Ravensbourne railway station

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Ravensbourne National Rail
Ravensbourne is located in Greater London
Location of Ravensbourne in Greater London
Location Beckenham
Local authority London Borough of Bromley
Managed by Thameslink
Station code RVB
DfT category E
Number of platforms 2
Fare zone 4
National Rail annual entry and exit
2011–12 Increase 0.155 million[1]
2012–13 Increase 0.159 million[1]
2013–14 Increase 0.180 million[1]
2014–15 Increase 0.196 million[1]
2015–16 Increase 0.198 million[1]
Key dates
1 July 1892 Opened
Other information
Lists of stations
External links
WGS84 51°24′51″N 0°00′27″W / 51.4141°N 0.0075°W / 51.4141; -0.0075Coordinates: 51°24′51″N 0°00′27″W / 51.4141°N 0.0075°W / 51.4141; -0.0075
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Ravensbourne railway station is in the London Borough of Bromley in south London. It is in Travelcard Zone 4, and the station and all trains are operated by Thameslink.

Opened in 1892 by the London, Chatham and Dover Railway as part of their new Catford Loop line, the station retains its Victorian air of a quiet country station although its roadside booking office was rebuilt after a fire in 1988.[2]


Ravensbourne is served half-hourly by West Hampstead Thameslink to Sevenoaks Thameslink services.

The typical off-peak service is:

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Beckenham Hill   Thameslink
Sevenoaks Line


  1. ^ a b c d e "Station usage estimates". Rail statistics. Office of Rail Regulation.  Please note: Some methodology may vary year on year.
  2. ^ "The Railways of Beckenham", Andrew Hajducki, 2011[page needed]

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