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Wimbledon Park tube station gets step-free access with new lift
Wimbledon Park tube station gets step-free access with new lift

Wimbledon Park tube station gets step-free access with new lift

Wimbledon Park tube station on the District line has become the 86th station on the London Underground to go step-free after a new lift came into use on Monday.

Aug
26
2021
See a Steam Train on the London Underground next weekend
See a Steam Train on the London Underground next weekend

See a Steam Train on the London Underground next weekend

Next weekend (22nd-23rd June) there will be a chance to see a steam train running along part of the District line as part of its 150th anniversary.

Jun
11
2019
Steam trains to return to the London Underground
Steam trains to return to the London Underground

Steam trains to return to the London Underground

To mark the 150th anniversary of the opening of the District line, London Underground plans to run steam trains along the line once again.

Mar
23
2019
Steam trains returning to the London Underground in 2019
Steam trains returning to the London Underground in 2019

Steam trains returning to the London Underground in 2019

To mark the 150th anniversary of the opening of District line, steam trains will once more ply the route.

Jan
26
2019
Tube strike could knock out the Jubilee line on Wednesday
Tube strike could knock out the Jubilee line on Wednesday

Tube strike could knock out the Jubilee line on Wednesday

A tube strike planned by RMT and ASLEF members this Wednesday (6th June) is likely to totally eliminate the Jubilee line, although a threatened walkout on the District line has now been cancelled.

Jun
05
2018
Old tube train carriage turned into school library
Old tube train carriage turned into school library

Old tube train carriage turned into school library

An old District line tube carriage has been turned into a library by a primary school in South-East London.

Nov
10
2016
Primary school to use tube train as spare classroom
Primary school to use tube train as spare classroom

Primary school to use tube train as spare classroom

Sometimes when a school needs some extra rooms, they might put up a portacabin, but one primary school has chosen to use a tube train.

May
16
2015