Which Tube stations are furthest apart?
The longest distance between two stations is between Chesham and Chalfont and Latimer on the Metropolitan line, which are 6.3km apart. The shortest distance between two stations is from Leicester Square to Covent Garden on the Piccadilly line, which are a mere 300m apart.
Which two stations on the London Underground are closest together?
Each week hundreds of tourists are wasting money on taking the Tube between the two closest stops on the London Underground network: Covent Garden and Leicester Square.
Why are there no tube stations in south London?
When the first private tube companies began operating after 1863, they focused on north London, where there was more opportunity. … So the lack of south London tube stations came about because, once upon a time, that side of the river was actually better connected. Just remember that next time your train gets delayed.
Which is the oldest underground station in London?
The London Underground opened in 1863 and is the oldest underground system in the world. With its first stretch having run between Paddington and Farringdon Street, the first line formed part of what is now the Circle, Hammersmith and City and Metropolitan underground lines.