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Herne Hill
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Location Herne Hill
Local authority London Borough of Lambeth
Managed by Southeastern
Number of platforms 4
Fare zone 2 and 3
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Herne Hill railway station is a train station in Herne Hill, a location in the London Borough of Lambeth, South London, England.

Transport for London has thought of making the Victoria line go to Herne Hill to give faster turnaround at the southern end of the line. The extension is not a high thing for TfL as it has a weaker business case than other projects.


The station is looked after by Southeastern train operating company. The off-peak service pattern as of May 2012 is:

  • Two trains per hour (tph) to Luton around Elephant & Castle
  • 2 tph to St Albans around Elephant & Castle
  • 4 tph to London Victoria around Brixton
  • 4 tph to Orpington around Beckenham Junction
  • 2 tph to Sutton around Wimbledon
  • 2 tph to Sutton around Mitcham Eastfields

On Sunday, northbound Sutton Loop trains change between stopping at Blackfriars and Luton. Late-night Sutton loop services (21:57 onwards) run to Bedford from Monday-Saturday and finish at Blackfriars on Sunday.

First Capital Connect and Southeastern jointly have extra peak trains from Herne Hill to Beford (morning and evening peaks), Beckenham Junction Kent House, Rochester and Swanley (evening peak only).


Herne Hill has buses by London bus which routes are 3, 37 (24 hours), 68, 196, 201, 322, 468, N3 and N68. The nearest London Underground station is Brixton.

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