Tooting railway station is in the London Borough of Merton in South London. The station is served by First Capital Connect and (occasional) Southern trains, and is on the Thameslink loop. It is in Travelcard Zone 3.
The station opened in 1894 as 'Tooting Junction', replacing an early Tooting Junction station slightly further West that dated from 1868. It was renamed simply 'Tooting' in the 1938, following the closure of the branch line from Tooting to Merton Park to passenger traffic in 1929.