Lines

INTRODUCTION The good folk at the Museum of London, easily walkable from St Pauls (Central line) and Moorgate (Northern, Circle, Hammersmith and City, Metropolitan and mainline railways) are running an exhibition on the the archaeology of the Elizabeth line, which is built on an East-West axis through London and because of its depth also cuts […]

INTRODUCTION In my post about the Metropolitan line I mentioned the original plan to extend onwards from Chesham to Tring and that I believed the idea had merit. This post gives some extra detail. ISOLATION Chesham Station, which opened for business in 1889 is 3.89 miles from its neighbour Chalfont & Latimer (the longest distance […]

INTRODUCTION This post is about a station that is now closed, and the opportunities that were missed by that closure. A lot of it therefore is speculative in nature. THE HISTORY Aldwych was part of the original Piccadilly line that opened in 1906. In the early years of the line there was a Strand Theatre […]

Courtesy of the Jubilee Line twitter account: Planned works news- here’s a photo of the track panels being removed at Willesden Green & Wembley Park. pic.twitter.com/AAcpx01F2R — Jubilee line (@jubileeline) January 23, 2016 And there is more – this time at Finchley Road… Planned works news- here’s a photo of digging under way at Finchley […]