Saturday, 8 December 2012
Tours of closed Aldwych Tube Station
A secret disused underground station that was used by thousands of Londoners during the Blitz has been opened up for rare public viewing.
Visitors have been able to take a tour of the Aldwych Tube Station, one of London's closed underground stations, which included a platform which stopped operating in 1914.
The station, which looks the same as it did nearly a century ago, has been used for filming in Atonement, V for Vendetta, Superman 4 and 28 weeks later.
It has a complete tube train in the platform which goes nowhere and is used for training purposes.
Visitors have been able to take tours of closed Aldwych Tube Station - which includes a platform which stopped operating in 1914 and original 1907 lifts
The tour includes a platform closed in 1914 which was used as a store for the National Gallery during the 2nd World War.