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City Thameslink
City Thameslink stn Ludgate Hill entrance.JPG
Southern entrance on Ludgate Hill
LocationHolborn Viaduct / Ludgate Hill
Local authorityCity of London
Managed byThameslink
OwnerNetwork Rail
Station codeCTK
DfT categoryC1
Number of platforms2
AccessibleYes [1]
Fare zone1
2012–13Increase 5.541 million[2]
— interchange Increase 475[2]
Key dates
1990Opened as St. Paul's Thameslink
1991Renamed City Thameslink
Other information
Lists of stations
External links

Template-specific style sheet:

Changes in 1990[3][4]
Smithfield sidings
Holborn Viaduct
City Thameslink

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.


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]


All services are run by Thameslink

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


  1. "London and South East". Rail Map for People with Reduced Mobility. National Rail. September 2006. Retrieved 1 January 2010. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Station usage". Rail statistics. Office of Rail Regulation. 30 April 2010. Retrieved 17 January 2011.  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". Retrieved 19 December 2014. 
  6. "Thameslink Programme, London, United Kingdom". Kable, a trading division of Kable Intelligence Limited.. Retrieved 19 December 2014.