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Woolwich Arsenal station is a National Rail and Docklands Light Railway interchange located in the Royal Borough of Greenwich. The station is a key commuter hub in Travelcard Zone 4, with regular trains to London Charing Cross, London Bridge, Greenwich and Bank. Dating back to 1849, it was completely rebuilt in the 1990s as a modern steel and glass building. Situated in the charming General Gordon Square, the station is named after the nearby Woolwich Arsenal dockyards. Woolwich is a vibrant suburb in southeast London with a rich industrial and military heritage. The Royal Dockyard opened here in 1512, and various military establishments came to join it alongside the Thames, including The Royal Arsenal, The Royal Military Academy, The Royal Horse Artillery and The Woolwich Dockyard. Today, many of them have been converted into residential properties. The area's attractions include the Royal Artillery Museum, the Thames Barrier Centre and Wet n Wild at Waterfront Leisure Centre.

Station details & facilities

Woolwich Arsenal station lies adjacent to the DLR station. The National Rail part of the station has two above-ground platforms, with platform 1 for trains destined for London and platform 2 for trains to Kent and beyond. The station's main entrance leads into the concourse, with the ticket counter on the left and the platforms accessed via a bridge and stairs. There are toilets, baby changing facilities and a cafe on platform 1. The station has a car park to the rear.

Departures and arrivals from Woolwich Arsenal

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Woolwich Arsenal station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to London Cannon StreetSoutheastern13:232On time
to London Cannon StreetSoutheastern13:291On time
to DartfordSoutheastern13:322On time
to LutonThameslink13:341On time
to Rainham (Kent)Thameslink13:432Late
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from London Cannon StreetSoutheastern13:232On time
from DartfordSoutheastern13:281On time
from London Cannon StreetSoutheastern13:312On time
from Rainham (Kent)Thameslink13:331On time
from LutonThameslink13:422Late
† 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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