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Northern Tube line walk 14: Tooting Bec walk to Morden

Walk 14 TOOTING BEC walk to MORDEN 2 1/2 hours This section of the Northern line opened in 1926. Originally, plans included a connection with an existing railway line in order to continue the line all the way to Sutton, … Continue reading

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Northern Tube line walk 13: Clapham Common walk to Tooting Bec

Walk 13 CLAPHAM COMMON walk to TOOTING BEC 2 1/2 hours This section of the Northern line opened in 1926. Routing note: This walk connects in Clapham Common with Northern line walk 12 and in Tooting Bec with Northern line … Continue reading

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Northern Tube line walk 12: Oval walk to Clapham Common

Walk 12 OVAL walk to CLAPHAM COMMON 2 hours An Underground line opened in 1890 linking Stockwell with central London via Oval. It was the first railway to use electrical locomotives over a significant distance. The line was extended towards … Continue reading

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Northern Tube line walk 11: Bank walk to Oval

Walk 11 BANK walk to OVAL 2 1/4 hours The original Underground railway ran between Oval and a terminus called King William Street close to present Bank station. It opened in 1890. The terminus was replaced by through platforms called … Continue reading

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Northern Tube line walk 10: Euston walk to Bank

Walk 10 EUSTON walk to BANK 2 1/2 hours The Underground line between Euston and Angel opened in 1907. The line between Angel and Moorgate had already opened in 1901, the section between Bank and Moorgate (as an extension of … Continue reading

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Northern Tube line walk 9: Euston walk to Charing Cross and Kennington

Walk 9 EUSTON walk to WATERLOO and KENNINGTON 1 3/4 hours The Underground line between Euston and Charing Cross opened in 1907 as part of a suburban line towards Hampstead. The line was extended in 1926 in order to provide … Continue reading

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Northern Tube line walk 8: Brent Cross walk to Edgware

Walk 8 BRENT CROSS walk to EDGWARE 2 3/4 hours The Underground line is an extension of the Northern line built in the 1920s. Hendon Central was reached in 1923 and Edgware in 1924. Routing note: This walk connects in … Continue reading

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