Another modest proposal…

A bit of useful infrastructure that could be done relatively quickly (in the case of the Seven Sisters to Edmonton Green bit) and would provide all sorts of handy linkages in the case of the other sections: three extensions to the Victoria Line. Apologies for poor rendering again, it’s down and dirty Paintbrush rather than anything fancier.

Northern extensions to the Victoria Line

Two northern extensions could be added – one from Seven Sisters platform 4, continuing through the depot with a station at Northumberland Park serving White Hart Lane football ground, then Angel Road before going underground again under the cemetery and terminating at Edmonton Green; another continuing from Walthamstow to Whipps Cross and then meeting the Central Line at Leytonstone, thus linking the Essex and East London suburbs with North London.

ADDENDUM: The line could run underground from Angel Road to Edmonton Green as a cut and cover (i.e. shallow) line as there is what seems to be a disused railroad track along the edge of the cemetery already.

Victoria Line Southern Extension

A southern loop could be added from Brixton, calling at Herne Hill, Streatham Common and Streatham Hill, serving a big chunk of south London currently off the tube network and also enabling trains to turn around without waiting.

Published in: on December 2, 2011 at 11:43 am  Comments (1)  

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  1. Could probably fit in a station at West Norwood too, between Herne Hill and Streatham

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