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District line
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London Underground S7 Stock 21329 on District Line, Earl's Court (18280510331).jpg
A District line train at Earl's Court with a service to Wimbledon
Overview
Stations 60
Colour on map Green
Website tfl.gov.uk
Service
Type Rapid transit
System London Underground
Depot(s) Upminster, Ealing Common, Hammersmith
Rolling stock S7 Stock
Ridership 208 million (2011/12) passenger journeys
History
Opened 24 December 1868
Technical
Line length 64 km (40 mi)
Character Sub-surface
Track gauge 4 ft 8+12 in (1,435 mm)

The District line is a railway line in the London Underground. It stretches from the London Borough of Havering in East London to Ealing and Richmond in West London.

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