November QUIZ: Answer!

Published: 01/12/2020 By Allan Fuller

The answer to November's trivia question is: Blackfriars Station

This is the only London station to straddle the Thames, with entrances both sides of the river and platforms on the bridge. 

The main line station was opened by the London, Chatham and Dover Railway with the name St. Paul's in 1886. The station was renamed Blackfriars in 1937 to avoid confusion with St Paul's tube station. It was rebuilt in the 1970s, which included the addition of office space above the station and the closure of the original railway bridge, which was demolished in 1985.

In 2009, the station underwent major refurbishments to improve capacity, which included the extension of the platforms across the railway bridge and a new station entrance on the South Bank. The underground station was rebuilt at the same time, and work was completed in 2012.

Quiz winner 
Congratulations to T. Way whose name was picked out of the hat to win November's QUIZ - please contact to arrange the means of receiving the bottle of champagne.