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The first trains arrived at New Cross Gate in the 1830s, but the current station dates to 1858 and the extension of the line from London to Brighton. Today New Cross Gate is on the East London Line of the London Overground, with northbound services to Dalston Junction and Highbury & Islington, and southbound services to West Croydon and Crystal Palace. Other trains to New Cross Gate include services from London Victoria, London Bridge, Horsham and Caterham. Running east from the station towards the nearby New Cross station is New Cross Road, with its collection of pubs, bars and restaurants. South of here, and directly next door to the station, is the Goldsmith's University of London campus, whilst Fordham Park lies a little way to the north. On the opposite side of the tracks to the university is the New Cross Gate Retail Park and the Haberdashers' Aske's Hatcham College.

Station details & facilities

New Cross Gate has five platforms, with London Overground trains departing from platform 1 (southbound) and platform 5 (northbound), and trains to Caterham and London Victoria from platform 2, Horsham from platform 3 and London Bridge from platform 4. All are linked to the station building, where you will find the ticket office, as well as a cafe and newsagents. Please note that as there is no step-free access at New Cross Gate, passengers should use step-free London Bridge station.

Departures and arrivals from New Cross Gate

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into New Cross Gate station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Crystal PalaceLondon Overground21:001On time
to Crystal PalaceLondon Overground21:015On time
to Crystal PalaceSouthern21:042On time
to Crystal PalaceSouthern21:065On time
to Crystal PalaceLondon Overground21:081On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Highbury & IslingtonLondon Overground20:591On time
from Highbury & IslingtonLondon Overground21:015On time
from Highbury & IslingtonSouthern21:042On time
from Highbury & IslingtonSouthern21:055On time
from Highbury & IslingtonLondon Overground21:081On time
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