Charing Cross Station is located in the heart of London and is the Capital's most conveniently situated Mainline station. Originally opened in 1864 it is primarily a commuter station, so well placed that you can often complete the journey on foot. This station is owned and managed by Railtrack. Train services are provided by Connex South Central and Connex South Eastern. Connex South Central provides services to South London, Croydon, Surrey and Sussex. Connex South Eastern provides services to Kent and to East Sussex.