Circles Go Round in Circles and H&C's Hammersmith -Aldgate

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  1. simple simon

    simple simon Member

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    Of course it is because of engineering works, but today Circle Line trains
    were going "Loop de Loop" by which I mean travelling the full circle,
    including Baker Street to High Street Kensington direct whilst Hammersmith &
    City Line trains were running between Hammersmith and Aldgate, as they did
    (for a while) in the 1870's.

    When I set out from home this morning I was wondering whether the
    Hammersmith and City service would actually be withdrawn and instead either
    the Circle Line or the District Line trains that terminate at Edgware Road
    would be extended to Aldgate.

    Simon
     
  2. Deerfold

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    Yes that nearly caught me out - I travelled from Baker Street to Shepherd's Bush Market and nearly caught a Circle Line train.

    Whilst I'm sure there were posters, I was surprised that the only clue on the signs was the "via West Kensington" on the display.
     
  3. bluegoblin7

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    I'd be concerned if my Circle line train was going via West Kensington... <D

    I have to say it wasn't particularly well advertised at stations - even after having read the details in my Traffic Circular I forgot that it was happening until I spied the DMIs to advise a customer of their next train "to change at Edgware Road". :oops:
     
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    Oops. Perhaps it was High St Kensingston :oops:
     
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    Or maybe a District Line had inadvertently got extended beyond Edgware Road.:)
     
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