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Lying on the Brighton Main Line between Croydon and Redhill, Purley Oaks train station serves the suburban residential area of South Croydon, approximately 12 miles to the south of Charing Cross. Train services are provided by Southern from this Travelcard Zone 6 station. There are typically four train services per hour each way in off peak times. The main destinations are London Victoria, with a fastest journey time of 29 minutes, and London Bridge which is 22 minutes away. 

Purley Oaks train station opened in 1899. It has four platforms, though there is currently no public access to platforms 1 and 2. Platforms 3 and 4 are accessed via a subway and stairs. A ticket office and waiting room with toilet facilities can be found at the top of the stairs on platform 3 and there is a self-service ticket machine in the subway. The nearby Kenley Aerodrome was one of the key Fighter station used by the RAF during the Battle of Britain. 

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Departures and arrivals from Purley Oaks

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Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to CaterhamSouthern08:36On time
to Tulse HillSouthern23:58Early
to CaterhamSouthern09:09On time
to Tulse HillSouthern09:09On time
to CaterhamSouthern09:33On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Tulse HillSouthern08:36On time
from CaterhamSouthern23:58Early
from CaterhamSouthern09:08On time
from Tulse HillSouthern09:09On time
from Tulse HillSouthern09:33On time
† 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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