Mitcham Junction (MIJ)

Mitcham Junction is a station in Merton, South London. Once a junction of two lines (hence the name) now it is an interchange for National Rail and Tramlink.
Information
Type: National Rail
(Sutton & Mole Valley Lines)
Transport for London
(Croydon Tramlink)
Station code: MIJ
Opened: 1868
Platforms: 2 (+2 Tramlink)

The station was opened in 1868 as a junction of the Sutton & Mole Valley and West Croydon to Wimbledon Lines. The latter line was closed in 1997 to become part of the Croydon Tramlink.

Both National Rail platforms have canopies, access between them is via a footbridge.

Mitcham Junction is served by Southern (who manage the station) and Thameslink and is well connected with trains to Wimbledon, London Victoria, London Blackfriars, St Albans, Epson and Sutton among others.
Thameslink 700 004 on a North bound service

Tram 2531 departs heading for Wimbledon

Station canopy and footbridge

Look down the platform

Two trams meet at Mitcham Junction

Southern 377 215 departs the station