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Earl's Court, London

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Earl's Court tube station is a Grade II listed London Underground station in Earl's Court, London, on the District and Piccadilly lines. It is an important interchange for both lines and is situated in both Travelcard Zone 1 and Zone 2. The station has an eastern entrance on Earl's Court Road and a western entrance on Warwick Road (both part of A3220). It is a step-free tube station; the Earls Court Road entrance provides lift access between street and platform levels.

The station was opened by the District Railway in 1869 and had become a hub to five different local routes by 1874. It was damaged by fire the following year, and a new station was constructed on the other side of Earl's Court Road, opening in 1878. A connection to the Great Northern, Piccadilly and Brompton Railway (now the Piccadilly Line) opened in 1906. Earl's Court was the first tube station with escalators, which were added in 1911. Major redevelopment and rebuilding work occurred in 1915, 1936–37 and 2005.
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  • The Earl's Court area is near Kensington and has lots of shops and restaurants, along with residences. The Earls Court underground station has a blue tardis police call box out front. The Picadilly....  more »
  • This is a very good and central Tube station in Kensington. The main advantage of the station is it being part of the Piccadilly line. There are numerous restaurants and shops next to the station.  more »

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