Notting Hill Gate, Netting Hill High Street, for the E. part of
Kensington High Street, Kensington, ('3 M. from Holland
House and Park.
Brompton (Gloucester Road).
Branch Line to West Brompton and Addison Road (trains
every 20 min.).
South Kensington, Cromwell Road, station for South Kensington
Museum (3min. to the N.), National Portrait Gallery, Albert Hall,
Albert Memorial, and Horticultural Society's Gardens.
Sloane Square, near Chelsea Hospital, station for Battersea
Park and Cremorne Gardens.
Victoria, opposite Victoria Terminus (London, Chatham, and
Dover and Brighton Railways), i/i M. from Buckingham Palace.
St. James's Park, Tothill Street, near Birdcage Walk, to the
S. of St. James's Park.
Westminster Bridge, Victoria Embankment, at the AV. end of
AVestminster Bridge, station for the Houses of Parliament, AVest-
minster Abbey, Law Courts in AVestminster Hall, etc.
Charing Cross, near Hungerford Bridge, for Charing Cross,
Trafalgar Square, and West Strand.
Temple, between Somerset House and the Temple, below
Blackfriars, Bridge Street, adjacent to Blackfriars Bridge, near
Ludgate Hill Station (London, Chatham, and Dover Railway). From
AVestminster to Blackfriars the line runs below the A'ictoria Em¬
bankment (p. 102).
Mansion House, corner of Cannon Street and Oucen A'ictoria
Street, terminus for the City.
Trains run on the main line between Aldgate and the Mansion
House, and vice versa, from 6 a.m. to nearly midnight, at intervals
of 5-10 min. during the day, and of 15 min. before 8 a.m. or after
The stations generally occupy open sites, and are lighted from
above, many of them being roofed with glass. The carriages are com¬
fortable and roomy, and are lighted with gas. The stranger will
have no difficulty in finding the stations, as they are all furnished
with their names, painted in conspicuous letters on the outside.
The booking-office is generally on a level with the street, at the
top of the flight of stairs leading down to the railway. The official
who checks the tickets points out the right platform. After
reaching the platform the traveller had better enquire whether the
train for his destination is the first that conies up or one of those
that follow. It may, however, be useful to know that the trains of
the 'inner circle' (from Mansion House, to Aldgate and vice versa)
have one white light on the engine; trains from the Mansion
House to Hammersmith, two horizontal lights; trains for West-