Northern line extension

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Over 2 million journeys since the Northern line extension opened
Over 2 million journeys since the Northern line extension opened

Over 2 million journeys since the Northern line extension opened

It's just two stops and opened during a pandemic, but the Northern line extension to Battersea power station has already clocked up its 2 millionth journey.

Mar
25
Northern line extension adds a new station to the Cross-London interchanges
Northern line extension adds a new station to the Cross-London interchanges

Northern line extension adds a new station to the Cross-London interchanges

The opening of the Northern line extension to Battersea has caused a change to the list of Cross London Interchanges that are permitted for people using National Rail.

Dec
13
2021
A light display to celebrate the opening of the Northern line extension
A light display to celebrate the opening of the Northern line extension

A light display to celebrate the opening of the Northern line extension

Later this month there will be a light installation will project route of the Nothern line extension into the sky and illuminate the stations and buildings along the way with visual projections.

Oct
14
2021
The Northern line extension opened today
The Northern line extension opened today

The Northern line extension opened today

At 5:28am this morning, the first paying passengers caught their first train on the Northern line extension at Battersea.

Sep
20
2021
Northern line extension’s opening date announced
Northern line extension’s opening date announced

Northern line extension’s opening date announced

The Northern line extension on the London Underground to Nine Elms and Battersea Power Station will open on the 20th September, TfL has confirmed.

Sep
03
2021
London Underground’s Northern line extension starts trial operations
London Underground’s Northern line extension starts trial operations

London Underground’s Northern line extension starts trial operations

The Northern line extension between Kennington and Battersea has entered the final trial operations stage ahead of its opening later this year.

Jul
08
2021
Kennington tube station is changing from a Zone 2 station to a Zone 1/2 station
Kennington tube station is changing from a Zone 2 station to a Zone 1/2 station

Kennington tube station is changing from a Zone 2 station to a Zone 1/2 station

Kennington station, which is currently in Zone 2 is to become a mixed Zones 1 and 2 station from this Sunday (16th May) as part of the preparations for the Northern line extension.

May
13
2021
Nine Elms tube station gets approval for residential towers
Nine Elms tube station gets approval for residential towers

Nine Elms tube station gets approval for residential towers

A cluster of residential flats to be built above the new Nine Elms tube station have been approved by Lambeth Council.

May
04
2021
TfL updates on Northern line extension progress
TfL updates on Northern line extension progress

TfL updates on Northern line extension progress

Works to complete the Northern line extension to Battersea are continuing ahead of the line's expected opening this Autumn.

Apr
20
2021
Housing approved for Northern line extension building site
Housing approved for Northern line extension building site

Housing approved for Northern line extension building site

A worksite in Kennington currently being used for the Northern line extension is set to be redeveloped as a mixed residential and light industrial estate.

Jan
06
2021
London Underground runs first tube trains on the Northern line extension
London Underground runs first tube trains on the Northern line extension

London Underground runs first tube trains on the Northern line extension

Tube trains have made their first test trips along the Northern line extension to Battersea over the Christmas break.

Jan
04
2021
Northern line extension to Battersea – construction update
Northern line extension to Battersea – construction update

Northern line extension to Battersea – construction update

The latest local newsletters have been sent with details of the works going on to complete construction of the Northern line extension to Battersea Power Station.

Dec
30
2020
A grand procession to open the Northern line extension
A grand procession to open the Northern line extension

A grand procession to open the Northern line extension

The opening of London Underground's new Northern line extension could be marked by a public celebratory procession along the route of the tunnels.

Nov
07
2020
London Underground’s Northern line extension progress report
London Underground’s Northern line extension progress report

London Underground’s Northern line extension progress report

London Underground's new extension of the Northern line is continuing, and some updates about progress have recently been provided.

Nov
03
2020
London Underground’s Northern line extension construction restarting
London Underground’s Northern line extension construction restarting

London Underground’s Northern line extension construction restarting

A series of updates posted on the Northern line extension website has outlined how they are restarting work in their socially distanced construction sites.

Jun
30
2020
First Tube roundels installed at new Northern line extension stations
First Tube roundels installed at new Northern line extension stations

First Tube roundels installed at new Northern line extension stations

One of the distinctive moments that turns a hole in the ground into a tube station has taken place - with the installation of tube roundels on the Northern line extension.

Feb
20
2020
London Underground’s Northern line extension – a construction update
London Underground’s Northern line extension – a construction update

London Underground’s Northern line extension – a construction update

At Battersea Power Station station, the civils team have been drawing their activities to a close as the site transitions into the ‘fit out’ stage of works with multiple specialist sub-contractors now on board.

Jul
16
2019
Engineering train travels full length of the Northern Line Extension for the first time
Engineering train travels full length of the Northern Line Extension for the first time

Engineering train travels full length of the Northern Line Extension for the first time

The Northern Line Extension to Battersea has passed a milestone after an engineering train successfully travelled the entire length of the new tunnels from Kennington to Battersea, for the first time.

Jun
14
2019
London Underground’s Northern line extension – a construction update
London Underground’s Northern line extension – a construction update

London Underground’s Northern line extension – a construction update

Building works continue on the Northern line extension to Battersea, and their latest updates give an overview of works carried out since the start of the year.

Mar
21
2019
London Underground’s Northern line extension – construction update
London Underground’s Northern line extension – construction update

London Underground’s Northern line extension – construction update

An occasional look at the works on the Northern line extension building the new London Underground line to Battersea Station.

Nov
27
2018
Northern line to Battersea extension – a construction update
Northern line to Battersea extension – a construction update

Northern line to Battersea extension – a construction update

A periodical look at the construction of the Northern line extension to Battersea.

Nov
06
2018
An update on the latest Northern line extension construction works
An update on the latest Northern line extension construction works

An update on the latest Northern line extension construction works

Works on the Northern line extension towards Battersea has seen a number of milestones over the past couple of months.

Mar
07
2018
First train tries out new Northern line extension track
First train tries out new Northern line extension track

First train tries out new Northern line extension track

The very first train has travelled on the extension of the Northern Line to Nine Elms and Battersea.

Jan
11
2018
Approval given for new tube station at Battersea
Approval given for new tube station at Battersea

Approval given for new tube station at Battersea

Plans for one of the two new tube stations on the Northern line extension have been approved.

Dec
22
2017