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Nigel
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Embankment

Post by Nigel » 18 Oct 2013, 14:28

There will be no Northern or Bakerloo line trains stopping at Embankment for most of next year:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-24580778

Given the District and Circle will continue to stop, presumably just a pass through should not be permitted on challenge? That said, I suspect that most routes do go through Embankment on the District and Circle (otherwise you are either running to/from Temple or doing it as a double-back). I suspect also that a replanning of some people's routes will be required for next year's Zone 1. (I know I changed at Embankment this year.)

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Re: Embankment

Post by tractakid » 18 Oct 2013, 14:36

This may well mean a Charing Cross-Embankment run will feature at some point next year.

The All Lines challenge will suffer most, I think. Not even worth attempting next year.
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Re: Embankment

Post by The Orange One » 18 Oct 2013, 16:49

I think it could possibly be worth doing - remember Waterloo to Charing Cross is a non-stop journey so a move like:

Waterloo - Charing Cross Northern
Charing Cross - Piccadilly Circus Bakerloo

could be worth doing.

But then the sheer trouble of the Bakerloo Northern run at Charing Cross means it may be trouble after all...

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Re: Embankment

Post by The Raven » 20 Oct 2013, 11:00

Might go for a last few All Line record in early January.
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Re: Embankment

Post by The Orange One » 02 Nov 2014, 20:02

Embankment is open everyone! Now, for want of a Bond Street (and a Gloucester Road, I guess, but that's less important because the District)...
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Re: Embankment

Post by FelixJ20000 » 03 Nov 2014, 11:07

That news article was from 2013! We've had it! Escalators are replaced! Wow

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