Blackfriars

Local nameBlackfriars
LocationLondon, UK

Blackfriars, also known as London Blackfriars, is a central London railway station and connected London Underground station in the City of London. It provides Thameslink services: local, and regional and limited Southeastern commuter services to South East London and Kent. Its platforms span the River Thames, the only one in London to do so, along the length of Blackfriars Railway Bridge, a short distance downstream from Blackfriars Bridge. There are two station entrances either side of the Thames, along with a connection to the London Underground District and Circle lines.

The main line station was opened by the London, Chatham and Dover Railway with the name St. Paul's in 1886, as a replacement for the earlier Blackfriars Bridge station and the earlier Blackfriars railway bridge. This increased capacity of rail traffic through the Snow Hill Tunnel to the rest of the rail network.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blackfriars_station

Address 179 Queen Victoria Street, City of London EC4V 4BF, United Kingdom

Coordinates 51°30'41.707" N -0°6'13.562" E

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