Mark Wallinger

Liverpool Street

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Liverpool Street Station was opened in 1875 by the Metropolitan Railway under the name Bishopsgate, and renamed Liverpool Street in November 1909.

Connected to Liverpool Street Underground is the National Rail Station, which runs domestic passenger trains to other UK towns and cities, such as Southend, Norwich, and Cambridge.

The station is built on the original site of Bethlem Royal Hospital, also known as Bedlam, the world’s oldest psychiatric ward, open between the 13th and 17th centuries.

During World War I in 1917, the first air raids on London landed 1,000 pounds of bombs directly on Liverpool Street Station, where hundreds were seeking refuge; 162 people were killed.

After undergoing modifications, Liverpool Street Underground was officially reopened in 1991 by the Queen.

Get off here for the Barbican Centre, Geffrye Museum, the Gherkin and Brick Lane Market

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