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 Aldgate East tube station - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The original Aldgate East station was opened in 1884 as part of an eastern extension to the Metropolitan District Railway (now the District Line), some way to the west of the current station, close to the Metropolitan Railway's Aldgate station.
Aldgate East was near the location of one of the 7 July 2005 London bombings, on a Circle Line train travelling between Liverpool Street and Aldgate.
Aldgate East is a London Underground station located between Aldgate and Whitechapel in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Aldgate_East_tube_station   (445 words)

  
 Aldgate tube station - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Aldgate tube station is a London Underground station located at Aldgate in the City of London.
Aldgate tube station plays an important role in the Sherlock Holmes story The Adventure of the Bruce-Partington Plans (published in the anthology His Last Bow).
The station was opened on 18 November 1876 with the southbound extension to Tower Hill opening on 25 September 1882, completing the Circle.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Aldgate_tube_station   (422 words)

  
 Tower Hill tube station - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It replaced a station with the same name, but earlier called Mark Lane tube station, that was situated further west.
It was built on the site of the former Tower of London tube station that was closed early in the history of the Underground.
The station is in Travelcard Zone 1 and is near to the Tower of London.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tower_Hill_tube_station   (161 words)

  
 Aldgate East tube station - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Aldgate East was near the location of one of the 7 July 2005 London bombings, on a Circle Line train travelling between Liverpool Street and Aldgate.
Aldgate East is a London Underground station located between Aldgate and Whitechapel in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.
The next station to the east, St Mary's (Whitechapel Road) was now so close to Aldgate East as to be unnecessary, so it was closed and an additional exit placed at the east end of the nearby new Aldgate East station.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Aldgate_East_tube_station   (445 words)

  
 Aldgate tube station - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Aldgate tube station is a London Underground station located at Aldgate in the City of London.
Aldgate tube station plays an important role in the Sherlock Holmes story The Adventure of the Bruce-Partington Plans (published in the anthology His Last Bow).
The station was opened on 18 November 1876 with the southbound extension to Tower Hill opening on 25 September 1882, completing the Circle.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Aldgate_tube_station   (422 words)

  
 'It's just like Bangladesh'
According to my Exploring Banglatown leaflet,the first stop of the walk was Aldgate tube station.
My cousin in Blackpool said those were the stations she used on a daily basis when she lived in London.
Botolph's Church, Aldgate was where an Indian Christian named James was buried in 1 618.
specials.rediff.com /news/2005/jul/19spec.htm   (1163 words)

  
 The Scotsman - UK - Commuters subdued as Aldgate Tube station is reopened
Commuters subdued as Aldgate Tube station is reopened
COMMUTERS began emerging from Aldgate Tube station yesterday morning for the first time since the 7 July bomb blast.
Stuart Johnston, 37, said he had been apprehensive about travelling back to the station for the first time since the blast, but said he refused to allow the terrorists to change the way he lived his life.
thescotsman.scotsman.com /uk.cfm?id=1682702005   (469 words)

  
 Lancaster Gate tube station -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
In consequence, the station has only ever provided (One of the layers forming the heel of a shoe or boot) lift access to the platforms and, although there are the two lift shafts for four lifts, which was the standard of the Central London Railway, only two lifts are in use.
The apparent isolation this brings, together with the lack of patronage of the station, unfortunately makes the platforms the location of the highest number of suicide attempts on the whole London Underground network.
The station suffers from being located between a quiet and relatively expensive residential area, and (Click link for more info and facts about Hyde Park) Hyde Park.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/L/La/Lancaster_Gate_tube_station.htm   (244 words)

  
 netcyclo: Aldgate East Underground Station
It's very close to Aldgate station, which Aldgate East isn't directly connected to.
Places > Nations > United Kingdom > Countries > England > Regions > London > Boroughs > Tower Hamlets > Aldgate East Underground Station
Aldgate East is situated on a large road junction between the A11, A13, A100 and A1202.
www.netcyclo.com /places/polit/nations/uk/contries/england/regions/london/boroughs/towerham/aldgaets/aldgaets.htm   (86 words)

  
 The Royal London Hospital Site Summary Information
Tube Whitechapel underground station is the nearest: it is opposite the hospital main entrance on Whitechapel Road.
The following tube lines run to Whitechapel tube station: the Hammersmith and City line, District line and the East London line.
Congestion charging applies west of Aldgate East, although certain patients may be exempt.
www.nhs.uk /england/hospitals/showhospital.aspx?id=RNJ12   (469 words)

  
 Sniffer dogs to detect Tube bombs
Aldgate Tube station could be open and a full Metropolitan Line service restored by Monday.
BTP's team of 28 dogs are being used on Tube stations where the most people get on trains or where the network meets mainline rail lines, such as King's Cross and Victoria.
Dogs were already being used on the Tube in east London to look for drugs and on the Heathrow Express to find explosives.
www.irishdogs.ie /News/20050813.htm   (424 words)

  
 MAGIC: Event Details
TUBE - We are above Aldgate East tube station, which is on the District and Hammersmith& City lines.
Only the west exit from Aldgate East tube station is open on a Sunday.
BUS - 5 15 15a 25 40 67 78 253 PARKING - You will find the nearest public car park is in Spreadeagle Yard, off Whitechapel High Street, about 75m west of the main entrance.
magicdeaf.org.uk /events/eventdetails.asp?eventid=76   (182 words)

  
 Travelcard Zone 1 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For instance Covent Garden and Leicester Square tube stations are only an eighth of a mile apart.
The boundary of Zone 1 roughly corresponds to the route of the Underground's Circle Line and thus stations within the zone cover the West End, the Holborn district, Kensington, Paddington and the City of London.
Old Street, Angel, Pimlico, Tower Gateway, Aldgate East and Euston, Vauxhall, Elephant and Castle, Borough, London Bridge, Earl's Court, Marylebone, Edgware Road, Lambeth North and Waterloo are in Zone 1 but not in or on the Circle Line.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/London_Underground_Zone_1   (288 words)

  
 Articles - Aldgate
Aldgate is a ward electing councillors to the Corporation of London.
Aldgate was a gateway through London Wall from the City of London to Whitechapel and the East End.
From 1374 until 1386, Geoffrey Chaucer occupied a dwelling above the Aldgate.
www.gaple.com /articles/Aldgate   (210 words)

  
 BBC NEWS England London Bomb-damaged Tube station reopens
Commuters at Aldgate station, where seven were killed and bomber Shehzad Tanweer died, described the atmosphere there on Monday as tense and quiet.
Aldgate was one of the stations damaged in the bomb attacks
Anna Pollock, 37, who was also at Aldgate on Monday morning, said she felt sad when she arrived at the station.
news.bbc.co.uk /go/newsFeedXML/moreover/-/1/hi/england/london/4704031.stm   (436 words)

  
 london - Microsoft Training Courses London South West UK
The closest tube station is Blackfriars (across the river) and from there F1 is five stops eastbound on the Circle Line.
Blackfriars tube station is a 10 minute walk and F1 is five stops eastbound on the Circle Line.
As a result of the firefighters strike, twenty lift-only access underground stations are shut and two have reduced access for the duration of the strike.
www.f1comp.co.uk /about/london.html   (867 words)

  
 Read about Fenchurch Street railway station at WorldVillage Encyclopedia. Research Fenchurch Street railway station and learn about Fenchurch Street railway station here!
Until the opening of Broad Street station in 1865 it was also the City terminus of the
The station facade is of grey stock brick and has a rounded
Above, the first floor facade has 11 round-arched windows, and above these is the station clock, which has recently been returned to working order.
encyclopedia.worldvillage.com /s/b/Fenchurch_Street_railway_station   (349 words)

  
 Guardian Unlimited Gallery 07.07.05: London explosions
Injured tube passengers are escorted away from Edgware Road tube station.
A construction worker bows his head in prayer at King's Cross station in London, where a bomb in the underground network resulted in at least 21 deaths.
On July 7, London was brought to a standstill when four suicide bombers - three on tube trains and one on a bus - killed 52 passengers and injured hundreds more.
www.guardian.co.uk /gall/0,8542,1523131,00.html   (529 words)

  
 FT.com / In depth / Terror - Latest London travel advice
Aldgate tube station reopened on Monday and the Metropolitan line will return to full service during the day.
Stockwell tube station has reopened after a man was shot by police at the South London station on Friday.
Network Rail, which operates the mainline stations, said it was aiming to offer services from all lines stations as normal.
news.ft.com /cms/s/a469c362-eed9-11d9-8b10-00000e2511c8.html   (276 words)

  
 Liverpool Street station - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The station to the west on all three lines is Moorgate, and the station to the east is Aldgate for the Circle and Metropolitan lines.
They said they chose Liverpool Street because of its unique position, on the border between the City of London and the East End.
The station was extensively modified between 1985 and 1992, including bringing all the platforms in the main shed up to the same end point and constructing a new underground booking office, but its facade, steam age iron pillars and the honour roll for Great Eastern Railway employees that died in the Great War were retained.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Liverpool_Street_tube_station   (983 words)

  
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www.brainyencyclopedia.com /topics/east.html   (8301 words)

  
 Articles - Whitechapel
The Royal London Hospital, home to Joseph Carey Merrick ("the Elephant Man") in his final years, is situated opposite Whitechapel tube station and is a prominent local landmark.
By the 1840s Whitechapel, along with the enclaves of Wapping, Aldgate, Bethnal Green, Mile End, Limehouse and Stepney (collectively known today as "the East End"), had evolved, or devolved, into classic "dickensian" London, rivaled in the western world for grinding poverty only by the Manhattan slum of Five Points and, later, Manhattan's Lower East Side.
Business interest is expected to escalate when the East London line of the tube is extended northwards to Dalston and southwards to West Croydon.
www.wathcesa.com /articles/Whitechapel   (493 words)

  
 NPR : A London Tourist's Plans Go Haywire
NPR.org, July 8, 2005 · Thursday morning, I was supposed to go to Aldgate tube station, the first stop in a cultural walk through the Brick Lane and Banglatown neighborhoods, which are home to London's ethnic Bengalis like me. I was looking forward to Bengali sweets and vegetables I can't find in America.
In front of us was the shuttered Aldgate tube station where a forlorn poster was getting soaked in the drizzle.
The shriek of ambulances and whirr of helicopters overhead was a constant backdrop.
www.npr.org /templates/story/story.php?storyId=4734802   (546 words)

  
 Tube station reopens after bombing
Aldgate tube station has opened for the first time since the London bombings.
The station has been shut since Shehzad Tanweer blew himself up on a Circle Line train on July 7.
Engineers have now repaired the damage and the station reopened for the start of this morning's services.
www.itv.com /news/britain_1280147.html   (216 words)

  
 CTV.ca London blasts: Chronology
An injured women walks from the Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel, where wounded are being brought from the Aldgate tube station.
Injured tube passengers are escorted away from Edgware Road Tube Station in London following one of the explosions.
09:17 The third blast occurs on a train heading into Edgware Road station, blowing a hole through a wall onto another train in an adjoining platform.
www.ctv.ca /servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/1120744239159_116153439   (727 words)

  
 icNewcastle - Bomb blast Tube station reopens
Aldgate underground station is reopening for the first time since it was struck by a suicide bomber.
Other Tube lines remain disrupted in the aftermath of the deadly bombings.
London Underground announced the station would reopen for the start of Monday's services.
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 A11 road - Enpsychlopedia
The first stretch is Aldgate High Street, passing south of Aldgate tube station.
East of Aldgate station, the A11 enters the London Borough of Tower Hamlets and the East End of London.
Next, it becomes Bow Road, passing Bow Road tube station and Bow Church DLR station.
www.grohol.com /psypsych/A11_road   (969 words)

  
 London's Darkest Day by Edmond Terakopian- The Digital Journalist
Unfortunately for photographers, the police had erected their cordons, and there was no way to get close to the tube station.
She was one of the walking wounded leaving the station to be treated at the London Hilton Metropole, a temporary treatment center, on Edgware Road.
By now, we knew that there were at least four explosions; three on the tube, and one on a bus.
digitaljournalist.org /issue0508/dis-terakopian.html   (1037 words)

  
 Giuliani: Attacks eerie reminder of 9/11 - Boston.com - Europe - News
Emergency service work at Aldgate Tube Station after multiple explosions were reported in London, Thursday, July 7, 2005.
Giuliani said he was in a hotel near Liverpool Street Station when a bomb exploded on a train in a tunnel nearby.
Former New York mayor Rudolph Giuliani, who was yards away from one of the deadly explosions that struck London on Thursday, said the attacks were an "eerie reminder" of Sept. 11, 2001.
www.boston.com /news/world/europe/articles/2005/07/07/giuliani_attacks_eerie_reminder_of_911   (342 words)

  
 CBC News: London attacks closely co-ordinated: police
Outside King's Cross Tube station, a man slowly hobbled forward on crutches to beg police for any information about his daughter.
Geraldine Statham said both her children were riding on the Tube Thursday, and she feels lucky both survived.
She brought pink roses to King's Cross "to show solidarity or whatever word you wanted to use with those who are mourning, those who are injured," and to compliment the city for the way it has dealt with the attacks.
www.cbc.ca /story/world/national/2005/07/09/london-bombs050709.html   (647 words)

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