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1901 Charles Tyson Yerkes formed the Metropolitan District Electric Traction Company to electrify the District Railway and to build Lots Road Power Station
The Underground Electric Railways Co's lines drew power from generators at Lots Road in Chelsea.
At the beginning of the 21st century, the station's obsolete equipment led to its closure.