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East Croydon Tramlink National Rail
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Southern (train operating company) 377 "Electrostar" EMU 377450 arrives at East Croydon with a service to Littlehampton.
East Croydon is located in Greater London
East Croydon
East Croydon
Location of East Croydon in Greater London
Location Croydon
Local authority London Borough of Croydon
Managed by GTR Southern
Owner Network rail
Transport for London
Station code ECR
Number of platforms 6
Accessible Yes
Fare zone 5
Key dates
12th July 1841 Croydon station opened.
1st May 1862 Croydon station was renamed as East Croydon station.
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East Croydon station is a railway station and tram stop on the Croydon Tramlink. It is in fare zone 5.


Platform 1 serves fast London-bound trains to Victoria station and platforms 2 and 3 serves fast south-bound trains to Brighton, Eastbourne and Southampton Central railway station. Platform 4 serves fast trains towards London Bridge station. Platform 6 is used for fast trains towards Oxted, Uckfield and East Grinstead and for stopping services towards Tattenham Corner and Caterham. Platform 5 is for slow services that stop in many of places.


London buses traveling routes 64, 119, 194, 197, 198, 312, 367, 410, 433, 466, 689 and X26 all serve this station.


Train Towards Calling Points Approximate Journey Time
Southern Victoria station Clapham Junction 17 minutes
Southern Victoria station Selhurst, Thornton Heath, Norbury, Streatham Common, Balham, Wandsworth Common, Clapham Junction, Battersea Park 28 minutes
Southern London Bridge station Norwood Junction, Anerley, Penge West, Sydenham, Forest Hill, Honor Oak Park, Brockley, New Cross Gate 31 minutes
Southern London Bridge station Norwood Junction, New Cross Gate 23 minutes
Southern Littlehampton Gatwick Airport, Haywards Heath, Burgess Hill, Hove, Shoreham-by-Sea, Worthing, West Worthing, Durrington-on-Sea, Goring-by-Sea, Angmering 1 hour 23 minutes
Thameslink Bedford Blackfriars, City Thameslink, Farringdon, St Pancras International, West Hampstead, St Albans, Harpenden, Luton Airport, Luton, Leagrave, Harlington, Flitwick 1 hour 40 minutes
Southern Uckfield Oxted, Hurst Green, Edenbridge, Hever, Cowden, Ashurst, Eridge, Crowborough, Buxted 58 minutes
Southern East Grinstead Sanderstead, Riddlesdown, Upper Warlingham, Woldingham, Oxted, Hurst Green, Lingfield, Dormans 37 minutes
Thameslink Three Bridges Gatwick Airport 20 minutes
Southern Brighton Horley, Burgess Hill 40 minutes
Thameslink Brighton Gatwick Airport, Three Bridges, Balcombe, Haywards Heath, Wivelsfield, Burgess Hill, Hassocks, Preston Park 46 minutes
Southern Eastbourne Gatwick Airport, Haywards Heath, Wivelsfield, Plumpton, Lewes, Polegate, Hampden Park 1 hour 13 minutes
Southern Hastings Redhill, Tonbridge, High Brooms, Tunbridge Wells, Wadhurst, Battle, St Leonards Warrior Square 1 hour 18 minutes
Southern Bognor Regis Redhill, Horley, Gatwick Airport, Three Bridges, Crawley, Horsham, Christs Hospital, Billingshurst, Pulborough, Amberley, Arundel, Ford, Barnham 1 hour 28 minutes
Southern Portsmouth Redhill, Horley, Gatwick Airport, Three Bridges, Crawley, Horsham, Barnham, Chichester, Southbourne, Emsworth, Havant, Fratton, Portsmouth & Southsea 1 hour 47 minutes
Southern Southampton Central railway station Redhill, Horley, Gatwick Airport, Three Bridges, Crawley, Horsham, Barnham, Chichester, Southbourne, Emsworth, Havant, Cosham, Portchester, Fareham, Swanwick 2 hours 13 minutes
Southern Horsham Purley, Coulsdon South, Merstham, Redhill, Earlswood, Salfords, Horley, Gatwick Airport, Three Bridges, Crawley, Ifield, Littlehaven 54 minutes
Southern Caterham South Croydon, Purley Oaks, Purley, Kenley, Whyteleafe, Whyteleafe South 25 minutes
Tram Towards Approximate Journey Time
Croydon Tramlink Elmers End 15 minutes
Croydon Tramlink Wimbledon 27 minutes
Croydon Tramlink Beckhenham Junction 20 minutes
Croydon Tramlink New Addington 17 minutes
Croydon Tramlink West Croydon 8 minutes

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