- Russell Square tube station
Russell Square is a
London Undergroundstation on Bernard Street, Bloomsburyin the London Borough of Camden. It is a small but busy station, used by office workers and tourists staying in Bloomsbury's numerous hotels.
The station was designed by
Leslie Green, [ [http://www.dougrose.co.uk/ London Underground's Edwardian Tile Patterns ] ] and opened on 15 December, 1906.
It is not far from the
British Museum, Great Ormond Street Hospitaland Russell Square Gardens. The station is located in Travelcard Zone 1, and is between Holborn and King's Cross St Pancras on the Piccadilly Line.
Access to trains
Russell Square station has three lifts but no
escalators. The platforms can also be reached by a spiral staircase with 177 steps, although signs in the station indicate that there are 175 steps.
2005 London bombings
On 7 July 2005 in a co-ordinated bomb attack, an explosion in a train travelling between King's Cross's St. Pancras and Russell Square resulted in the deaths of 26 people.
* [http://www.tfl.gov.uk/tfl/ TFL.]
* [http://london.openguides.org/index.cgi?Russell_Square_Station Open Guide]
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