Talk:Broad Street railway station (London)

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Richard Serra's Fulcrum[edit]

However, three giant girders which formerly supported a now demolished part of the viaduct approaching Broad Street now form a feature at the Broadgate entrance to Liverpool Street (on the corner of Eldon Street and Blomfield Street).

Are these three giant girders the composing items of Richard Serra's Fulcrum? That artwork seems to match this description here, but a quick Google search does not provide confirmation that the girders were made into art for this piece. If so, I think this article should clarify that Broad Street station lives on in this form. --158.143.87.207 (talk) 13:50, 26 March 2010 (UTC) KeplerNiko

Literature on Richard Serra and his Fulcrum make no reference to the metal work being composed of former girders from the demolished part of the viaduct. I campaigned against the loss of North London Line services to the City(but not specifically the closure of Broad Street station)but when the services and the station were lost was told by the British Rail staff involved in the issue that some of the girders from the demolished viaduct were to be used in a feature at the entrance to the new development and then, in due course, that is what appeared. Frankly, I knew nothing of Richard Serra or Fulcrum until reading the above. It would be good to hear from someone who knows whether we are talking about the same thing and, if so, the artwork did use the old girders. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Sanderjo (talkcontribs) 20:56, 28 August 2012 (UTC)

Passenger Numbers[edit]

What does "For example, from 1900 to 1905, passengers dropped by 4 percent and 13.4 percent;" mean? It doesn't make sense.