TQ2888 : Mouth of disused tunnels, Highgate Underground station

taken 9 years ago, near to Hornsey, Haringey, Great Britain

Mouth of disused tunnels, Highgate Underground station
Mouth of disused tunnels, Highgate Underground station
In the 1930s London Underground conceived the Northern Heights programme, in which the already-complicated Northern Line would add more routes, taking over (inter alia) the former Great Northern branch line from Finsbury Park up to Highgate and on to Alexandra Palace. Highgate was to have been a junction point of routes similar to Camden Town now, with the existing deep platforms interchanging with another route at surface level, the latter seen here. The coming of the Second World War saw the plans abandoned.
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Date Taken
Monday, 28 January, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 28 January, 2013
Geographical Context
City, Town centre  Railways 
London Underground (from Tags)
Northern Line  Disused Line 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2854 8818 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:34.6701N 0:8.7836W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2856 8819
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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London Underground  London Underground Station  Railway Tunnel  Railway Tunnel Portal  Disused Railway Tunnel  Former Railway Tunnel  London Underground Northern Heights Scheme 

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