Northern Line London tube extension to open within a fortnight

The first extension of the Tube this century will open in a fortnight, Transport for London confirmed on Friday.Trains will start running to Battersea on a new branch of the Northern line from Kennington on Monday September 20, linking the £9bn redevelopment of Battersea Power Station to the Underground for the first time.The £1.2bn project includes two new stations – Battersea Power Station and Nine Elms – and brings a vibrant new cultural and residential quarter within 15 minutes of the West End and the City.Mayor Sadiq Khan said: “After an incredible effort from the huge number of people who worked on this project, it’s fantastic that we are now on the final countdown to the Northern Line Extension opening later this month.

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