Underground Walking Guided Tour and London Transport Museum

Underground Walking Guided Tour and London Transport Museum

Join us on this small group walking tour to discover the secrets behind the world’s first underground railway. See the exterior of disused stations such as Down Street through which Churchill would travel during the Blitz. Hear the stories of the ‘Mind the Gap’ widow, the creation of The Tube map & glimpse ‘ghost’ platforms shut off from the world.

After your tour why not extend your day with a visit to London’s interactive Transport Museum in the heart of Covent Garden?
* Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
* Starts: Greater London, United Kingdom
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




Join us on this small group walking tour to discover the secrets behind the world’s first underground railway. See the exterior of disused stations such as Down Street through which Churchill would travel during the Blitz. Hear the stories of the ‘Mind the Gap’ widow, the creation of The Tube map & glimpse ‘ghost’ platforms shut off from the world.

After your tour why not extend your day with a visit to London’s interactive Transport Museum in the heart of Covent Garden?

Itinerary
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Stop At: Baker Street, London W1U England

The tour begins at the historic Baker Street Station, one of the original stops on the Metropolitan Railway, the world’s first underground railway.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Oxford Street, London W1W 8LG England

Oxford Circus Station – Construction began in 1962 on the initial Walthamstow to Victoria section, where cross-platform interchange were to be provided at Oxford Circus. The Victoria line platforms opened on 7 March 1969. The station opened as part of a second extension from Warren Street to Victoria.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Green Park, Piccadilly, London W1J 9EJ England

Green Park, Down Street Station – It was opened in 1907 by the Great Northern, Piccadilly and Brompton Railway. It was latterly served by the Piccadilly line and was situated between Dover Street (now named Green Park) and Hyde Park Corner stations. … Its lack of patronage coupled with its proximity to other stations resulted in its closure in 1932.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Piccadilly Circus, London W1J 9HS England

Picadilly Circus Station – Jump to History – History. The station was opened on 10 March 1906 by the Baker Street and Waterloo Railway (now the Bakerloo line) with the platforms of the Great Northern, Piccadilly and Brompton Railway (now the Piccadilly line) being opened on 15 December 1906.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Victoria Embankment, London WC2N 6PB England

Embankment Station – History of Embankment Embankment runs from the City of Westminster right up to the City of London along the north bank of the River Thames, and was originally developed in the 19th Century to reclaim marshy land from the river banks.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Westminster, Victoria Street at Parliament Square, London SW1P 3PA England

Westminster Tube Station – Image result for history of Westminster Tube Station

The station was opened as Westminster Bridge on 24 December 1868 by the steam-operated District Railway (DR) (now the District line) when the railway opened the first section of its line from South Kensington. … Access to the station was via a passageway from Bridge Street and a pedestrian subway under the road.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: London Transport Museum, 39 Wellington Street Covent Garden Piazza, London WC2E 7BB England

Discover the history of London’s transport at London Transport Museum. Explore the heritage of London and its transport system, and the stories of the people who have travelled and worked in the city over the last 200 years, before taking a peek into how future technologies might impact London as we know it.

Duration: 2 hours