Barbican tube station

London Underground station

Barbican is a London Underground station serving the Barbican Centre in the City of London, England. It is on the Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines. It is between Farringdon and Moorgate. It is in Travelcard Zone 1. First Capital Connect trains used to stop at this station on their way to Moorgate station, but this stopped in March 2009. The outbound service calling here was abandoned many years before.

Barbican London Underground
Barbican tube station MMB 02.jpg
Looking east along the platforms.
Local authorityCity of London
Managed byLondon Underground
Station codeZBB
Number of platforms2
Fare zone1
London Underground annual entry and exit
2009Decrease 9.261 million[1]
2013Increase 10.46 million[1]
2014Increase 11.44 million[1]
2015Decrease 11.28 million[1]
2016Increase 11.97 million[1]
2017Decrease 11.83 million[1]
National Rail annual entry and exit
2006–070.045 million[2]
Key dates
23 December 1865 (23 December 1865)Opened as Aldersgate Street[3]
1 November 1910Renamed as Aldersgate[3]
24 October 1924Renamed as Aldersgate and Barbican[3]
1 December 1968Renamed as Barbican[3][4]
1976Services from Great Northern via Widened Lines cease.
1982Electrified services from Bedford line commence
2009Thameslink services cease
Other information
Lists of stations
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Service patternsEdit

Preceding station     London Underground   Following station
towards Hammersmith
Circle line
towards Edgware Road
towards Hammersmith
Hammersmith & City line
towards Barking
Metropolitan line
towards Aldgate
Disused railways
Farringdon   First Capital Connect
Peak Hours Only
  London Moorgate



  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 "Multi-year station entry-and-exit figures" (XLSX). London Underground station passenger usage data. Transport for London. January 2018. Retrieved 22 July 2018.
  2. "Station usage estimates". Rail statistics. Office of Rail Regulation. Please note: Some methodology may vary year on year.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Butt (1995), page 14
  4. Butt (1995), page 26

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