|Colour on map||Brown|
|Line type||Deep Level|
|Rolling stock||1972 tube stock|
|Length||23.2 km (14.4 mi)|
|Journeys made||111,136,000 (2011/12)|
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]
Note: For the former Stanmore branch of the Bakerloo line, see the Jubilee line article.
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]
|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.
- Canons Park
- Wembley Park
- Dollis Hill
- Willesden Green
- West Hampstead
- Finchley Road
- Swiss Cottage
- St. John's Wood
Map[change | change source]
The TFL line diagram is available online
References[change | change source]
- "LU Performance Data Almanac". Transport for London. 2011/12. Retrieved 1 August 2012. Check date values in:
- "Inter Station Database". Transport for London. 26 July 2006. Retrieved 1 March 2014.
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