Norwood Junction railway station facts for kids
|Local authority||London Borough of Croydon|
|Managed by||London Overground|
|Number of platforms||6 (Formerly 7)|
|Accessible||Yes (Platform 1 Northbound only)|
|Original company||London & Croydon Railway|
|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|
|Lists of stations|
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)
|Preceding station||National Rail||Following station|
|Anerley or Sydenham||Southern
London Bridge to Epsom
Gatwick Airport via Redhill
South London Line
Images for kids
Jolly-sailor station in 1845, showing the atmospheric railway pumping station, with its Gothic chimney vent, in the foreground.
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