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Waterloo station

Waterloo is a major train station located in the Waterloo district of London, which was itself named after the Battle of Waterloo.

Waterloo station

Waterloo station itself is the original mainline station. Trains run to the south-west of England and are mostly operated by South West Trains

Waterloo tube station is a London Underground station. It is on the Bakerloo Line between Lambeth North and Embankment, the Jubilee Line between Westminster and Southwark, the Northern Line between Kennington and Embankment, and the Waterloo and City Line leading to Bank.

The Bakerloo line started serving it on March 10, 1906.

Waterloo International station adjoins it; this has its own two-level concourse and train shed for Eurostar trains to Belgium and France.

Waterloo East station is connected by a footbridge. This is a stop on the main line from Charing Cross station, connecting with London Bridge Station and serving destinations in south London, Surrey, Sussex and Kent. Platforms on Waterloo East are identified by letters rather than numbers, presumably to avoid confusion for staff working on both stations.

The station is linked to the London Eye by elevated walkways. Two matching footbridgess cross the River Thames either side of the rail bridge from Waterloo East to Charing Cross station. The two footbridges were rebuilt in 2002. The bridges are both called the Hungerford footbridge.

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