Norwood Junction railway station

railway station in Norwood Junction, London Borough of Croydon, England, UK

Norwood Junction is a rail and Overground interchange in South Norwood, England. It is in Zone 4. The station is managed by London Overground and is served by Overground, Southern and Thameslink trains.

Norwood Junction London Overground National Rail
Station entrance
LocationSouth Norwood
Local authorityLondon Borough of Croydon
Managed byLondon Overground
OwnerNetwork Rail
Station codeNWD
Number of platforms6 (Formerly 7)
AccessibleYes (Platform 1 Northbound only)[1]
Fare zone4
National Rail annual entry and exit
2013–14Increase 3.758 million[2]
– interchange Increase 1.206 million[2]
2014–15Increase 3.864 million[2]
– interchange Increase 1.309 million[2]
2015–16Increase 4.266 million[2]
– interchange Decrease 1.263 million[2]
2016–17Increase 4.363 million[2]
– interchange Decrease 1.183 million[2]
Railway companies
Original companyLondon & Croydon Railway
Key dates
5 June 1839Opened as Jolly Sailor
October 1846Renamed Norwood
1 June 1859Resited
1865LBSCR Goods Shed built[3]
1 October 1910Renamed Norwood Junction and South Norwood for Woodside
13 June 1955Renamed Norwood Junction[4]
Other information
External links

The Norwood Junction railway crash happened on 1 May 1891, when a cast-iron bridge over Portland Road, 60 yards (55 m) north-east of the old station building, split under the weight of an express train from Brighton to London Bridge.



tph is trains per hour. T means the service is run by Thameslink, S means the service is run by Southern and O means an Overground service. A slash in between two operators means it is run by either.


  • 6tph to London Bridge (T/S)
    • 4tph non-stop (T/S)
    • 2tph calling at all stations to New Cross Gate (S)
  • 4tph to Highbury and Islington via Canada Water (O)
  • 2tph to London Victoria via Crystal Palace (S)


  • 6tph to West Croydon (O)
  • 2tph to Epsom via West Croydon (S)
  • 2tph to Coulsdon Town via East Croydon (S)
  • 2tph to Gatwick Airport via Redhill (T)

Line diagram

Preceding station National Rail Following station
Anerley or Sydenham   Southern
Brighton Mainline
  East Croydon
Crystal Palace   Southern
London Bridge to Epsom
  West Croydon
London Bridge   Thameslink
Gatwick Airport via Redhill
  East Croydon
Anerley   Overground
South London Line
  West Croydon


  1. "Step free Tube Guide" (PDF). Transport for London. March 2019. Archived (PDF) from the original on 1 June 2019.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 "Station usage estimates". Rail statistics. Office of Rail Regulation. Please note: Some methodology may vary year on year.
  3. "London's Last Goods Sheds". The London Railway Record. 91: 233. April 2017.
  4. Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations, Patrick Stephens Ltd, Sparkford, ISBN 1-85260-508-1, p. 175.