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Have you used Charing Cross station’s rear entrance?
Have you used Charing Cross station’s rear entrance?

Have you used Charing Cross station’s rear entrance?

Charing Cross station has a grand frontage with its hotel, Eleanor Cross, and courtyard, but there's also another entrance that's far less well known.

Mar
28
The subterranean world of the Charing Cross Collectors Market
The subterranean world of the Charing Cross Collectors Market

The subterranean world of the Charing Cross Collectors Market

Deep underneath Charing Cross station is a small car park, and on Saturdays it's filled with men buying and selling coins, medals, stamps, and ephemera.

Aug
26
2020
Tickets Alert: Train trip into the Jubilee line’s overrun tunnels
Tickets Alert: Train trip into the Jubilee line’s overrun tunnels

Tickets Alert: Train trip into the Jubilee line’s overrun tunnels

There's a chance next month to visit a part of the Jubilee line rarely seen - the overrun tunnels that run beyond Charing Cross station towards Aldwych.

Oct
14
2019
Plans to close the Charing Cross station underpass
Plans to close the Charing Cross station underpass

Plans to close the Charing Cross station underpass

A curious space under the streets outside Charing Cross station, filled with odd shops is likely to close if a plan by the building owners is approved.

Sep
09
2019
War of the Worlds comes to the London Underground
War of the Worlds comes to the London Underground

War of the Worlds comes to the London Underground

The London Underground is set to make a staring role in the latest attempt to turn H.G. Wells' War of the Worlds into a TV series.

Jul
08
2019
Charing Cross Station could be extended across the Thames
Charing Cross Station could be extended across the Thames

Charing Cross Station could be extended across the Thames

A plan has emerged that could see Charing Cross station rebuilt in a style similar to Blackfriars, with platforms running across the Thames.

Mar
19
2017
Unbuilt London: The almost story of a loop railway under Southwark
Unbuilt London: The almost story of a loop railway under Southwark

Unbuilt London: The almost story of a loop railway under Southwark

Imagine a tube tunnel running under Southwark and the City, but carrying full-size mainline trains -- and you would be imagining something that was actually proposed.

Apr
05
2015
What are they building at Charing Cross Railway Station?
What are they building at Charing Cross Railway Station?

What are they building at Charing Cross Railway Station?

Anyone who uses Charing Cross station in recent weeks cannot help to have noticed that changes are underfoot, but maybe not realise just how much is about to change.

Feb
09
2014
150th anniversary of Charing Cross Railway Station
150th anniversary of Charing Cross Railway Station

150th anniversary of Charing Cross Railway Station

Today marks the 150th anniversary of the grand -- well, actually not so grand -- opening of London Charing Cross railway station.

Jan
11
2014