Secrets of the London Underground Small Group Walking Tour

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  • 2 hr

On this fantastic walking tour you'll join our expert guide for a tour of the world's oldest underground system. Learn all about the history of the 'Tube' as you travel through history from one of London's earliest, original stations to its newest and most futuristic. Hear how the networks was built and the variety of roles it has filled in its long history. Fans of trivia and fun facts will also hear some interesting facts along the way.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Evan Evans Tours

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Stop At: Baker Street

The tour begins at the historic Baker Street Station, one of the original stops on the Metropolitan Railway, the world's first underground railway.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Oxford Street

Oxford Circus Station - Construction began in 1962 on the initial Walthamstow to Victoria section, where cross-platform interchange were to be provided at Oxford Circus. The Victoria line platforms opened on 7 March 1969. The station opened as part of a second extension from Warren Street to Victoria.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Green Park

Green Park, Down Street Station - It was opened in 1907 by the Great Northern, Piccadilly and Brompton Railway. It was latterly served by the Piccadilly line and was situated between Dover Street (now named Green Park) and Hyde Park Corner stations. ... Its lack of patronage coupled with its proximity to other stations resulted in its closure in 1932.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Piccadilly Circus

Picadilly Circus Station - Jump to History - History. The station was opened on 10 March 1906 by the Baker Street and Waterloo Railway (now the Bakerloo line) with the platforms of the Great Northern, Piccadilly and Brompton Railway (now the Piccadilly line) being opened on 15 December 1906.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Victoria Embankment

Embankment Station - History of Embankment Embankment runs from the City of Westminster right up to the City of London along the north bank of the River Thames, and was originally developed in the 19th Century to reclaim marshy land from the river banks.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Westminster

Westminster Tube Station - Image result for history of Westminster Tube Station The station was opened as Westminster Bridge on 24 December 1868 by the steam-operated District Railway (DR) (now the District line) when the railway opened the first section of its line from South Kensington. ... Access to the station was via a passageway from Bridge Street and a pedestrian subway under the road.

Duration: 10 minutes
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