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Aldgate tube station
Location of Aldgate in Central London
|Local authority||City of London|
|Managed by||London Underground|
|Number of platforms||4|
|OSI||Fenchurch Street |
|London Underground annual entry and exit|
|18 November 1876||Opened|
|Lists of stations|
The station is on the Circle Line between Tower Hill and Liverpool Street. It is also the eastern terminus of the Metropolitan line. It is in Travelcard Zone 1, and its ticket office is part-time only.
Platforms 1 and 4 at Aldgate are two of the only three platforms on the network to be served exclusively by the Circle Line (the other being Platform 2 at Gloucester Road). All other Circle Line platforms are shared by the District, Metropolitan and/or Hammersmith & City Lines.
Aldgate tube station is important in Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes story The Adventure of the Bruce-Partington Plans. In the story, Cadogan West is found dead on the tracks near the station. We later know that the body was placed on top of the train before its arrival at the station.
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|Preceding station||London Underground||Following station|
towards Baker Street
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