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Grand Central services will not run August 24 & August 25

Please be aware that Grand Central services will not be running on August 24 and 25 due to essential engineering works taking place at King's Cross station. Additionally, an amended service will be in operation on Friday August 23 and Monday August 26. Services are expected to be busy during these periods so we are advising all customers not to travel over the Bank Holiday Weekend.

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Last updated 09:47 am, Monday 19/08

Information for customers who booked travel before June 19 and need to amend their travel date

If you purchased a ticket through grandcentralrail.com prior to June 19th 2019 and need to amend it, please click here.

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Last updated 20:43 pm, Tuesday 18/06

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London Blackfriars

London Blackfriars

London Blackfriars station
Queen Victoria Street
London
EC4V 4DY

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Ticket office opening hours:

Monday - Friday - 07:15 to 20:30

  • NO Waiting room
  • YES Ticket machine
  • YES Toilet
  • YES Impaired Access Staff

Station facilities

  • Accessibility
    • Accessible Public Telephones No
    • First Class Lounge No
    • Help Points No
    • Impaired Accessible Booking Office Counter YES Yes
    • Impared Access Staff YES Yes
    • Impared Access Ticket Gate YES Yes
    • Impaired Accessible Ticket Machines YES Yes
    • Induction Loop No
    • Impaired Mobility Set Down YES Yes
    • National Key Toilets YES Yes
    • Ramp for Train Access YES Yes
    • Wheel chairs Available YES Yes
    • Impaired Access Helpline Hours Monday - Sunday - 07:00 to 22:00
    • Impaired Access Staff Help Hours - open 24h
      - open 24h
      Saturday - open 24h
      Sunday - open 24h
    • Accessible Taxis YES Yes
    • Customer Help Point Passengers can ask for assistance either at the ticket office, or at the platform office on 3/4 which is manned 24 hours.
    • Helpline YES Yes
    • Helpline Contact Details Please contact the helpline by phone on 0800 058 2844 or by emailing [email protected] to ensure that arrangements are in place.
    • Helpline Contact URL https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
    • Helpline Open Note The assisted helpline is not available on Christmas Day.
    • Impared Mobility Set Down There is access to the station through the common entrance on Queen Victoria street. There is no dedicated parking but there is a taxi rank.
    • National Key Toilets Access to this toilet requires a Radar key.
    • Nearest Stations with Facilities For information on other accessible stations please check www.thameslinkrailway.com/accesibility map
    • Step Free Access Step free access is available all platforms. There are escalators and lifts.
      Coverage: whole Station
    • Step Free Access Coverage Whole Station
    • Staff Help Staffing hours are shown in the 'Staffing and General services' section, however staff may be involved in other activities during these hours so please do book assistance where possible.
  • Restrooms
    • Toilets YES Yes
    • Baby Change YES Yes
  • Ticketing Services & Information
    • Oyster Pre-Pay YES Yes
    • Pre-Purchase Collection YES Yes
    • Ticket Machine YES Yes
    • Customer Service Note Ticket offices are located at the north and south side station entrances
    • Oyster Notes You can top up pay-as-you-go on Oyster using the self service ticket machines. Oyster Cards cannot be purchased at this station.
    • Penalty Fares TL
    • Smartcard Notes Smartcard Issued: No
      Smartcard Validator: Yes
      Smartcards are available online at: www.thameslinkrailway.com/thekeysmartcard
  • Ticketing Hours
    • Ticket Office Hours Monday - Friday - 07:15 to 20:30
  • Subway/transit
    • Metro: Availability YES Yes
    • Metro: Note Links to Blackfriars underground for Circle and District lines
  • Station Information
    • ATM YES Yes
    • Baby Change YES Yes
    • Bureau De Change No
    • Lost Property YES Yes
    • Post Box No
    • Shops YES Yes
    • Seated Area YES Yes
    • Station Buffet No
    • Showers No
    • Trolley No
    • Wifi YES Yes
    • Waiting Room No
    • Lost Property
      Operator Name: Please visit www.thameslinkrailway.com/lostproperty and use the webform to register your lost item.
    • Lost Property: URL http://www.thameslinkrailway.com/contact-us/lost-property/
    • Lost Property Note Not open Christmas Day
    • Staffing Level YES Yes
  • Station Location & Directions
    • Latitude 51.51181
    • Longitude -0.10333
  • Phones, Internet & Wi-fi
    • Station Amenities: Telephone No
    • Web Kiosk: Available No
    • Station Amenities: Wi-Fi Find WiFi Hotspots around this station (http://btwifi.co.uk/find)
    • Telephone: Usage Type Cards And Coins
  • Dining and Shopping
    • Dining & Shopping: Shops YES Yes
    • Dining & Shopping: Station Buffet No
  • Cycle Storage
    • Availability YES Yes
    • Closed Circuit TV YES Yes
    • Cycle Hire: Note On Your Bike.Com0.9 miles away from the station (18 minutes walk) 52-54 Tooley Street, London, London, SE1 2SZ Tel: 020 7378 6669 www.onyourbike.com The London Bicycle Repair Shop 0.6 miles from the station (12 minutes walk) Shop 2-3 Benson House, Hatfields, London, London, SE1 8DQ Tel: 020 7928 6898 www.londonbicycle.com London Bicycle Tour Co 0.4 miles away from the station (8 minute walk) Gabriels Wharf 56, Upper Ground, London, London, SE1 9PP Tel: 020 7928 6838 www.londonbicycle.com Lightride Distribution Ltd 0.6 miles away from the station (12 minutes walk) 88-90 Hatton Garden, London, London, EC1N 8PN Tel: 0844 8704048 www.lightride.co.uk
    • Location Station entrance Northbank side.
    • Sheltered YES Yes
    • Spaces 12
    • Type Stands
  • Bus information
    • Bus Service: Availability YES Yes
    • Bus Service: Note Information to plan your onward journey is available in a printable format can be found here (http://www.nationalrail.co.uk/posters/BFR.pdf)
  • Baggage Services
    • Left Luggage: Available No
    • Left Luggage: URL https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
  • Taxi Information
    • Availability YES Yes
    • Note YES
  • Other transportation
    • Cycle Hire YES Yes
    • Rail Replacement Services Rail replacement bus stop locations are shown in the 'Getting to and from the station' section under 'onward travel'.
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