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Basil Jet[_4_] November 25th 18 10:08 PM

IBM Halt to close :(
 
On 25/11/2018 22:44, Charles Ellson wrote:
On Sun, 25 Nov 2018 13:15:08 +0000, "
wrote:

IIRC, there was one just south of Angel.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/City_Road_tube_station


With a phenomenal amount of massive residential towers recently built
near it, this could have been a serious candidate for reopening, apart
from the fact that the station was closed when the rest of the line was
enlarged to take standard tube stock, so the platforms that would fit
now would presumably be even narrower than they were when the smaller
trains called there. They would also be too short and so have to be
lengthened, hence the station would effectively have to be rebuilt from
scratch. I think it's the only abandoned tube station that really cannot
be reopened.

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