Bakerloo line

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Bakerloo
Bakerloo line flag box.png
Colour on map Brown
Year opened 1906
Line type Deep Level
Rolling stock 1972 tube stock
Stations served 25
Length 23.2 km (14.4 mi)
Depots Stonebridge Park
London Road
Queen's Park
Journeys made 111,136,000 (2011/12)[1]

The Bakerloo line is a line of the London Underground, coloured brown on the Tube map. It runs partly on the surface and partly at deep level, from Elephant and Castle in south-east to Wealdstone in north-west of London. The lines serves 25 stations of which 15 are underground. It is the seventh busiest line on the network and platforms are 110 metres long.

Stations[change | change source]

Bakerloo line
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km[2] Stations
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Watford DC Line
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0.00 Harrow & Wealdstone London Overground
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1.74 Kenton London Overground
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Metropolitan Line
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London to Aylesbury Line
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3.14 South Kenton London Overground
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4.04 North Wembley London Overground
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Chiltern Main Line
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5.31 Wembley Central London Overground
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Stonebridge Park Depot (LUL)
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7.02 Stonebridge Park London Overground
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North Circular Road
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8.55 Harlesden London Overground
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Dudding Hill Line
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North London Line
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9.60 Willesden Junction London Overground
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West & North London Lines
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11.10 Kensal Green London Overground
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Track north of here owned by Network Rail
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Queen's Park North sheds (LUL)
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12.42 Queen's Park London Overground
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Watford DC Line to Euston
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Queen's Park South sheds (LUL)
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13.21 Kilburn Park
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14.09 Maida Vale
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14.88 Warwick Avenue
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15.76 Paddington Circle roundel1.PNG District roundel1.PNG National Rail
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16.48 Edgware Road
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16.93 Marylebone National Rail
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17.43 Baker Street Circle roundel1.PNG H&c roundel.PNG Jubilee roundel1.PNG Metropolitan roundel1.PNG
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18.31 Regent's Park
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19.18 Oxford Circus Central roundel1.PNG Victoria roundel1.PNG
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20.15 Piccadilly Circus Piccadilly roundel1.PNG
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20.70 Charing Cross Northern roundel1.PNG National Rail
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21.07 Embankment Circle roundel1.PNG District roundel1.PNG Northern roundel1.PNG London River Services(National RailCharing Cross)
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21.78 Waterloo Jubilee roundel1.PNG Northern roundel1.PNG W&c roundel.PNG London River Services National Rail
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22.41 Lambeth North
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London Road depot
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23.23 Elephant & Castle Northern roundel1.PNG National Rail
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Walworth (approved but not built)
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Camberwell (approved but not built)
Bakerloo line depot at London Road
The southbound Bakerloo line platform at Paddington

Note: For the former Stanmore branch of the Bakerloo line, see the Jubilee line article.

Station Image Opened Additional Information
Harrow & Wealdstone Handicapped/disabled access Harrow & Wealdstone main building.JPG April 16 1917 Closed: September 24 1982.
Service restored: June 4 1984 .
Kenton Kenton station building.JPG April 16 1917 Closed: September 24 1982.
Service restored: June 4 1984.
South Kenton South Kenton stn west entrance.JPG July 3 1933 Closed: September 24 1982.
Service restored: June 4 1984.
North Wembley North Wembley stn building.JPG April 16 1917 Closed: September 24 1982.
Service restored: June 4 1984.
Wembley Central Wembley Central station 3.jpg April 16 1917 Opened as Wembley Central for Sudbury.
Renamed: July 5 1948.
Closed: September 24 1982.
Service restored: June 4 1984.
Stonebridge park Stonebridge Park station 2.jpg August 1 1917
Harlesden Harlesden station building.JPG April 16 1917
Willesden Junction Willesden Junction stn north entrance.JPG May 10 1915
Kensal Green Kensal Green stn building.jpg October 1 1916
Queen's Park Queen's Park stn building.JPG February 11 1915
Kilburn Park Kilburn park tube station.jpg January 31 1915
Maida Vale MaidaVale.jpg June 6 1915
Warwick Avenue WarwickAvenue.jpg January 31 1915
Paddington
(Trains to Heathrow)
Paddington subsurface station building.jpg December 1 1913
Edgware Road EdgwareRdBakerloo.jpg June 15 1907
Marylebone Marylebone station 01.jpg March 27 1907 Opened as Great Central.
Renamed, April 15 1917
Baker Street BakerStEntrance.JPG March 10 1906
Regent's Park Regents Park tube station.jpg March 10 1906
Oxford Circus Oxford Circus tube station - Bakerloo line entrance.jpg March 10 1906
Piccadilly Circus Piccadillycircus.jpg March 10 1906
Charing Cross CharingCrossTube.jpg March 10 1906
Embankment Embankment station.jpg March 10 1906
Waterloo Waterloo tube stn entrance.JPG March 10 1906
Lambeth North Lambeth North stn southbound look north.JPG March 10 1906 Opened as Kennington Road.
Renamed Westminster Bridge Road: August 5 1906,
Renamed to Lambeth North: April 15 1917
Elephant & Castle Elephant & Castle stn north entrance.JPG August 5 1906

Extension to Camberwell[change | change source]

The extension to Camberwell was a plan to extend the Bakerloo Line. The project was to start at the late 1940s, but they cancelled it for an unknown reason. Then in the 21st century, they revised the extension plan and proposed it again. So far, nothing has been agreed. The 1940s version of the extension had two stations. One rumour of why they cancelled the project was because Camberwell was quite a bad location to do further extensions.

Former Stations[change | change source]

Watford Branch[change | change source]

Between 1917 and 1982, Bakerloo line trains continued along the DC line past Harrow & Wealdstone to Watford Junction. These stations continue to be served by London Overground.

Station Opened Closed Additional Information
Watford Junction April 16 1917 September 16 1982
Watford High Street April 16 1917 September 24 1982
Bushey & Oxhey April 16 1917 September 24 1982 Renamed Bushey: May 6 1974
Carpenders Park April 5 1919 September 24 1982 Closed November 16 1952. Re-opened on new site November 17 1952
Pinner & Hatch End April 16 1917 September 24 1982 Renamed Hatch End (for Pinner): February 1 1920. Renamed Hatch End: 1956.
Headstone Lane April 16 1917 September 24 1982

Stanmore branch[change | change source]

The Stanmore branch was originally constructed by the Metropolitan Railway (now the Metropolitan line) and was transferred to the Bakerloo line in 1939. It was transferred to the Jubilee line on May 1 1979. It connected to the main line at Baker Street.

Map[change | change source]

Geographically accurate path of the Bakerloo line

The TFL line diagram is available online

References[change | change source]

  1. "LU Performance Data Almanac". Transport for London. 2011/12. http://www.tfl.gov.uk/assets/downloads/Performance_Data_Store_P2_2012-13_Issued(1).xlsm. Retrieved 1 August 2012.
  2. "Inter Station Database". Transport for London. 26 July 2006. https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/1779/response/5516/attach/html/3/Inter%20station%20database.xls.html. Retrieved 1 March 2014.