Aside from the two station Waterloo & City Line, the Victoria Line is the only London Underground line that is entirely underground. The route was planned to maximise interchange with other lines at existing stations. Indeed, Pimlico is the only Victoria Line station without a rail interchange.
The high volume of demand at these interchanges is reflected in the need for upgrades to station capacity, such as the scheme at Victoria that will deliver a new northern ticket hall and better access to platforms.
There is also work underway to improve the accessibility to and from street level at Green Park. The scheme will also deliver step-free access, in time for the London Olympics in 2012.
A completed project can be seen at Brixton, where improvements were aimed at increasing the presence of the Underground station on the streetscape.
Every station has its own unique identity, expressed in a specially commissioned decal on the platform walls. This is a perfect example of the sort of design detail that can help passengers orientate themselves, without the need for unnecessary signage.
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Victoria Station Upgrade
Green Park Upgrade