Hammersmith & City Reviews
Description:The Hammersmith and City Line is a line of the London Underground, coloured salmon pink on the Tube map, running ... more
Hammersmith & City ... between Hammersmith and Barking. Formerly part of the Metropolitan Line, it is the oldest underground railway in the world, as it includes the first part of the London Underground, the section between Paddington and Farringdon, which opened on January 10, 1863. It ranks 10th out of the 12 lines in passenger numbers.
Newest Review: ... of the celebs and more wealthy people who reside in places like Ladbroke Grove have little use for public transport. More likely it is because many of its destinations are served more adequately by other lines. For example, you'd have to be mad, Barking in fact (sorry, had to get that in) to use this line from Hammersmith to Barking when it would be much more direct via the District ... more
Customer Hammersmith & City Reviews (1)
by - written on 15/02/01, updated on 15/02/01 (Very useful, 119 readings)
The pink line goes from Hammersmith in West London to Barking in the East. So does the District Line. The difference is that the Hammersmith & City goes around the north of London serving mainline stations such as Paddington, Marylebone, Euston, Kings Cross & St Pancras & Liverpool Street. The District line takes a more direct route via Victoria. I spent most of 1998 on the H & C line due to working in the Ladbroke Grove area but being based in an office in Clerkenwell. I can't comment on the stretch of line between Aldgate East & Barking as I have never ventured out that far. The H & C line isn't really a tube. It is a very old line, ... Read the complete review