Metropolitan Line Reviews
Description:The oldest of them all, the first underground line. The Metropolitan Line is part of the London Underground, coloured ... more
Metropolitan Line ... violet on the Tube map. It was the first underground railway (or subway) in the world, opening on January 10, 1863 (however, parts of that initial section are no longer served by the Metropolitan Line, but by the Hammersmith & City, District and Circle lines). The main line runs from Aldgate in the City of London to Amersham, with branch lines to Uxbridge, Watford and Chesham. For the initial section of the Line the rails are in tunnel for much of the way; beyond Baker Street, at Finchley Road the Line runs in the open.
Newest Review: ... from Harrow-on-the-Hill to Liverpool Street. Especially for people coming from the starting stations (Uxbridge, Amersham, Chesham, Watford), there is a fast service that can get very handy for those that are going to central London (special fares apply). One could say that it is like getting a ride on a "kind" of express train and not actually the tube. Throughout the line, there ... more
Customer Metropolitan Line Reviews (1)
by - written on 08/03/01, updated on 06/11/01 (Very useful, 146 readings)
[UPDATED - see end of op] The oldest line of the tube network, one would expect it to be not so well running. On the contrary, it is very useful for all commuters going to central London from the North-West part of it. I have been commuting using this line for the last two and a half years and I can only say one thing. It can boast that it is the most efficiently running line with the most comfortable seats. Especially when it gets a bit chilly, which happens ever so often, the internat heating (built-in to the seats) is firstly directed to the feet, that is where it should. The part of the line I use mostly is from Harrow-on-the-Hill to Liverpool ... Read the complete review