London's Disused Underground Stations

London's Disused Underground Stations

J.E. Connor / Dec 15, 2019

London s Disused Underground Stations Author J C Connor describes the life histories of Tube stations that have been taken off line since King William Street North End Hounslow Town City Road South Kentish Town Park Royal Twy

  • Title: London's Disused Underground Stations
  • Author: J.E. Connor
  • ISBN: 9781854142504
  • Page: 479
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Author J.C Connor describes the life histories of 21 Tube stations that have been taken off line since 1900 King William Street, North End, Hounslow Town, City Road, South Kentish Town, Park Royal Twyford Abbey, Down Street, York Road, British Museum, Brompton Road, Osterley Park Spring Grove, St Mary s Whitechapel Road , Uxbridge, Lords, Malborough Road, SAuthor J.C Connor describes the life histories of 21 Tube stations that have been taken off line since 1900 King William Street, North End, Hounslow Town, City Road, South Kentish Town, Park Royal Twyford Abbey, Down Street, York Road, British Museum, Brompton Road, Osterley Park Spring Grove, St Mary s Whitechapel Road , Uxbridge, Lords, Malborough Road, Swiss Cottage Metropolitan Line , Wood Lane, South Acton, White City, Aldwych, and Charing Cross Jubilee Line The twenty one appear in chronological order based on the year of closure King William Street, closed in 1900, comes first, and Charing Cross, closed in 1999, comes last Ten of the twenty one shut their doors in the 1930s LONDON S DISUSED UNDERGROUND STATIONS contains many photographs of the under ground or above ground platforms and street level facades, mostly black and white prints from the late 19th century and the first 30 years of the 20th when the stations were in their working prime Perhaps most interesting to readers who are fascinated by then and now pictures are the contemporary color shots of still extant street level facades that can be compared to earlier views.The book s final pages include narrative summaries about a further 13 stations that have been re sited rather than shuttered up, and text about other disused street level buildings associated with the Central, District, East London, Northern, and Piccadilly Lines By Joseph Haschka of

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    431 Comments

    1. I found the premise of this book very intriguing. Living near DC and taking the metro with its big cut-and-cover vaulted stations fairly frequently, the idea that a subway system could just decide that a station should no longer be used kind of blows my mind. Reading this, and learning that were a whole lot of stations that are no longer used, blew it even more.At the same time, it's very dry. I wanted something that read a little more history book and less factual recitation of things like the [...]


    2. Nothing in here that you can't find on specialist websites, but it's nice to have it as a physical book. There's some technical engineering stuff in here that is not explained well for the casual reader.


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