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Green Park tube station

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Unique tilework at this station represents the many trees in nearby Green Park
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Jubilee Line platform, with train arriving, at Green Park underground station


Green Park tube station is a London Underground station located on the north side of Green Park itself, on Piccadilly close to its intersection with the pedestrian Queen's Walk. It is in Travelcard Zone 1.

It is between Bond Street and Westminster on the Jubilee Line, Victoria and Oxford Circus on the Victoria Line and Hyde Park Corner and Piccadilly Circus on the Piccadilly Line.

When the station was opened with the rest of the Piccadilly railway on December 15, 1906 it was known as Dover Street; the name was changed when the entrance moved to accommodate new escalators in 1933. When the station was rebuilt the adjacent little-used station at Down Street to the west (towards Hyde Park Corner) was taken out of use.

The Victoria Line platforms opened on March 7, 1969, and those for the Jubilee Line on May 1, 1979.

When the Jubilee Line opened the next station south from here was Charing Cross but that station was closed when the Jubilee line was extended on a new alignment towards Westminter. When travelling on a Jubilee line train, the old tunnel direction can be seen briefly to the south of the station.

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