Barbican tube station facts for kids
Looking east along the platforms.
|Local authority||City of London|
|Managed by||London Underground|
|Number of platforms||2|
|London Underground annual entry and exit|
|National Rail annual entry and exit|
|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|
|Lists of stations|
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.
|Preceding station||London Underground||Following station|
towards Baker Street
towards Tower Hill
|Hammersmith & City line||
|Farringdon||First Capital Connect
Peak Hours Only
Images for kids
The Thameslink lines on the south side of the station are no longer in use. The signal box seen here (R) was demolished in January 2015 as part of the Crossrail redevelopment.
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