Blackfriars station

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Blackfriars station London Underground
01.09.17 London Blackfriars 375806+375628 (36126660294).jpg
The newly built Blackfriars station and the Southeastern Class 375 at platform 3 at London Blackfriars
Local authorityCity of London
Managed byThameslink
London Underground
Station codeBFR
Number of platforms6 (4 National Rail and 2 London Underground)
Fare zone1
London Underground annual entry and exit
2013Increase 12.09 million[1]
2014Increase 13.14 million[1]
2015Increase 13.70 million[1]
2016Increase 15.45 million[1]
2017Decrease 14.83 million[1]
Key dates
10 May 1886Opened
20 March 2009Closed
5 December 2011Reopened
Other information
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Blackfriars station[2] is a London Underground and National Rail station in the City of London. It is close to Blackfriars Bridge at the junction of New Bridge Street and Queen Victoria Street. It is in Travelcard Zone 1. The Underground station was closed until 2011 while refurbishment and major engineering works took place.

Blackfriars Underground station worksite during the Thameslink Programme rebuild

Blackfriars station is being rebuilt and the office building above it demolished and replaced as part of the Thameslink programme. The mainline station remained open during this work except for a period of two months around Christmas 2010 when trains passed through without stopping. The Underground station was closed until late 2011.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 "Multi-year station entry-and-exit figures" (XLS). London Underground station passenger usage data. Transport for London. March 2017. Retrieved 25 June 2018.
  2. Also known as 'London Blackfriars "Station Codes". National Rail. Retrieved 2009-08-23.
  3. "Blackfriars Underground station to close for redevelopment". Transport for London. 2008-08-05. Retrieved 2009-04-17.