Friday, 16 December 2011
Hampstead to Belsize Park Underground
A walk overground down the hill from Hampstead Station to Belsize Park Station. Hampstead Underground Station is on the Edgware branch of the Northern line. It was opened on 22 June 1907 by the Charing Cross, Euston & Hampstead Railway. The station platforms are the deepest on the London Underground network, at 58.5 metres or 192 feet below ground level. It has the deepest lift shaft on the Underground at 181 feet which houses high-speed lifts. There is also a spiral emergency staircase, made up of over 320 steps.