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Edgware Road tube station (Circle, District and Hammersmith & City lines)

Coordinates: 51°31′12″N 0°10′04″W / 51.52°N 0.167778°W / 51.52; -0.167778
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Edgware Road London Underground
Edgware Road is located in Central London
Edgware Road
Edgware Road
Location of Edgware Road in Central London
LocationEdgware Road
Local authorityCity of Westminster
Managed byLondon Underground
Number of platforms4
Fare zone1
OSIEdgware Road (Bakerloo) London Underground
Marylebone (NR) National Rail[1]
London Underground annual entry and exit
2017Increase 7.15 million[2]
2018Decrease 6.49 million[3]
2019Increase 6.74 million[4]
2020Decrease 2.84 million[5]
2021Steady 2.84 million[6]
Key dates
10 January 1863Opened
Other information
External links
WGS8451°31′12″N 0°10′04″W / 51.52°N 0.167778°W / 51.52; -0.167778

Edgware Road is a London Underground station. It is on the Circle, District and Hammersmith & City lines. The station is by the edge of Chapel Street and Cabbell Street.

There have been suggestions in the past to make a new name for one of the Edgware Road stations to stop there being confusion.[7]

History[change | change source]

Metropolitan train leaving Edgware Road, at the connection below Praed Street

This station was part of the world's first below ground railway when it was started as part of the Metropolitan Railway between Paddington and Farringdon. It was opened on 10 January 1863.

The station was where one of the bombings in 7 July 2005 London bombings happened. Mohammad Sidique Khan exploded a bomb at about 8:50am, on a train that was leaving the station. 6 people died in the bombing.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Out of Station Interchanges" (XLSX). Transport for London. 16 June 2020. Retrieved 5 November 2020.
  2. "Multi-year station entry-and-exit figures (2007–2017)". London Underground station passenger usage data. Transport for London. January 2018. Archived from the original (XLSX) on 31 July 2018. Retrieved 22 July 2018.
  3. "Station Usage Data" (CSV). Usage Statistics for London Stations, 2018. Transport for London. 21 August 2019. Archived from the original on 22 May 2020. Retrieved 27 April 2020.
  4. "Station Usage Data" (XLSX). Usage Statistics for London Stations, 2019. Transport for London. 23 September 2020. Archived from the original on 9 November 2020. Retrieved 9 November 2020.
  5. "Station Usage Data" (XLSX). Usage Statistics for London Stations, 2020. Transport for London. 16 April 2021. Retrieved 1 January 2022.
  6. "Station Usage Data" (XLSX). Usage Statistics for London Stations, 2021. Transport for London. 12 July 2022. Retrieved 7 September 2022.
  7. "Call to rename twin Tube stations". BBC News. 14 September 2007. Archived from the original on 2007-10-21.