Bow Road tube station
Location of Bow Road in Greater London
|Local authority||Tower Hamlets|
|Managed by||London Underground|
|Number of platforms||2|
|OSI||Bow Church |
|London Underground annual entry and exit|
|Original company||Whitechapel and Bow Railway|
|1950||Ownership transferred to London Transport|
|Added to list||27 September 1973|
|Lists of stations|
|London Transport portal|
Bow Road is a London Underground station on Bow Road in Bow in Greater London, England. The station is situated in the East End of London and is on the District and Hammersmith & City lines which has an out of station interchange (OSI) with Bow Church on the Docklands Light Railway which is about a 300 m (980 ft) walk away.
The station was opened in 1902 by the Whitechapel and Bow Railway (which was later incorporated into the District line), with the Hammersmith & City line (then the Metropolitan line) following in 1936.
Ownership of the station passed to London Underground in 1950.
The station booking hall is a Grade II listed building.
Bow Road marks the point where westbound trains from Upminster and Barking enter a tunnel; the gradient of the tunnel approach, which is to the east of the station, is 1 in 28, the steepest on the tube network.
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