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A Quick Overview of Kent House
Kent House railway station serves an area between Beckenham and Penge in the London Borough of Bromley in Greater London: it takes its name from Kent House farm nearby, historically the first house in Kent after crossing the Surrey border. It is in Travelcard Zone 4, and the station and most trains serving it are operated by Southeastern, with other services operated by Thameslink.
The station is on the line connecting Herne Hill and Beckenham Junction, opened by the London, Chatham and Dover Railway (LCDR) on 1 July 1863, but Kent House station was not opened until 1 October 1884 and was originally named "Kent House (Beckenham)".
- It lies above street level, where the booking office is situated; there is a subway and stairs to the platforms.
- There are Up and Down passenger loops here.
- The station is 12 km (7.7) miles from London Victoria.