7 Of the Deepest Metro Stations in the World

An average metro station in countries around the world is located just a few stories below the surface But, because of the geology of certain areas, metro stations are forced to be constructed much deeper than that. In areas featuring rivers and swamps, the tunnels are dug deep below such geographical factors. Here are 7 deepest metro stations in the world.

7 Náměstí Míru, Prague Metro

As the deepest metro station of the Prague republic, the station is situated 53 meters below the surface. It is located in the Vinoohrady district of Prague and is also the deepest station of the European Union. It also features the longest escalators of the EC with a length of 87m.

Náměstí Míru, Prague Metro

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6 Hampstead station, London

Located on the Edgware branch of the Northern Line, the station was constructed in 1907 and was proposed to be named Heath Street. The station is situated 58.5 meters or 195 feet below ground level and is the deepest station of the London subway.

Hampstead station, London

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5 Washington Park Metro, Portland, USA

Part of the Robertson tunnel under the Northern hills, Washington Park in Portland is a light rail station of the Max and Blue Railway Lines. Built at 79 meters or 260 feet it is one of the deepest metro stations in the world. The station was constructed and opened in 1998 making it a fairly new station.

Washington Park Metro, Portland, USA

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