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Location Wimbledon
Local authority London Borough of Merton
Managed by South West Trains
Station code WIM
Number of platforms 10
Fare zone 3
London Underground annual entry and exit
2005 10.867 million
2007 14.761 million
2008 15.06 million
National Rail annual entry and exit
2004–05 12.092 million
2005–06 11.800 million
2006–07 15.935 million
2007–08 15.784 million
Key dates
22 October 1855 Opened (W&CR to Croydon)
1 October 1868 Opened (TM&WR to Tooting)
21 November 1881 Resited on the opposite site of Wimbledon Bridge
3 June 1889 Opened (L&SWR/District to Putney)
1 June 1909 Renamed (Wimbledon)
7 July 1929 Opened (SR to South Merton)
2 June 1997 Closed (Railtrack to Croydon)
30 May 2000 Reopened (Tramlink to Croydon)
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Wimbledon station is a National Rail, London Underground, and Tramlink station in Wimbledon in the London Borough of Merton. It is the only London station that provides an interchange between rail, Underground, and Tramlink services. The station serves as a junction for services from London Underground's District line and National Rail operators (South West Trains and First Capital Connect), as well as Tramlink route 3. Some early morning services on the First Capital Connect route are provided by Southern. The station is in Travelcard Zone 3.

Services

The typical off-peak service frequency is:

  • South West Trains
    • 16tph (trains per hour) to Waterloo
    • 4tph to Guildford, of which
      • 2tph via Cobham
      • 2tph via Epsom
    • 2tph to Chessington South
    • 2tph to Dorking
    • 2tph to Hampton Court
    • 2tph to Shepperton
    • 2tph to Woking
    • 2tph to Waterloo via Kingston & Richmond
  • First Capital Connect
    • 2tph to Luton
    • 2tph to Sutton
  • London Underground
    • 6tph to Upminster via Tower Hill
    • 6tph to Edgware Road via High Street Kensington
  • Tramlink
    • 8tph to New Addington

Gallery

Related pages

  • Wimbledon Traincare depot – a little to the north of the station, on the west side of the main line tracks.

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