Rye, and Streatham during weekday mornings and evenings.

Sunday service:

Preceding station   National Rail Following station
Waddon   Southern
Sutton & Mole Valley Lines
  Carshalton Beeches

ConnectionsEdit

London Buses routes 127, 151, 157, 410, 463 and S4, and school routes 612 (Non TFL) and 627 serve the station. Northbound journeys serve bus stops in the Station Approach road. Most southbound journeys stop on Manor Road opposite the entrance to Station Approach.

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "London and South East" (PDF). National Rail. September 2006. Archived from the original (PDF) on 6 March 2009.
  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. ^ Yonge, John (November 2008) [1994]. Jacobs, Gerald (ed.). Railway Track Diagrams 5: Southern & TfL (3rd ed.). Bradford on Avon: Trackmaps. map 22. ISBN 978-0-9549866-4-3.
  4. ^ https://www.networkrail.co.uk/running-the-railway/timetabling/electronic-national-rail-timetable/ (Timetable No. 172, May 2018)