The Chicken 2.0 UYE brought me to Highgate Tube station. Located on the High Barnet branch of the Northern line, this station station serves the communities of Highgate, Muswell Hill and Crouch End
Its location in a hilly area of London is reinforced immediately on exit. My tip to you is to take the exit served by the escalator if you're heading north. Otherwise, you face an uphill...more
A pleasant enough Underground station on the Northern Line's High Barnet branch, between Archway and East Finchley, in Travelcard Zone 3. It is the last station that is actually underground on this line before it exits into the open air. Therefore, no wifi or mobile signal here.
Interesting factoid: American TV host Jerry Springer was born in this station.more
I'm afriad I can't give such a good history lesson as the previous review to mine, but I do like HIghgate station. Every morning on the way to work, it feels like a little adventure getting to the tube. There are two ways in; you can either brave the steep winding hill way (not advisable in heels!) or you can go around the corner and take the slightly less adventurous steps.
Highgate is a major station on the High Barnet branch of the Northern Line, serving both Highgate and part of Crouch End to the east, as well as Southwood hospital. It is used by just under 4.5 million passengers a year.
The station has a complex but interesting history. The first station here opened in 1867, on a branch of the Great Northern Railway from Finsbury Park to Edgware. The...more