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 Stockwell Tube station - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Stockwell tube station is a London Underground station in Stockwell, in the London Borough of Lambeth.
Stockwell station was opened on December 18, 1890 by the Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII), as the most southerly station on the City and South London Railway (CandSLR) - London's first deep level tube railway.
Between 1923 and 1924, the station was modernised in advance of the 1926 extension from Clapham Common to Morden (Morden Extension).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Stockwell_tube_station   (728 words)

  
 Brixton tube station - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Brixton Tube station is a station in the London Underground.
There have been rumours of plans to extend the Victoria Line past Brixton and put in a loop which trains would run around with a single-platform station under Herne Hill mainline station, speeding up operations on the line by reducing the number of conflicting train movements at the scissors crossover.
It is located on Brixton High Street, and is about a three minute walk from Brixton railway station (on the London Victoria to Orpington line, operated by South Eastern).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Brixton_tube_station   (217 words)

  
 Clapham North tube station - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Clapham North tube station is a London Underground station in Clapham.
The station opened in June 1900 as part of an extension of the City and South London Railway to Clapham Common one stop to the south.
The original station building was replaced in the mid 1920s when the line was modernised and that building has, in turn, recently had the façade reclad.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Clapham_North_tube_station   (170 words)

  
 Oval tube station - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Oval tube station in Kennington is a station on the Northern Line of the London Underground between Stockwell and Kennington stations.
The station is located at the junction of Kennington Park Road (heading north-east), Camberwell New Road (south-east), Clapham Road (south west) and Harleyford Street (north west) and is about 500 metres from the Oval cricket ground.
Also close by are Kennington Park and the imposing St. Marks Church.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Oval_tube_station   (215 words)

  
 Middle East Times
Stockwell is one stop south of Oval station, one of three Underground stops that were, together with a double-decker bus, the scenes of apparent would-be suicide attacks on Thursday.
An AFP reporter at the scene said the busy street that runs past Stockwell station was sealed off, with traffic diverted through sidestreets.
LONDON -- Police shot and killed a man at an Underground subway station in south London on July 22, police said, amid television news reports that he was a would-be suicide bomber.
www.metimes.com /articles/normal.php?StoryID=20050722-075148-6701r   (494 words)

  
 The Australian: 'Bomb suspect' gunned down [July 22, 2005]
Stockwell is one stop south of Oval station, one of three Underground stops that were, together with a double-decker bus, the scenes of would-be attacks yesterday.
Chris Wells, a passenger evacuated from a train at Stockwell, said he saw about 20 police officers, some armed, rushing into the station before a man jumped over the barriers with police giving chase.
Almost simultaneously there were emergencies at two other stations, Oval to the south and Warren Street, right next to London's central West End shopping district.
www.theaustralian.news.com.au /common/story_page/0,5744,16015042^23109,00.html   (1042 words)

  
 Scotsman.com News - Jean Charles de Menezes - Horror on the Tube as marksmen close in
Tube staff and police in flak jackets at the entrance to Stockwell Tube station where a suspected suicide bomber was shot dead.
TUBE passengers yesterday told of their horror after a man who police said was "directly linked" to the London bombings was shot dead on a train.
The first gunshot was fired and I started to run out of the Tube and up the stairs and then there were a lot of shots afterwards.
news.scotsman.com /topics.cfm?tid=1303&id=1670842005   (1329 words)

  
 Talk:Stockwell Tube station - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
I'm sure Stockwell opened long before 1971- wasn't it the original terminus for the City and South London railway back in 1890?
I think the deep level shelter is used for archive storage like most of them.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Talk:Stockwell_Tube_station   (99 words)

  
 Stockwell Partnership: Latest news
A memorial garden to remember Stockwell residents who gave their lives in the 2nd World War will be created on the site of the "Coffins" at Surridge Court and a piece of public art will be created to adorn the flank wall of the tube station.
Stockwell Partnership has teamed up with Transport for London, Hyde Southbank Homes, London Underground and Lambeth Council to develop a £840,000 package of community safety and environmental improvements around the tube station and along the main roads leading to the tube.
At Stockwell Refugee WomenÕs Centre the delegation were treated to Ethiopian coffee and popcorn and Stockwell Green Community Services, the community division of Stockwell Green mosque, they heard about training programmes that work with young muslims.
www.stockwell.org.uk /latestnews.html   (1084 words)

  
 More on the cold blooded murder of Charles de Menezes by the London cops on a subway car : AZ IMC
It reads: "The man shot at Stockwell station is still subject to formal identification and it is not yet clear whether he is one of the four people we are seeking to identify and whose pictures have been released today.
ITV News also said the evidence to the IPCC said the CCTV cameras at Stockwell station were working and showed Mr de Menezes as behaving normally, and did not vault the barriers, another of the Met's early claims.
The Brazilian man mistakenly shot dead by the Metropolitan Police on a train at Stockwell station was killed by guns fired by two police officers, senior police sources said on Tuesday night.
arizona.indymedia.org /news/2005/08/29585.php   (1875 words)

  
 Articles - Stockwell
Following the 21 July 2005 London bombings, Stockwell gained a certain unexpected and unwelcome notoriety as the scene of the shooting by police of a terror suspect (who later proved to be an innocent Brazilian electrician, Jean Charles de Menezes) in the tube station and of the arrests of other suspects in nearby housing.
Stockwell is 2.4 miles (3.9 km) south south-east of Charing Cross and located between Brixton, Clapham, Vauxhall and Kennington.
Stockwell is an inner city area in the London Borough of Lambeth.
www.lastring.com /articles/Stockwell   (403 words)

  
 UK Indymedia Vigil at Stockwell Tube Station for Jean Charles de Menezes, Pics and Report.
The vigil and protest had been spontaneously organised as a reaction to the killing of an innocent man by police special anti-terrorist squad last Friday in Stockwell's tube station.
Although it was a dark and wet morning, people gathered outside the tube station from 10 am.
Messages were left at the entrance of the tube station
www.indymedia.org.uk /en/regions/london/2005/07/319426.html   (752 words)

  
 BBC NEWS UK Man shot dead by police on Tube
He was followed by surveillance officers to Stockwell station, where his clothing and behaviour added to their suspicions, he added.
BBC correspondent Tom Symonds, in Stockwell, said it appeared his body had been taken from the station on Friday evening in a coroner's van.
Stockwell passenger Mark Whitby told BBC News he had seen a man of Asian appearance shot five times by "plain-clothes police officers".
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/uk/4706787.stm   (935 words)

  
 ITN - News Headlines - Stockwell shooting link to bombings
A large area around Stockwell Tube Station, an interchange for the Northern and Victoria lines in south London, remains cordoned off.
Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Ian Blair has said the shooting of the man at Stockwell Tube station was "directly linked" to anti-terror operations.
Tube services on Victoria and Northern lines were suspended at the request of the police.
www.itn.co.uk /news/1689952.html   (344 words)

  
 Telegraph News Family of shot Brazilian visit Stockwell station
They then went to Stockwell tube station to see where the 27-year-old was shot.
He was shot seven times in the head on the platform of Stockwell station after being mistaken for one of the July 21 bombers.
The family of Brazilian Jean Charles de Menezes have visited the tube station where the innocent electrician was shot dead by police.
www.telegraph.co.uk /news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2005/09/28/ustockwell.xml&sSheet=/portal/2005/09/28/ixportaltop.html   (459 words)

  
 Leak disputes Menezes death story
The latest documents suggest Mr de Menezes had walked into Stockwell Tube station, picked up a free newspaper, walked through ticket barriers, had started to run when he saw a train arriving and was sitting down in a train when he was shot.
The documents, including witness statements, also suggest Mr de Menezes did not hurdle the barrier at Stockwell tube station, as first reports previously suggested, and was not wearing a padded jacket that could have concealed a bomb.
Mr de Menezes, 27, was killed at Stockwell Tube station on 22 July.
www.infowars.com /articles/London_attack/brazilian_leak_dispute_menezes_death_story.htm   (677 words)

  
 RTE News - Police release CCTV images in bid to trace men
Stockwell Tube Station was evacuated and Victoria and Northern Lines services, which pass through it, were suspended.
The distinctive 'New York' top he is seen wearing was later found discarded in Brixton.
The other images show another suspect on the top deck of the bus on which a rucksack bomb was left and two men leaving two other stations after their rucksack bombs failed to explode.
www.rte.ie /news/2005/0722/london.html   (881 words)

  
 SiberNews Media! - Tube shooting family inquiry call
The leaked documents now suggest the Brazilian had walked into Stockwell Tube station, picked up a free newspaper, walked through ticket barriers, started to run when he saw a train arriving and was sitting down in a train when he was shot.
They contradict initial eyewitness reports that suggested Mr de Menezes hurdled a barrier at Stockwell tube station and was wearing a padded jacket that could have concealed a bomb.
They also asked why the pathologist at the post mortem on 27 July was told: "[Mr Menezes] was followed into Stockwell Tube Station where he vaulted over the ticket barrier.
www.sibernews.com /content/view/1659/32   (758 words)

  
 Stockwell tube shooting
The maintainers of the Spy.org.uk blog commented on my earlier article about this: The Times reports that the innocent Brasilian Jean Charles de Menezes waited for, and caught a Number 2 Bus from near his home too Stockwell Tube Station, and was "under surveillance" for more than 20 minutes.
Stockwell London Underground Shooting - Benefit screening of Injustice Film
Whilst of course we've still to have the report from the inquiry and thus don't yet know the full facts, the recently leaked documents suggest that almost every aspect of the story we were initially told is incorrect.
www.aspma.com /term/stockwell-tube-shooting.html   (423 words)

  
 americas.org - Leaks raise sharp questions about police tactics
But this does not explain why, if police believed he was a suspected suicide bomber, he was allowed to walk from his home, board a bus and travel several miles before getting off, going into the tube station, and down the escalator on to a train, potentially putting dozens of passengers at risk.
It now appears that he entered the station at a "normal walking pace", and that witnesses mistook the pursuing police for him, hence the accounts about vaulting barriers and passengers being pushed out of the way.
the information was passed through the operations centre and gold command made the decision and gave appropriate instructions that de Menezes was to be prevented from entering the tube system.
www.americas.org /item_21366   (1215 words)

  
 i-Newswire.com - Press Release And News Distribution - London: Man Shot in Underground Was Innocent
The man shot dead in Stockwell Tube station was unconnected to the London bombings police have now confirmed.
Scotland Yard are describing the death of the innocent man, chased into the tube station and shot dead in a carriage, as a "tragedy".
We are now satisfied that he was not connected with the incidents of Thursday 21st July 2005," says a statement issued by Scotland Yard.
i-newswire.com /pr38095.html   (319 words)

  
 London Underground Tube Diary - Going Underground's Blog
Despite the fact that the Tube's leaflet has pictures of lipstick "tubes" over it and that a almost a quarter of women (including me) put on their make up on the tube, people (mainly men) will look at you as though you are on the toilet if you do it.
Tube, bus & train travel is one of the favourite flirting grounds among Londoners, with an almost unanimous 100% saying a bit of flattering attention can set them up for the rest of the day...
Marshall Wace seem to be tube geeks and like the tube so much they commissioned a graffiti styled London Underground mural for their Mayfair offices.
london-underground.blogspot.com   (8465 words)

  
 Stop the War Coalition
LONDON - July 23 - Following the death of Jean Charles de Menezes on Friday 22nd July Lambeth Stop the War Coalition have called a Peace and Solidarity Vigil at Stockwell tube station at 6pm tonight, Monday 25th July.
Yesterday a man was walking from his home to Stockwell tube.
Police in plain clothes followed him and just before he entered the underground station they shouted at him.
www.commondreams.org /cgi-bin/print.cgi?file=/news2005/0725-04.htm   (216 words)

  
 De Menezes family murder charge call
Mr de Menezes left the property before taking a bus to Stockwell tube station, where he was shot seven times in the head and once in the shoulder by armed police officers.
Officers mistakenly thought Jean Charles de Menezes was a suicide bomber, but recently leaked documents show he did not try to run away from police or vault the ticket barrier before they gunned him down at Stockwell Tube station as initial reports suggested.
According to documents obtained by ITV News, the Brazilian entered the station at a normal walking pace and picked up a copy of a free newspaper.
www.propagandamatrix.com /articles/august2005/170805murdercharge.htm   (299 words)

  
 ITN - Brazilian officials: 'No cover-up'
Earlier, Brazilian investigators asked why several CCTV cameras were not working at Stockwell tube station on the day of the fatal shooting.
Documents leaked to ITV News from the investigation into his death appear to contradict earlier police and witness accounts of the incident at Stockwell tube station.
They said that they were satisfied at this stage that there had been no cover-up following the fatal shooting of the Brazilian national at Stockwell tube station in London.
www.itn.co.uk /news/453799.html   (384 words)

  
 channel4.com - News - special report: The price of fighting terror
The man was shot after a chase through Stockwell tube station and was gunned down as he jumped onto a train.
Scotland Yard said the man shot dead by armed officers on a train at Stockwell station on Friday is not connected to the investigation into the attempted terror attacks.
On Friday afternoon at 4.30pm, a man was arrested at a block of flats in Stockwell - it is not known if these were the same flats that were under surveillance.
www.channel4.com /news/special-reports/special-reports-storypage.jsp?id=404   (711 words)

  
 BBC NEWS UK Timeline: Tube shooting
It says his cousins were told that, contrary to reports, he did not run into Stockwell Tube station, that he used a ticket to get through the barrier and was not wearing a padded jacket or carrying a bag.
The events surrounding the shooting by police of Jean Charles de Menezes at Stockwell Tube station and the subsequent inquiry into his death.
The BBC learns the shooting was not captured on Stockwell Tube's CCTV because disks had been removed to aid the police investigation into suspects in the failed 21 July attacks.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/uk_news/4176148.stm   (1327 words)

  
 Talk Politics - The Executioner's Song
There was no vaulting the ticket barrier at Stockwell Tube Station - he used a pass to get through the ticket barrier like any other commuter and even stopped to pick up a free newspaper on the way.
So it now transpires that not one single 'fact' in the account of the shooting of Jean Charles de Menezes at Stockwell Tube Station on July 22 was actually a fact at all.
It's also been reported elsewhere that the CCTV cameras in Stockwell Tube station 'may not have been working', yet the documents leaked to ITV show statements making direct reference to CCTV footage of the whole incident.
talkpolitics.users20.donhost.co.uk /index.php?title=the_executioner_s_song&more=1&c=1&tb=1&pb=1   (1098 words)

  
 The Australian: Innocent man's 26-minute journey to a violent death [July 26, 2005]
When it was obvious he was getting off at Stockwell Tube station, the team on the bus alerted a three-man team of marksmen to move in.
IT took 26 minutes for Jean Charles de Menezes to get from his flat in Tulse Hill to the entrance of Stockwell Tube station.
There was also evidence that the crop-haired bomber in the sweatshirt with a New York logo on the front, seen in CCTV pictures fleeing Oval station, had recently stayed at the address.
www.theaustralian.news.com.au /common/story_page/0,5744,16049700^2703,00.html   (720 words)

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