Explore the closed Aldwych Underground station (Oct 2018)

Address:
London Transport Museum, Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London
Tel:
0207 379 6344

Dates and ticket price

Dates & Time:
6th October to 11th November 2018
Wed to Sun
Tickets & Cost:
£41.50. See ltmuseum.co.uk
Note: This event is not suitable for children under 14

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9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 139, RV1 – London bus tickets
Trains:
Charing Cross BKL NRN, Covent Garden PCL, Embankment BKL CRC DSC NRN, Holborn CNT PCL, Leicester Square NRN PCL, Temple CRC DSC
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Aldwych station was originally opened in 1907 but a lack of travellers forced it to close down in 1994.

This tour will take you on a walk through the old ticket hall, abandoned platforms and even into some of the tunnels -- many of which are very rarely seen by the public.

You will also learn some of its interesting history, like when it acted as a bomb shelter during the Blitz, and played host to movie shoots for films such as Darkest Hour, Sherlock and Atonement.

Bear in mind that you will have to walk down 160 steps to reach the platform. There is no lift. You will also be required to wear appropriate footwear.

 

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