London news The reason there's such a gap between Angel and Old Street stations Uk news
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PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Get FREE email updates for everything London UndergroundInvalid EmailSomething went wrong, please try again later.I'M IN!When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Your information will be used in accordance with ourPrivacy Notice.Thank you for subscribingWe have more newslettersShow meSee ourprivacy noticeThe London underground is one of the most efficient and widely used transport networks in the world, to the point where songs have even been written in honour of its most famous stations (Duffy's Royal Oak and Gerry Rafferty's Baker Street). However, for every concrete fact and well-known pop single, there are hundreds if not thousands of urban legends and unsolved mysteries. Today My London answers the question on everybody's lips, why is there such a gap between Angel and Old Street Station? Before moving onto the explanation of the large gap between the two train station, we'll have to take a look at City Road station.
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. City Road opened in 1901 and faced calls to shut as early as 1908 after low passenger numbers.
The old frontage of City Road station in 2014
The closure of stations is quite uncommon nowadays but at the time it was not unusual, as stations like Down Street, South Kentish Town and York Road all suffered the same fate. The lack of use meant that the cost of upgrading the station and expanding the platforms couldn’t be justified. The station was positioned in between Angel and Old Street so its closure in 1922 contributed to the large gap between both of the Northern Line stations.
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