- Elmers End station
Infobox London station
name = Elmers End
railcode = ELE
manager = Southeastern
zone = 4
borough = Bromley
platforms = 3
railexits0405 = 0.616
railexits0506 = 0.643
railexits0607 = 0.894
1 April 1864
events = Opened
29 May 1882
events1 = Hayes branch opens
13 May 1983
events2 = WSCR closes
31 May 1997
Elmers End station is a railway station and
tramterminus in Elmers End, South London, England. It is in the London Borough of Bromley, and Travelcard Zone 417 km (11 miles) south of London Charing Cross. The railway through Elmers End was opened by the South Eastern Railway on 1 April 1864as an extension of the Mid-Kent Linefrom New Beckenham to Addiscombe; there was a branch, opened on 29 May 1882to Hayes at this station. The portion of the line to Addiscombe, which was originally named "Croydon (Addiscombe Road)", was closed in 1997 when the trams took over much of the trackbed from Elmers End.
Hayes lineservice on the suburban commuter railway line between Hayes and London Charing Crossthrough Elmers End is still in use. The station is on Elmers End Road (A214), at the north-east corner of South Norwood Country Park.
One former railway platform is now the terminus for
Tramlink Line 1services to Croydon.
Monday to Saturday daytimes there is a train every 15 minutes towards Central London either to Cannon Street or Charing Cross and to Hayes in the other direction. Evenings and Sundays there is an half-hourly service in each direction.
Woodside and South Croydon Railway
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