Victoria line

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The Victoria line is a London Underground line that runs between in south London and in the north-east, via the West End.wikipedia
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Waterloo & City line

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It is coloured light blue on the Tube map and is one of the only two lines on the network to run completely underground, the other being the Waterloo & City line.
However, in terms of the average number of journeys per mile it is the second-most intensively-used line behind the Victoria line.

London Victoria station

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The line was completed to Victoria station in March 1969 and was opened by Queen Elizabeth II who rode a train from Green Park to Victoria.
The Underground station is on the Circle and District lines between and, and the Victoria line between and.

Green Park tube station

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The line was completed to Victoria station in March 1969 and was opened by Queen Elizabeth II who rode a train from Green Park to Victoria. During construction of the first stage of the Jubilee line in 1979, the motifs on Green Park station were replaced by others matching the design for the Jubilee line platforms.
It is served by the Jubilee, Piccadilly and Victoria lines.

London Underground 1967 Stock

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The 2009 Tube Stock replaced the original 1967 Tube Stock trains.
The London Underground 1967 Stock was a type of deep-level tube stock which operated on the Victoria line of the London Underground from when the line first opened on 1 September 1968 until 30 June 2011.

London Underground

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The Victoria line is a London Underground line that runs between in south London and in the north-east, via the West End.
Also during the 1960s, the Victoria line was dug under central London and, unlike the earlier tunnels, did not follow the roads above.

Pimlico tube station

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The southern extension to Brixton opened in 1971, and Pimlico station was added in 1972.
It is on the Victoria line between Victoria and Vauxhall in Zone 1.

London Underground 2009 Stock

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The 2009 Tube Stock replaced the original 1967 Tube Stock trains.
A total of 47 eight-car trains have been built for the Victoria line, entering passenger service between July 2009 and June 2011 and replacing the 1967 Tube Stock.

Cost–benefit analysis

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For the first time cost–benefit analysis was used to ensure the line would be built within budget and be profitable.
CBA for transport investment began in the UK with the M1 motorway project and was later used for many projects, including the London Underground's Victoria line.

Walthamstow

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In 1948, a working party set up by the British Transport Commission (BTC) proposed a tube railway from Victoria to Walthamstow, largely based on a 1946 plan for a Croydon-to-Finsbury Park line.
It is the northern terminus of the London Underground Victoria line, which provides the area with a direct connection to Tottenham, the West End and Brixton.

Euston tube station

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The line was planned to have cross-platform interchanges at Oxford Circus, Euston and (with the Bakerloo, Northern (Bank) and Piccadilly lines respectively) and at Walthamstow Central to provide a quick and easy connection between the new line and existing services.
Euston is a London Underground station served by the Victoria line and both central branches of the Northern line.

Piccadilly line

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It was designed to reduce congestion on other lines, particularly the Piccadilly line and the branch of the Northern line.
During the planning stages of the Victoria line, a proposal was put forward to transfer Manor House station to the new line, and also to build new "direct" tunnels from Finsbury Park to Turnpike Lane station, thereby cutting the journey time in and out of central London.

Oxford Circus tube station

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The line was planned to have cross-platform interchanges at Oxford Circus, Euston and (with the Bakerloo, Northern (Bank) and Piccadilly lines respectively) and at Walthamstow Central to provide a quick and easy connection between the new line and existing services.
The station is an interchange between the Bakerloo, Central and Victoria lines.

County of London Plan

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The first proposal for a railway in this area appeared in the County of London Plan, published in 1943.
Among them were 'route 8', from East Croydon to Finsbury Park, in tunnel from Norbury via Streatham, Brixton and the Victoria line route, except Victoria-Hyde Park Corner-Bond St-Euston.

Northern line

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It was designed to reduce congestion on other lines, particularly the Piccadilly line and the branch of the Northern line.

Automatic train operation

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The Victoria line is operated using automatic train operation, but all trains still carry drivers.

Tottenham

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Initial construction began in January 1960, when two test tunnels were started from Tottenham to Manor House under Seven Sisters Road.
The Victoria line passes through Tottenham, calling at Seven Sisters and Tottenham Hale.

Warren Street tube station

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The next section to Warren Street, opened on 1 December 1968, again without ceremony.
It is part of the Northern and Victoria lines.

Stockwell tube station

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The 3.5 mile extension from Victoria to Brixton with stations at and Stockwell was approved in March 1966.
It is located on the Northern line between Oval and Clapham North stations, and on the Victoria line between Brixton and Vauxhall stations.

Night Tube

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A 24-hour Night Tube service on Friday and Saturday nights, due to start in September 2015 on the entire line was delayed because of strike action.
The Night Tube and London Overground Night Service, often referred to simply as Night Tube is a service pattern on the London Underground and London Overground systems which provides night-time services to travellers on Friday and Saturday nights on the Central, Jubilee, Northern, Piccadilly, and Victoria lines, and a short section of the London Overground’s East London line.

District line

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Another proposal not in the Bill, supported an extension from Victoria to Fulham Broadway on the District line terminating at Edmonton instead of Walthamstow.

Central line (London Underground)

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Proposals were made to extend the line north to South Woodford or Woodford to provide interchange with the Central line.
A shuttle operated on the section from Hainault to Woodford after a train of 1960 Stock was modified to test the automatic train operation system to be used on the Victoria line.

South Woodford tube station

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Proposals were made to extend the line north to South Woodford or Woodford to provide interchange with the Central line.
During the planning of the Victoria line, route options included a continuation of the line from Walthamstow Central to Woodford or South Woodford stations.

Northern City Line

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That October, the Northern City Line closed between and so that the latter station could be redesigned for a cross-platform interchange between the Victoria and Piccadilly lines.
Services were cut back from Finsbury Park to Drayton Park in 1964, to make room for the Victoria line to use the low-level platforms at Finsbury Park.

Cross-platform interchange

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The line was planned to have cross-platform interchanges at Oxford Circus, Euston and (with the Bakerloo, Northern (Bank) and Piccadilly lines respectively) and at Walthamstow Central to provide a quick and easy connection between the new line and existing services.

Jubilee line

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During construction of the first stage of the Jubilee line in 1979, the motifs on Green Park station were replaced by others matching the design for the Jubilee line platforms.
Line C opened as the Victoria line, in stages, from 1968 to 1972.