Tooting railway station
Location of Tooting in Greater London
|Local authority||London Borough of Merton|
|Number of platforms||2|
|National Rail annual entry and exit|
|12 August 1894||Opened as resited Tooting Junction|
|1 January 1917||Temporarily closed|
|27 August 1923||Reopened|
|1 March 1938||Renamed Tooting|
|Lists of stations|
|London Transport portal
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Tooting is a railway station in the London Borough of Merton, south London; it is within Travelcard Zone 3. The station is served by Thameslink and (occasional) Southern trains, and is on the Sutton Loop Line.
The station opened in 1894 as Tooting Junction, replacing an earlier station of the same name but slightly further east that had opened in 1868. It was renamed Tooting in 1938, following the closure of the branch line from Tooting to Merton Park to passenger traffic in 1929.
The typical off-peak service from the station is 2 trains per hour to St Albans via Herne Hill and London Blackfriars (clockwise around the loop) and 2 trains per hour to Sutton via Wimbledon (anticlockwise), run by Thameslink. Additionally, Southern runs between 3 and 5 services per day between Wimbledon and London Bridge.
|Preceding station||National Rail||Following station|
Peak hours only
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