Penge West train station is situated in Bromley, in south-east London. It is within walking distance of Crystal Palace Park and two other local stations: Penge East and Crystal Palace. Four trains per hour depart from Penge West in each direction, with direct services to London Bridge taking 21 minutes.
The station originally opened in 1839, next to a level crossing over the High Street. It closed in 1841 and reopened in 1863 in response to a growing demand from the local population and visitors to the Crystal Palace. It was called simply ‘Penge’ until 1923 when the two local stations were renamed ‘Penge East’ and ‘Penge West’. The Crystal Palace Dinosaurs are a short walk from Penge West train station. Created in 1854, they were made to celebrate the removal of the Crystal Palace to this site after the end of the Great Exhibition. Today, they are Grade 1 listed and free to visit.
The station itself has two platforms, with seats, shelters and toilet facilities. There is step free access to platform one but platform two is over a footbridge with steps each side. A staffed ticket office and self-service ticket machine are located on platform one. The station is also served by London Buses on routes 176, 197, 227 and 354.
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|Weekdays||07:00 - 11:00|
|Staffing level||Part time|
|Travel card zone||Zone 4|
|Telephone types||Coins and cards|
|Bureau de Change||Unavailable|
|Tourist Information Office||Unavailable|
|Nearest station with more facilities|
|Customer Service notes|
Call Southern Trains Customer Services 08451 272920 for issues related to Southern train services.
Call London Overground Customer Services 0845 601 4867 for issues related to London Overground trains, station staff and facilities.
|Customer help points||Available|
|Weekdays||Open 24 hours|
|Saturday||Open 24 hours|
|Sunday||Open 24 hours|
|Carpark name||Station Car Park|
|Cycle storage spaces||8|
|Sheltered cycle storage||Available|
|Cycle storage CCTV||Available|
|Cycle storage notes|
|Cycle storage notes||<p>Council facility</p>|
|Step-free access||Part of station|
|Step-free access notes|
Step free access to Ticket Office and platform 1 (to London Bridge) only. Footbridge with steps to platform 2 (to Croydon). Nearest step-free staffed station is East Croydon
|Ramps for train access||Unavailable|
|Accessible ticket machines||Available|
|Accessible Booking Office counter||Available|
|Accessible taxis notes|
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