City Thameslink railway station

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City Thameslink
City Thameslink stn Ludgate Hill entrance.JPG
Southern entrance on Ludgate Hill
City Thameslink is located in Central London
City Thameslink
City Thameslink
Location of City Thameslink in Central London
LocationHolborn Viaduct / Ludgate Hill
Local authorityCity of London
Managed byThameslink
OwnerNetwork Rail
Station codeCTK
DfT categoryC1
Number of platforms2
AccessibleYes[1]
Fare zone1
National Rail annual entry and exit
2012–13Increase 5.541 million[2]
– interchange Increase 475[2]
2013–14Increase 6.020 million[2]
– interchange Increase 409[2]
2014–15Increase 6.354 million[2]
– interchange Increase 3,299[2]
2015–16Decrease 6.340 million[2]
– interchange Increase 11,885[2]
2016–17Decrease 6.339 million[2]
– interchange Increase 12,008[2]
Key dates
1990Opened as St. Paul's Thameslink
1991Renamed City Thameslink
Other information
Lists of stations
External links
WGS8451°30′59″N 0°06′13″W / 51.5163°N 0.1037°W / 51.5163; -0.1037Coordinates: 51°30′59″N 0°06′13″W / 51.5163°N 0.1037°W / 51.5163; -0.1037

Changes in 1990[3][4]
Smithfield sidings
Holborn Viaduct
1874–1990
1874–1916
City Thameslink
1865–1929
Blackfriars

City Thameslink station is a National Rail station in the City of London. The southern entrance is on Ludgate Hill near Ludgate Circus.[5] The northern entrance is on Holborn Viaduct.[5] Both of the stations platforms are underground. The station is on the Thameslink route.

History[change | change source]

The station opened on 22 May 1990, however it was called St Paul's Thameslink until 1991. Many changes have occurred on the lines near the station since. The station was improved in 2010, and is ready for trains of up to 12 cars.[6]

Services[change | change source]

All services are run by Thameslink

Preceding station National Rail Following station
Thameslink
Thameslink
Kentish Town - Sevenoaks (off peak trains)

References[change | change source]

  1. "London and South East" (PDF). National Rail. September 2006. Archived from the original (PDF) on 6 March 2009.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.9 "Station usage estimates". Rail statistics. Office of Rail Regulation. Please note: Some methodology may vary year on year.
  3. Catford, Nick (10 February 2006). "Snow Hill/Holborn Viaduct Low Level". Retrieved 27 November 2009.
  4. Holborn viaduct to Lewisham by Vic Mitchell & Keith Smith (Middleton press)
  5. 5.0 5.1 "CITY THAMESLINK RAILWAY STATION". triposo.com. Retrieved 19 December 2014.
  6. "Thameslink Programme, London, United Kingdom". Kable, a trading division of Kable Intelligence Limited. Retrieved 19 December 2014.