Barbican tube station

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Barbican London Underground
Barbican tube station MMB 02.jpg
Looking east along the platforms.
Barbican is located in Central London
Barbican

Location of Barbican in Central London
Location Barbican
Local authority City of London
Managed by London Underground
Number of platforms 2
Fare zone 1
London Underground annual entry and exit
2009 Decrease 9.261 million[1]
2010 Decrease 8.870 million[2]
2011 Increase 9.23 million[3]
National Rail annual entry and exit
2006–07 0.045 million[4]
Key dates
23 December 1865 (23 December 1865) Opened as Aldersgate Street[5]
1 November 1910 Renamed as Aldersgate[5]
24 October 1924 Renamed as Aldersgate and Barbican[5]
1 December 1968 Renamed as Barbican[5][6]
1976 Services from Great Northern via Widened Lines cease.
1982 Electrified services from Bedford line commence
2009 Thameslink services cease
Other information
Lists of stations


Coordinates: 51°31′13″N 0°05′52″W / 51.5202°N 0.0977°W / 51.5202; -0.0977


Barbican is a London Underground station serving the Barbican Centre in the City of London, England. It is on the Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines. It is between Farringdon and Moorgate. It is in Travelcard Zone 1. First Capital Connect trains used to stop at this station on their way to Moorgate station, but this stopped in March 2009. The outbound service calling here was abandoned many years before.

Service patterns[change | change source]

Preceding station   Underground no-text.svg London Underground   Following station
towards Baker Street
Circle line
towards Tower Hill
towards Hammersmith
Hammersmith & City line
towards Barking
Metropolitan line
towards Aldgate
Disused railways
Farringdon   First Capital Connect
Thameslink
Peak Hours Only
  London Moorgate

Gallery[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Customer metrics: entries and exits: 2009". London Underground performance update. Transport for London. http://www.tfl.gov.uk/tfl/corporate/modesoftransport/tube/performance/entriesandexits.asp?id=14&agekey=2009. Retrieved 26 December 2012.
  2. "Customer metrics: entries and exits: 2010". London Underground performance update. Transport for London. http://www.tfl.gov.uk/tfl/corporate/modesoftransport/tube/performance/entriesandexits.asp?id=14&agekey=2010. Retrieved 26 December 2012.
  3. "Multi-year station entry-and-exit figures" (XLS). London Underground station passenger usage data. Transport for London. 2014. http://www.tfl.gov.uk/cdn/static/cms/documents/multi-year-station-entry-and-exit-figures.xls. Retrieved 27 July 2014.
  4. "Station usage". Rail statistics. Office of Rail Regulation. 30 April 2010. http://www.rail-reg.gov.uk/server/show/nav.1529. Retrieved 17 January 2011. Please note: Some methodology may vary year on year.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Butt (1995), page 14
  6. Butt (1995), page 26

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