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Selhurst
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The exterior of Selhurst station
Location Selhurst
Local authority London Borough of Croydon
Managed by GTR Southern
Station code SRS
Number of platforms 4 - 2 (fast services) and 2 (stopping services)
Fare zone 4
Key dates
1865 Opened
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Coordinates: 51°23′31″N 0°05′16″W / 51.3919°N 0.0879°W / 51.3919; -0.0879

Selhurst railway station is a train station in Selhurst, South London and is in London Borough of Croydon. The station opened in 1868. It is served by Southern. It is in Fare Zone 4.

Platforms

Selhurst station
A Class 377 departing from platform 2 of Selhurst station in 2008. This train stopped at one of the slow platforms.
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A Class 377 speeding past platform 3 of Selhurst station. This train sped past one of the fast platforms.

There are 4 platforms at Selhurst. Platform 1 is for southbound services towards Caterham, East Croydon, Sutton and Epsom. Platform 2 is for northbound services towards London Victoria and London Bridge. Platforms 3 is for fast southbound services and platform 4 is for fast northbound services that pass this station.

Frequency

Up (Northbound)

Down (Southbound)

Departures

Train Towards Calling Points Approximate Journey Time
Southern London Victoria Thornton Heath, Norbury, Streatham Common, Balham, Wandsworth Common, Clapham Junction, Battersea Park Sometimes trains pass Battersea Park this station at peak hours. 25 minutes
Southern London Bridge Thornton Heath, Norbury, Streatham Common, Streatham, Tulse Hill, North Dulwich, East Dulwich, Peckham Rye, Queens Road Peckham, South Bermondsey 36 minutes
Southern Caterham East Croydon, South Croydon, Purley Oaks, Kenley, Whyteleafe, Whyteleafe South 29 minutes
Southern East Croydon Terminus 3 minutes
Southern Epsom Downs West Croydon, Waddon, Wallington, Carshalton Beeches, Sutton, Belmont, Banstead 29 minutes
Southern Sutton West Croydon, Waddon, Wallington, Carshalton Beeches 17 minutes
Southern West Croydon Terminus 4 minutes

Buses

London Buses route 75 and 157 serve this station.

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