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Norwood Junction London Overground National Rail
Norwood Junction stn building.JPG
Station entrance
Location South Norwood
Local authority London Borough of Croydon
Managed by London Overground
Owner Network Rail
Station code NWD
Number of platforms 6 (Formerly 7)
Accessible Yes  (Platform 1 Northbound only)
Fare zone 4
Railway companies
Original company London & Croydon Railway
Key dates
5 June 1839 Opened as Jolly Sailor
October 1846 Renamed Norwood
1 June 1859 Resited
1865 LBSCR Goods Shed built
1 October 1910 Renamed Norwood Junction and South Norwood for Woodside
13 June 1955 Renamed Norwood Junction
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Norwood Junction is a rail and Overground interchange in South Norwood, England. It is in Zone 4. The station is managed by London Overground and is served by Overground, Southern and Thameslink trains.


The Norwood Junction railway crash happened on 1 May 1891, when a cast-iron bridge over Portland Road, 60 yards (55 m) north-east of the old station building, split under the weight of an express train from Brighton to London Bridge.


tph is trains per hour. T means the service is run by Thameslink, S means the service is run by Southern and O means an Overground service. A slash in between two operators means it is run by either.


  • 6tph to London Bridge (T/S)
    • 4tph non-stop (T/S)
    • 2tph calling at all stations to New Cross Gate (S)
  • 4tph to Highbury and Islington via Canada Water (O)
  • 2tph to London Victoria via Crystal Palace (S)


  • 6tph to West Croydon (O)
  • 2tph to Epsom via West Croydon (S)
  • 2tph to Coulsdon Town via East Croydon (S)
  • 2tph to Gatwick Airport via Redhill (T)

Line diagram

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Anerley or Sydenham   Southern
Brighton Mainline
  East Croydon
Crystal Palace   Southern
London Bridge to Epsom
  West Croydon
London Bridge   Thameslink
Gatwick Airport via Redhill
  East Croydon
Anerley   Overground
South London Line
  West Croydon

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