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Balham National Rail
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Balham is located in Greater London
Balham
Balham
Location of Balham in Greater London
Location Balham
Local authority Wandsworth
Managed by Southern
Station code BAL
Number of platforms 4
Fare zone 3
National Rail annual entry and exit
2007–08 Increase 5.544 million
2008–09 Decrease 5.085 million
2009–10 Decrease 5.052 million
2010–11 Increase 5.935 million
2011–12 Increase 6.464 million
Railway companies
Original company London, Brighton and South Coast Railway
Pre-grouping London, Brighton and South Coast Railway
Post-grouping Southern Railway
Key dates
1863 Opened as Balham
9 March 1927 Renamed Balham and Upper Tooting
6 October 1969 Renamed Balham
Other information
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  • Departures
  • Layout
  • Facilities
  • Buses

Coordinates: 51°26′33″N 0°09′07″W / 51.4426°N 0.152°W / 51.4426; -0.152

Balham station is the name given to the London Underground and the National Rail stations in the Balham area of south London, England. The station is on the A24 Balham High Road in the London Borough of Wandsworth. It is in Travelcard Zone 3.

Preceding station   Underground no-text.svg London Underground   Following station
Tooting Bec
towards Morden
Northern line
Clapham South
towards Edgware, Mill Hill East
or High Barnet
National Rail
Wandsworth Common   Southern
South London Line (Outer)
  Streatham Hill
  Southern
Sutton & Mole Valley Line (Epsom Branch)and West London Line
  Streatham Common
  Southern
Sutton & Mole Valley Line (Horsham Branch)
  Mitcham Eastfields
  • Train times and station information for Balham station from National Rail
    • Balham station (east building), 1926
    • Balham station (west building), 1927
    • Ticket hall, 1934
    • Bomb crater
    • Damage on station platform

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