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Two new tube stations opened on London’s Northern Line

The first major extension to London’s Underground for decades has opened.

Two new Northern Line stations opened in South London in a £1.1 billion programme.

The first train to leave the new Battersea Power Station pulled out at 05.28.


Its next stop was Nine Elms – the second new station on the line.

The Northern Line spur point is Kennington – a station that opened in 1890 and is now a listed building.

Kennington Station

London’s tube service last had a major expansion in the late 1990s with the opening of the Jubilee Line.

There are now 272 stations on the service.


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