The Anonymous Widower

Moorgate To Battersea Power Station With A Change At Kennington

These pictures tell the story of my journey from Moorgate station  to Battersea Power Station station, with a change at Kennington station.

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September 20, 2021 - Posted by | Transport | , , , ,

5 Comments »

  1. I noticed how the politicians taking part in today’s opening ceremony deliberately avoided using Kennington Station as their start point …,!

    While two more accessible stations are welcome the failure to upgrade Kennington Station to become fully accessible means some journeys like Morden to these new stations remain almost impossible if a through train via west end branch is not available!

    Comment by Melvyn | September 20, 2021 | Reply

  2. Exactly what I was thinking. Ever since I had to carry a 35kg backpack across the Paris Metro in 1975 (nearly killed me) I’ve looked at all those mothers with their children and aged/infirm trying to negotiate the steps on the Tube and wondered why LUL have not been more innovative in finding solutions to help them.

    Comment by fammorris | September 20, 2021 | Reply

    • I think we could make more use of inclined lifts. Crossrail will have a few!

      Comment by AnonW | September 20, 2021 | Reply

      • Absolutely, funnily enough I never thought I’d see such a soluti

        Comment by fammorris | September 20, 2021

  3. One of the problems with Kennington is there is only one set of stairs to each platform. If there are two, it’s probably possible to update one to a lift and a staircase, whilst passengers use the other.

    I also wonder what the soil is like? At Bank, where it is probably clay, they have been able to use the Victorian Human Tunneling Method.

    Comment by AnonW | September 21, 2021 | Reply


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