Railway station in Travelcard Zone 5 opened 1841.

It is one of three railway stations in the London Borough of Croydon with Croydon in their name, the others being West Croydon Station and South Croydon Station. Along with Kensington Olympia, East Croydon was until 13 December 2008 one of two stations in the London area to be served by CrossCountry.

The Wikipedia page is [1] and the TfL page is [2]