Green Park tube station
Green Park is an underground station of the London Underground in the urban district of City of Westminster. It is located in the Travelcard Zone 1 and is located at the northeast corner of Green Park, near the intersection of Piccadilly Street with Queen's Walk. Here are three lines intersect at different levels. Below the distributor level with the main hall are the platforms of the Piccadilly Line, among those are the Victoria Line and the Jubilee Line. In 2011, 31.72 million passengers used the station.
As the first section of the Great Northern, Piccadilly & Brompton Railway ( predecessor company of Piccadilly Line) was opened on December 15, 1906, the station was still Dover Street. At the beginning of the 1930s it was fully rebuilt; thereby shifted to the entrance a little to the east, to create space for escalators. During construction, the closure of the nearby station Down Street was. The renovated station is named on 18 September 1933 completion of the work in Green Park has to offer.
From the mid- 1960s, the station had to be expanded significantly. The reason for this was that Green Park was built within just ten years into an important transportation hub. The platforms of the Victoria Line took on 7 March 1969 operation, those of the Jubilee Line on 1 May 1979.
After its opening, the Jubilee Line led initially to Charing Cross. This terminus is, however, closed since 1999 because the lines was pivoted in the direction of Westminster. From the southern end of the platform from the old tunnel can still be seen. Due to the terrorist attacks of 7 July 2005, the station on the Piccadilly Line was closed for a few weeks. On 4 August 2005, the reopening took place.