Tower Hill tube station

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This article is about the current Tower Hill tube station. For the closed station latterly of the same name but originally called Mark Lane, see Mark Lane tube station.
Tower Hill London Underground London River Services
Tower hill entrance.jpg
Entrance opposite the Tower of London
Tower Hill is located in Central London
Tower Hill
Tower Hill
Location of Tower Hill in Central London
Location Tower Hill
Local authority Tower Hamlets
Managed by London Underground
Number of platforms 3
Fare zone 1
OSI Fenchurch Street National Rail [1]
Tower Gateway Docklands Light Railway
Cycle parking No
Toilet facilities No
London Underground annual entry and exit
2012 Increase 22.54 million[2]
2013 Increase 23.41 million[2]
2014 Increase 26.32 million[2]
2015 Decrease 22.18 million[2]
Key dates
1967 (1967) Opened
Other information
Lists of stations
WGS84 51°30′36″N 0°04′34″W / 51.51°N 0.076°W / 51.51; -0.076Coordinates: 51°30′36″N 0°04′34″W / 51.51°N 0.076°W / 51.51; -0.076

Tower Hill is a London Underground station located on Tower Hill in Greater London, England. The station is situated in the East End of London and Central London which is on the Circle line between Monument and Aldgate stations, and on the District line between Monument and Aldgate East. Tower Hill is is a short distance from Tower Gateway station for the Docklands Light Railway and National Rail at Fenchurch Street station for regional services in neighbouring Tower ward of the City of London, and Tower Millennium Pier for River Services.

The entrance to Tower Hill station is a few metres from one of the largest remaining segments of the Roman London Wall which once surrounded the historic City of London. The station was built on the site of the former Tower of London tube station that closed in 1884. The present Tower Hill station opened in 1967 and replaced a nearby station with the same name but which was originally called Mark Lane, that was slightly farther west.


Train frequencies vary throughout the day, but the typical off-peak service pattern is:


London Buses route 15 and heritage route 15H and night route N15 serve the station.

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  1. ^ "Out-of-Station Interchanges" (Microsoft Excel). Transport for London. 2 January 2016. Retrieved 28 August 2016. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Multi-year station entry-and-exit figures" (XLS). London Underground station passenger usage data. Transport for London. April 2016. Retrieved 3 May 2016. 
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towards Edgware Road (via Victoria)
Circle line
District line
towards Upminster