Search

Hampstead and Highgate Underground Stations open during Tube strike

09:59 05 February 2014

Hampstead Station running normally following the Tube strike. Picture: Nigel Sutton.

Hampstead Station running normally following the Tube strike. Picture: Nigel Sutton.

© Nigel Sutton email pictures@nigelsuttonphotography.com

Hampstead and Highgate Underground Stations are open as usual this morning despite Transport for London (TfL) warning commuters they would be shut during the Tube strike.

A good service has been running on the Northern line all morning, the only Underground line to be working as normal.

Hampstead, Highgate, and Belsize Park stations, which were advertised to close, are all open with trains stopping about every five minutes.

Tufnell Park station is closed, however.

Commuters have reported that there are no queues at these stations.

A TfL spokesman said that as more staff turned up for work than expected this morning, it was able to safely open some of the stations it had planned to close during the 48-hour Tube strike, which began last night at about 9.30pm.

0 comments

Latest News Stories

13:00
Camden families have been defying new government rules and taking their children on holidays during school term time. Picture: PA File.

Dozens of Camden families have defied new government rules banning pupils from going on holiday during school term time, new figures reveal.

09:51
Hampstead SNP vice-chair Linda Chung

A ban on anti-social street drinking in Camden could be extended to cover Hampstead Heath to fight a plague of “aggressive” nuisance drinkers, police have revealed.

11:55
Cllr Peter Brayshaw.

Camden’s Labour councillors have expressed their shock at the sudden death of much-loved colleague Cllr Peter Brayshaw.

10:47
What the new building is expected to look like

Another conservation group has added to concerns over proposals to build a £42million world-leading research centre next to a Grade I-listed building, saying it will “substantially harm its setting”.

Most read news

The mother of seven of the children suffered serious stab wounds. She remains in a stable condition in hospital.

According to the MoD, the answer is a resounded “yes”.

Prices are dropping like nobody’s business – and they’re set to fall further in January.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Hampstead & Highgate Express e-edition today E-edition