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Camden Town tube station

Camden Town tube station is a major crossover point for the two branches of the Northern Line and the busiest station on the entire London Underground. The station gets particularly busy at the weekend with tourists visiting Camden Market and Camden High Street; to prevent overcrowding on the platforms, entry to the station from the street is restricted on Sunday afternoons.

Camden town tube station

Northbound the next stations are Chalk Farm and Kentish town, southbound they are Mornington Crescent, and Euston. The station is in zone 2.

London Underground are currently in the process of applying for planning permission to demolish the old station and replace it with a modern building. The plans include demolishing Buck Street Market, commonly known as Camden Market, the Electric Ballroom and several houses and shops.

In 2003 the points south of the station were the site of a derailment, which caused damage severe enough that much of the Northern Line was closed for over a week, and trains presently do not interchange between the branches at it.

Camden Town is one of eight London Underground stations with a deep-level air-raid shelter underneath it.

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