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South Ken Colours

One of favourite facts on the Secrets of the District Line is that the colours painted onto the pillars at South Kensington tube station match the three lines that run there – Green, Yellow and Blue for the District, Circle and Piccadilly.

Even better is that Green was at the top and Blue at the bottom to match the fact that District is subsurface, and the Piccadilly is deep tube level down below.

Which is why why we found it disturbing to note that a couple of weeks ago they’d all been painted white … as a primer? Ok, maybe they’re just getting a new lick of paint, but now they’re starting to be painted at the green colour is now at the bottom of the pillars which is not where it was before! ¬†We shall keep an eye on this closely to see what happens …

South Ken Coloured Pillars

South Ken Coloured Pillars