Euston Square tube station

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Euston Square
London Underground
Euston Square stn south entrance.JPG
Entrance on Gower Street
Euston Square is located in Central London
Euston Square
Euston Square
Location of Euston Square in Central London
Location Euston Road
Local authority London Borough of Camden
Managed by London Underground
Number of platforms 2
Accessible Yes (Westbound only)[1]
Fare zone 1
London Underground annual entry and exit
2009 Increase 10.709 million[2]
2010 Decrease 10.030 million[3]
2011 Increase 10.89 million[4]
2012 Increase 11.36 million[4]
Key dates
10 January 1863 (1863-01-10) Opened as Gower Street
1 November 1909 Renamed Euston Square
Other information
Lists of stations
Portal icon London Transport portalCoordinates: 51°31′33″N 0°08′09″W / 51.5258°N 0.1358°W / 51.5258; -0.1358

Euston Square is a London Underground station at the corner of Euston Road and Gower Street, just north of University College London and within walking distance of Euston railway station. It is between Great Portland Street and King's Cross St. Pancras on the Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines, in Travelcard Zone 1. It should not be confused with the nearby Euston tube station for the Northern and Victoria lines.

The station opened in 1863 as "Gower Street", changing to its present name in 1909. In late 2006 the new entrance on the south side of Euston Road opened in a corner of the new headquarters of the Wellcome Trust replacing the old entrance. There is also a subway entrance on the north side of Euston Road.

In December 2005 Network Rail announced plans[5] to create a subway link between the station and Euston station as part of the re-development of Euston station. This will create a direct link for users of main line rail services which depart from Euston. These plans would also be pursued during a rebuilding for High Speed 2.[6]

Both Warren Street and Euston tube stations are within close walking distance.

In early 2011 two new lifts linking the westbound platform to the street opened. On top of this, a modern entrance to the station opened.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Step free Tube Guide" (PDF). Transport for London. Archived from the original on 26 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "Customer metrics: entries and exits: 2009". London Underground performance update. Transport for London. Retrieved 26 December 2012. 
  3. ^ "Customer metrics: entries and exits: 2010". London Underground performance update. Transport for London. Retrieved 26 December 2012. 
  4. ^ a b "Multi-year station entry-and-exit figures" (XLS). London Underground station passenger usage data. Transport for London. 2013. Retrieved 15 April 2014. 
  5. ^ "Euston redevelopment". Always Touch Out. 25 January 2006. Archived from the original on 2006-02-13. 
  6. ^ "High speed rail". Transport Select Committee. House of Commons. 28 June 2011. Archived from the original on 2011-09-28. 

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Transport links[edit]

London bus routes 10, 14, 18, 24, 27, 29, 30, 73, 88, 134, 205, 390 and night route N5, N18, N20, N29, N73 and N279.

Preceding station   Underground no-text.svg London Underground   Following station
towards Hammersmith
Circle line
towards Edgware Road (via Aldgate)
Hammersmith & City line
towards Barking
Metropolitan line
towards Aldgate