History of Piccadilly line
The tube route is named after one of its most famous stations, Piccadilly Circus. The line was originally the Great Northern, Piccadilly & Brompton Railway and started its services at the end of 1906. The line has since then gone through several upgrades and extensions. Major upgrades include the rebuilding of Piccadilly Circus in 1928, an extension to Cockfosters completed in 1933 and another extension to Heathrow airport in 1977.
Underground Stations on Piccadilly Line
The Piccadilly line comprises of both deep tube station and above ground stations. The line contains 25 underground stops which are mainly found from South Gate to Earls court.
Arnos Grove sidings
King's Cross St. Pancras
Hyde Park Corner
Above Ground Stations on Piccadilly Line
The Piccadilly line has a total of 53 stops and 7 of those stops are above ground stops. These locations are mostly on the western end of the line.
Park Royal & Twyford Abbey
Osterley & Spring Grove
First & Last Train on Piccadilly Line
The Piccadilly line transports almost 500,000 people on a daily basis and has a very strict schedule that is efficiently followed. The first train of the day starts from the Cockfosters stop at 5:10 AM in the morning. The Last train halts after departing from Cockfoster at 11:55 PM. To get more details regarding the timing of specific stops you can check out the Piccadilly Line Time Table.