- Caledonian Road tube station
Caledonian Road station is located on the north end of Caledonian Road in Holloway, north
London. The station continues to use lifts, never having been upgraded to escalators. Unusually for stations of its era, the elevators descend directly to platform level with no secondary staircases. In recent times this has meant that the station is now advertised as "Step Free" on line maps without rebuilding work taking place.
The next southbound station from Caledonian Road was originally York Road. This station closed in 1932, but can still be seen from trains.
The typical off-peak service from this station is as follows:
*12 tph to
Heathrow Airportvia Central London
*3 tph to Rayners Lane via Central London
*3 tph to Uxbridge via Central London
*3 tph to Northfields via Central London
*18 tph to Cockfosters
*3 tph to Arnos Grove
Transport and local connections
London Busesroutes 17, 91 and 259 serve the station. Route 274 stops close by.
Caledonian Road and Barnsbury station on the
North London Lineis about half a mile to the south.
The station is close to
Pentonville Prisonand Caledonian Park, the site of the former Victorian Metropolitan Cattle Market, is a short distance away on Market Road.
Leslie Green- architect of stations on the Piccadilly Line.
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