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London Underground, often called The Tube, is the first underground railway system in the world. It first opened on 10 January 1863 as the Metropolitan Railway, the predecessor to today's Metropolitan Line.

Today, the London Underground has 270 stations and a total of 400 km (250 mi) of track. It is the underground railway system with the most stations in the world, and second only to the Shanghai Metro in terms of route length. It is also the third busiest in Europe after the metro systems of Paris and Moscow.

The following are the lines presently operating on the London Underground. Also included is the DLR (Docklands Light Railway).

  1. London Tube and Railway Stations
  2. Bakerloo Line has 25 stations over a length of 23.2 km (14.4 miles).
  3. Central Line has 49 stations over a length of 74 km (46 miles).
  4. Circle Line has 35 stations in a loop of 27 km (17 miles).
  5. District Line has 60 stations over a length of 64 km (40 miles).
  6. Hammersmith & City Line has 29 stations over a length of 25.5 km.
  7. Jubilee Line has 27 stations over a length of 36.2 km.
  8. Metropolitan Line has 34 stations over a length of 66.7 km.
  9. Northern Line has 50 stations over a length of 58 km.
  10. Piccadilly Line has 53 stations over a length of 71 km.
  11. Victoria Line has 16 stations over a length of 21 km.
  12. Waterloo & City Line has only two stations over a length of 2.37 km.
  13. Docklands Light Railway (DLR) has 40 stations over a length of 19 km in five branches.

List of Tube Stations in London

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