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Barbican London Underground
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Looking east along the platforms.
Barbican is located in Central London
Location of Barbican in Central London
Location Barbican
Local authority City of London
Managed by London Underground
Station code ZBB
Number of platforms 2
Fare zone 1
London Underground annual entry and exit
2009 Decrease 9.261 million
National Rail annual entry and exit
2006–07 0.045 million
Key dates
23 December 1865 (23 December 1865) Opened as Aldersgate Street
1 November 1910 Renamed as Aldersgate
24 October 1924 Renamed as Aldersgate and Barbican
1 December 1968 Renamed as Barbican
1976 Services from Great Northern via Widened Lines cease.
1982 Electrified services from Bedford line commence
2009 Thameslink services cease
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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

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
towards Amersham, Chesham, Uxbridge
or Watford
Metropolitan line
towards Aldgate
Disused railways
Farringdon   First Capital Connect
Peak Hours Only
  London Moorgate


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