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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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Departures and arrivals from Penge West

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Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to London BridgeSouthern05:29On time
to Dalston JunctionLondon Overground05:41On time
to CaterhamSouthern05:53On time
to Tattenham CornerSouthern05:53On time
to Highbury & IslingtonLondon Overground05:561Scheduled
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from PurleySouthern05:29On time
from West CroydonLondon Overground05:41On time
from London BridgeSouthern05:53On time
from West CroydonLondon Overground05:561Scheduled
from New Cross GateLondon Overground05:582Scheduled
† Average savings on advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

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