Peckham Rye railway station
Template:Infobox London station Peckham Rye railway station is a station on Rye Lane in the centre of the shopping district of Peckham in South London. It opened on 1 December 1865 for LC&DR trains and on 13 August 1866 for LB&SCR trains. It was designed by Charles Henry Driver (1832–1900), the architect of Abbey Mills and Crossness pumping stations, who also designed the grade II listed Template:Stnlnk and Template:Stnlnk stations between here and Template:Stn.
It is betweenTemplate:Rws and Template:Stnlnk on the Inner South London Line, between Denmark Hill and Template:Stnlnk on Catford Loop services, and between Queens Road Peckham and Template:Stnlnk on the Sutton and Mole Valley Line. It is in Travelcard Zone 2.
Peckham Rye at a railway crossroads is a key interchange, being served by East London Line, Thameslink and Sutton & Mole Valley services; trains go to Template:Stnlnk, Template:Stn, Template:Stn, Template:Stn, London Blackfriars, Template:Stnlnk, Template:Stn, Template:Stn and Template:Rws.
The typical weekday off-peak frequency in trains per hour is:
- 2 to London Victoria
- 2 to London Blackfriars and destinations further north including St Pancras International via Template:Stnlnk (Monday to Saturday)
- 2 to Beckenham Junction via Template:Stnlnk
- 2 to West Croydon via Template:Stnlnk
- 4 to London Bridge
- 2 to Sevenoaks via Catford and Template:Rws
- 2 to Dartford via Template:Stn and Template:Stnlnk (Monday to Saturday)
- 4 to Clapham Junction via Template:Stnlnk
- 4 to Highbury & Islington via Template:Stnlnk, Template:Stnlnk and Template:Stnlnk
London bus routes 12, 37, 63, 78, 197, 343, 363, P12 and night routes N63 and N343.
Ticket gates were installed in May 2009 and during late 2010 the station was refurbished as part of a 'deep clean' by Southern. A former waiting room for platforms 2 and 3, bricked up for over 40 years was partially restored and temporarily re-opened with a possible permanent re-opening being planned.
In popular culture
In the first episode of The Sweeney, "Ringer", the station's platforms, steps, and entrance were filmed for Regan and Carter's chase on foot of Billy who had stolen Regan's girlfriend's car.
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Peckham Rye station at night
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A Class 365 EMU at Peckham Rye
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A 1908 Railway Clearing House map of lines around Peckham Rye railway station.