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Ravensbourne railway station is in the London Borough of Bromley in south London. It is 10 miles 34 chains (16.8 km) measured from London Victoria. It is in Travelcard Zone 4, and the station and all trains are operated by Thameslink.

Ravensbourne National Rail
Ravensbourne railway station, Greater London (geograph 3433463).jpg
Ravensbourne is located in Greater London
Location of Ravensbourne in Greater London
Local authorityLondon Borough of Bromley
Managed byThameslink
Station codeRVB
DfT categoryE
Number of platforms2
Fare zone4
National Rail annual entry and exit
2013–14Increase 0.180 million[1]
2014–15Increase 0.196 million[1]
2015–16Increase 0.198 million[1]
2016–17Decrease 0.196 million[1]
2017–18Decrease 0.194 million[1]
Key dates
1 July 1892Opened
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WGS8451°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
Underground sign at Westminster.jpg London transport portal

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]


The May 2018 Monday to Saturday off-peak service in trains per hour is:

Preceding station   National Rail Following station
Beckenham Hill   Thameslink


  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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