Explore the different kinds of stations you use, and find out a few facts along the way.
We categorise our stations in the four ways below.
These stations are the main visitor entry points to London, with high volumes of customers and a high proportion of people unfamiliar with the Tube network. At these stations, new Visitor Information Centres will be in place. An example of a Gateway station would be King's Cross St. Pancras or Heathrow 1,2,3.
These busy stations in Central London have high volumes of customers and include commuter rail termini and tourist destinations. An example of a destination station would be Embankment.
These stations serve predominantly inner London communities with many regular users. An example of a metro station would be Clapham South.
These smaller stations, in outer London or beyond, have lower customer numbers and serve mainly regular customers, familiar with the Tube network. An example of a local station would be Rickmansworth.
Tottenham Court Road station upgrade will have 80,000 ceramic tiles installed in its station - enough to tile eight Olympic pools
Tottenham Court Road station upgrade will have 327,000 metres of cabling installed - four times the length of the Central line
Tottenham Court Road station has 8,000 panels of glass cladding installed, weighing 180 tonnes - the same as a blue whale
Victoria station has received 23,000 cubic metres of reinforced concrete - enough to fill nine Olympic pools or 3,800 concrete mixers
Victoria station is getting 300 metres of new tunnels - the same distance a Torchbearer carried the Olympic Flame during the 2012 Olympics
At Victoria station, we have installed over 2,000 interlocking jet grout columns
Also at Victoria, we are using over 100 suppliers to increase the size of the station by 133%
Along with the waste from the Crossrail sites, Bond Street station upgrade waste goes to Wallasea Island where it is being used by the RSPB to create a nature reserve
Some of the excavation work at Bond Street had to be done by hand. A tunnel has been dug by hand between the Central line platforms to create a passage to one of the new lifts
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