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Vauxhall
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Station entrance
Location Vauxhall
Local authority Lambeth
Managed by South West Trains
Station code VXH
Number of platforms 10
Fare zone 1 and 2
London Underground annual entry and exit
2005 16.74 million
2007 18.822 million
National Rail annual entry and exit
2004–05 7.952 million
2005–06 7.687 million
2006–07 10.469 million
2007–08 15.015 million
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Vauxhall station is an important railway station in the London district of Vauxhall. It is a National Rail, London Underground and London Buses interchange station. Its position is at the Vauxhall Cross road junction, opposite the southern approach to Vauxhall Bridge. The station is on the boundary of zones 1 and 2 of the London Travelcard area.

The bus station is at ground level across the road from the rail station. It is the second busiest London bus station, after that at Victoria. It has a photovoltaic roof supplying much of its electricity.

Services

Vauxhall underground is served by the Victoria Line and is between Pimlico and Stockwell.

Vauxhall rail station is served by South West Trains services to and from London Waterloo. The typical off-peak service is:

  • 29tph to London Waterloo
  • 4tph to Chessington
  • 4tph to Dorking
  • 1every two hours to Guildford via Cobham
  • 8tph to Guildford via Epsom
  • 2tph to Hampton Court
  • 2tph round the Hounslow loop via Hounslow and Richmond, returning to Waterloo
  • 2tph round the Hounslow loop via Richmond and Hounslow, returning to Waterloo
  • 2tph round the Kingston loop via Kingston and Richmond, returning to Waterloo
  • 2tph round the Kingston loop via Richmond and Kingston, returning to Waterloo
  • 2tph to Shepperton
  • 2tph to Windsor & Eton Riverside
  • 2tph to Woking

London Buses routes 2, 36 (24 hour service), 77, 87, 88 (24 hour service), 156, 185, 196, 344 (24 hour service), 360, 436 and Night Bus routes N2, N87, N136 serve the station.

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