and other railways run suburban trains in connection with the Me¬
tropolitan linos. In 1877 the .Metropolitan Railway Company con¬
veyed no fewer than 56 million passengers, or more than one mil¬
lion per week, at an average rate of about twopence per journey.
Over the quadruple part of the line, between Farringdon street
and .Moorgate street, 568 trains run every week-day. The principal
stations on the metropolitan lines arc the following (comp. Rail¬
way .Map) : —
Aldgate, Houndsditch, in Leadenhall and Fenchurch Street, for
the Docks and Tower, the City terminus.
Bishopsgate, near the Liverpool Street (Great Eastern) and
Broad Street (North ot London) stations.
Moorgate Street, close to Finsbury Circus, 5 min. from the
Bank, chief station for the City.
Aldersgate Street, Long Lane, near the General Post Office
and Smithfield Aleat .Market(branch-line to the latter, see p. 21);
change for Ludgate Hill, Crystal Palace, and London, Chatham,
and Dover Railway.
Farringdon Street, in Clerkenwell, lji M. to the N. of Holborn
Viaduct, connected with Holborn Viaduct and Ludgate Hill stations
(see p. 28) ; trains to and from the latter (London, Chatham, and
Dover Railway) every 10 min.
King's Cross, corner of Peutonville Road and Gray's Inn Road,
connected with the Great Northern and Midland Railways.
Gower Street, near F^ustou Square (North Western) Terminus.
Portland Road, Park Square, at the S. F. angle of Regent's
Park, '/-i M. from the S. entrance of the Zoological Gardens (by
the Broad Walk); omnibus to Oxford Circus and Piccadilly Circus
in connection with the trains.
Baker Street, corner of York Place, another station for the Bot¬
anic and Zoological Gardens. A few hundred paces to the S., in
Baker Street, is Madame Tussaud's (p. 38).
Branch Line to Swiss Cottage, via St. John's Wood Road and
Marlborough Road. Trains every 10 min.
Edgeware Road, Chapel Street.
Branch Line to Bishop's Road, Royal Oak, Westbourne Park,
Notting Hill (the last two stations are both near Kensal Green Ce¬
metery), Latimer Road, Shepherd's Bush, Hammersmith (trains
every 15 min.); also to Turnham Green, Gunncrsbury, Keiv Gar¬
dens, Richmond (trains every hour, from Bishop's Road to Richmond
in 28 min.). — From Latimer Road branch-line to the left to Ux-
Iridge Road, Addison Road (Kensington), Earl's Court, and Bramp¬
ton (Gloucester Road), see below; trains every '/ohx.—Omnibus to
Praed Street (Paddington), opposite the Great Western Hotel
and the Paddington Station.
Queen's Road (Bayswater), N. side of Kensington Gardens.