Queen catches the tube – Queen Elizabeth ll, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge make an official visit to Baker Street Underground Station on March 20 in London, England.
Oldest underground in the world – Baker Street Station shares the 150th anniversary of its opening on January 10, 2013 with the London Underground. The 'Tube' is the oldest of its kind in the world and now carries approximately a quarter of a million people around its network of 249 miles of track every day.
The face of the Bakerloo line – Baker Street is famous for being the home of the fictional detective Sherlock Holmes, and his pipe smoking silhouette is present throughout the station. It was remodeled between 1911-13 to its present form as part of a comprehensive rebuilding project by the Metropolitan Railways. It was turned into the new company headquarters and flagship station, and quickly became known as the 'Gateway to Metroland'.
World's most famous detective – The station is covered in Sherlock Holmes themed tiles and it has become a popular photography spot for London tourists.
Home of Sherlock Holmes – Sherlock Holmes famously resided at 221B Baker Street. Outside the Marylebone Road exit of Baker Street station there is even a large statue of Sir Arthur Conan Doyles' fictitious detective.