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West Croydon Tramlink London Overground National Rail
West Croydon stn entrance 2012.JPG
Location Croydon
Local authority London Borough of Croydon
Managed by London Overground
Owner Network Rail
Station code WCY
Number of platforms 3 (formerly 4)
Accessible Yes
Fare zone 5
Railway companies
Original company London and Croydon Railway
Pre-grouping London Brighton and South Coast Railway
Post-grouping Southern Railway
Key dates
5 June 1839 Opened as Croydon
April 1851. Renamed West Croydon
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  • Buses

West Croydon is a combined rail, tram and bus interchange in Croydon. It is in Travelcard Zone 5.

Notable incidents

In 1912, Samuel Colridge Taylor, himself a resident of Croydon, collapsed at the station due to overwork and pneumonia. He died at home a few days later.


tph is trains per hour.


Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Selhurst   Southern
Sutton & Mole Valley Line
London Bridge to Epsom via Wallington
Norwood Junction Southern
Sutton & Mole Valley Line
London Victoria to West Croydon Via Crystal Palace
Norwood Junction   Southern
London Bridge to Sutton via Forest Hill stopper
Peak hour only
Norwood Junction   Overground
South London Line
West Croydon loop to Beckenham Junction, Elmers End and New Addington
  Wellesley Road

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