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London Tube Stations, Routes and Historical Information

The Metropolitan Line

The Metropolitan Line on the London Tube Map runs from Aldgate to Chesham (with several branches) and is represented on the tube map by a dark magenta line. The line and various branches add up to 41 miles of track, handling 53 million journeys every year.

The first underground railway in the world, the Metropolitan Line opened in January 1863 and is the 9th busiest line on the London Underground. The main line runs from Amersham to Aldgate and there are branches to Uxbridge, Chesham and Watford.

metropolitan line tube map

The Metropolitan Line remains the fastest line on the Undergound despite speeds being cut from 70mph to 50/60mph. Along with the Central Line, it is also one of only two lines that cross the M25 motorway.

Map Colour Magenta
Year Operated 1863
Year Opened 1863
Year Named 1863
Length 41.5mi (66.4km)
Journeys 53,000,000
Stations Aldgate
Amersham
Baker Street
Barbican
Chalfont & Latimer
Chesham
Chorleywood
Croxley
Eastcote
Euston Square
Farringdon
Finchley Road
Great Portland Street
Harrow-on-the-Hill
Hillingdon
Ickenham
King's Cross St. Pancras
Liverpool Street
Moor Park
Moorgate
North Harrow
Northwick Park
Northwood
Northwood Hills
Pinner
Preston Road
Rayners Lane
Rickmansworth
Ruislip
Ruislip Manor
Uxbridge
Watford
Wembley Park
West Harrow