Moorgate Station

  • EC2Y 9TH

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Lines Served

Metropolitan Line: west <--- Barbican <--- Moorgate ---> Liverpool Street ---> east
Northern Line: north <--- Old Street <--- Moorgate ---> Bank ---> south
see note below
west <--- Barbican <--- Moorgate terminates here
see note below
north <--- Old Street <--- Moorgate terminates here

National rail services only operate during weekdays, as follows:

  • Thameslink: limited service M-F peak hours only
  • WAGN: all day M-F

Circle Line, Hammersmith and City Line: as Metropolitan Line.


Cross Platform Interchanges between westbound Circle/Metropolitan/H&C lines and the Thameslink platforms. Thameslink trains only call here during peak times, though.


Moorgate station is formed of two interconnected stations: one for the sub-surface lines (Metropolitan/Circle/H&C and Thameslink) and the second for the deep level lines (Northern and WAGN). A short passageway from the Eastbound Metropolitan/Circle/H&C platform that connects with the deep-level station. Both parts have their own ticket halls and

  • Up the steps from the sub-surface lines there is an exit on to Moorfields with a small side exit to the right to the escalator leading up to the Barbican Centre.
  • From the deep-level ticket hall at top of the escalators, one exit leads to the E side of Moorgate and a second to both the W side of Moorgate the E side Moorfields, across the street from the Metropolitan entrance.

The sub-surface lines ticket hall and entrance closes after 8pm weekdays and is not open at weekends, when entry/exit is only via the deep-level ticket hall.

Where To Alight

  • Circle/Metropolitan/H&C westbound: the last door of the last carriage
  • Circle/Metropolitan/H&C Line eastbound: the first door of the first carriage
  • Thameslink: front of the train
  • Northern northbound: 4th carriage
  • Northern southbound: 2nd carriage (First passenger door of first carriage does not open)

Architecture and Points of Interest

One of the largest underground stations on the system with 10 platforms in use, a distinction shared only with Bank Station which also has 10 platforms. The only LUL operated station to be served by two different National Rail services.


  • Payphones
  • Photo booth

Nearby Places of Interest

Barbican Centre

(Latitude: 51.518092 Longitude: -0.087025)
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