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Central Croydon railway station (1889)

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Central Croydon railway station (1889)

Along with East Croydon and West Croydon, there was once a Central Croydon. It was a largely unsuccessful venture by the London Brighton and South Coast Railway to bring trains closer to the centre of Croydon.

It originally opened in 1868 and closed in 1871: it then reopened in 1886, before closing permanently in 1890. Its site was used for the building of Croydon Town Hall, erected in 1892ďż˝"1896.

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