West Dulwich railway station
West Dulwich railway station is on the Chatham Main Line in England, serving the West Dulwich area in the London Borough of Southwark, south London. It is located opposite Belair Park, 5 miles 2 chains (8.1 km) down the line from London Victoria and between Herne Hill and Sydenham Hill. The station and all services are operated by Southeastern.
|Local authority||London Borough of Southwark|
|Number of platforms||2|
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|October 1863||Opened as "Dulwich"|
|1926||Renamed "West Dulwich"|
|London transport portal|
The line from Herne Hill to Beckenham Junction was built by the London, Chatham and Dover Railway (LCDR) and opened in 1863. The station was opened as "Dulwich" in the same year. The prefix "West" was added in 1926.
- 4tph (trains per hour) to London Victoria (Southeastern)
- 4tph to Bromley South of which 2 continue to Orpington (Southeastern)
During the morning peak, there are 5 trains to Blackfriars station via Elephant & Castle railway station, and during the evening peak there are 5 trains from Blackfriars that terminate at Beckenham Junction station.
|Preceding station||National Rail||Following station|
Bromley South Line
Blackfriars to Beckenham Junction
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