The lines of the local trains are huge and wide ferrovial that cross and connect London to the interior of the urban area that to the exterior. Many of these lines, being connected with the network motropolitano London, allow moving around the UK by making simple changes in some railway stations prepared for coincidence, easily recognizable because in general when two or more stations are crossed in the same place, the stop takes the same name for all the lines. The perfect functioning of this great network is guaranteed by more than one private company. Here is a list of the most important stations:
London Bridge Station
Located in the southwest of the legendary bridge, the London Bridge station is the oldest in London and one of the most trafficked. Only last year there has been a flow of more or less 45 million people. This station is served by the Southeastern company that connects south and southwest London and is the final train station that comes from Sussex and Kent. From here they pass the Northern Line and Jubilee Line metro lines, in addition to being served by many bus lines.
London Charing Cross Station
Imposing Victorian station located in the very center of the capital, its name is due to the place, located in the center of London, called Charing Cross. This is one of the 17 London stations operated directly by the Network Rail, the British company that holds ownership of British rail lines throughout Great Britain, while the main companies operating are the Southern and Southeastern, while the lines of the metro to which they are connected are the Northern Line and the Bakerloo Line.
London Euston Station
Euston is located in the vicinity of the cultural treasures of the British Museum and the shopping paradise of Oxford Street. From here it is possible to benefit from trains of the London Midland that connect London to the western midlands, to the northwest, to the cities Liverpool and Manchester not that also to Scotland.
This station also has an office to store suitcases.
London King’s Cross Station
King’s Cross station is one of the largest and most important stations in London. It represents a fundamental knot in whose interior many metro lines converge, such as the Piccadilly line, Victoria line, Hammersmith and City, Circle line, Metropolitan line. Today known in the world as the famous station from which Harry Potter leaves to go to Hogwarts with the Howgwarts Express, from platform 9 and 3/4, King’s Cross station historically represents a Celtic symbol, built on the tomb of the Celtic queen. Boudica.
London Liverpool Street Station
Liverpool Street station, another main station in London, represents a very important point for the union between Stansted Airport and the City. In fact, here are the buses and trains that arrive from the airport and also the main metro lines that go to various parts of the city. Served as a bar, restaurants and shops, trains coming from the east of England also arrive at the Liverpool Street station.
London Paddington Station
Paddington station represents the oldest station in London. Besides being very large and served by bars and shops, it also represents an icon of the history of the world metro, given that it was the first station in the world to be conceived to host, with the function of the final station, the oldest line in the world. world: the Metropolitan Line. Nowadays, Paddington station represents a very important hub for the trains that connect London to West and Southwest England and for the trains that connect London to Oxford or to Heathrow Airport.
London St Pancras Station
One of the most wonderful buildings in the city, St. Pancras Station, has a magnificent Gothic facade designed by the Victorian architect George Gilbert Scott. The station returned to its former glory thanks to a restoration and an expansion program of 800 million pounds. In November 2007 the high-speed rail connection of the Channel Tunnel was completed and St. Pancras became the final station of the Eurostar in London. St. Pancras Station connects London to the West Midlands and Yorkshire through the company First Capital Connect. Thameslink trains also travel from here. In 2012 it will also be the final station of the Olympic Javelin bus service between the city center of London and the Stratford Olympic stadium.
London Victoria Station
Integrated into the heart of Westminster, Victoria Station is a heavily trafficked railway junction with connections to Kent, Surrey, Sussex and Gatwick Airport. Station is used by Southern and Southeastern companies. It has an office to store your suitcases and is located only 300m from the main line station.
London Waterloo Station
Placed in the lively cultural district of South Bank, Waterloo Station is the main terminal of trains that come and go to the south and south west coast of England. It is connected to the Jubilee Line, Bakerloo Line, Waterloo & City Line, Northern Line and is served by the South West Train company. It has a building to store suitcases.