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London Transport Museum

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London Transport Museum - Latest news, articles and photos

Hidden London gifts – Special discount for ianVisits readers
Hidden London gifts – Special discount for ianVisits readers

Hidden London gifts – Special discount for ianVisits readers

After the success of the Hidden London tours London Transport Museum have created a collection of gifts to celebrate the Hidden London Underground.

May
01
2019
Tickets Alert: More rides on the 1938 art-deco tube train
Tickets Alert: More rides on the 1938 art-deco tube train

Tickets Alert: More rides on the 1938 art-deco tube train

On Sunday 19th May, the London Transport Museum will be operating more trips with the 1938 tube stock train - this time on the Piccadilly Line.

Apr
23
2019
London Underground moquette socks go on sale
London Underground moquette socks go on sale

London Underground moquette socks go on sale

File this under "just shut up and take my money", as the London Transport Museum is now selling London Underground moquette socks.

Apr
14
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
London Underground’s glowing tube roundel picks up an award
London Underground’s glowing tube roundel picks up an award

London Underground’s glowing tube roundel picks up an award

Launched last June, a glowing tube roundel has won an award for the "best licensed product" at the Association for Cultural Enterprises Conference.

Mar
19
2019
Tickets Alert: Tours of abandoned London Underground tunnels
Tickets Alert: Tours of abandoned London Underground tunnels

Tickets Alert: Tours of abandoned London Underground tunnels

The Transport Museum is announcing a fresh batch of tours of the Hidden parts of the London Underground once again.

Mar
05
2019
See vintage tube trains and buses in London on Sunday
See vintage tube trains and buses in London on Sunday

See vintage tube trains and buses in London on Sunday

This coming Sunday, a vintage tube train will be running through central London, and out at Epping, vintage buses will travel around the countryside.

Feb
21
2019
Tickets Alert: Trip in an art deco tube train through central London
Tickets Alert: Trip in an art deco tube train through central London

Tickets Alert: Trip in an art deco tube train through central London

One of the last few chances to do this -- as a 1938 tube train will trundle though central London next month, and you can be on board.

Jan
22
2019
London Transport Museum secures funding for war gallery
London Transport Museum secures funding for war gallery

London Transport Museum secures funding for war gallery

London Transport Museum has secured funding to develop a new gallery that will explore the role of London’s transport during the First and Second World Wars.

Jan
16
2019
Where are the women in London Transport?
Where are the women in London Transport?

Where are the women in London Transport?

The London Transport Museum is looking for ladies -- as part of a history project.

Dec
29
2018
Disused London Underground tunnel tours announced
Disused London Underground tunnel tours announced

Disused London Underground tunnel tours announced

The London Transport Museum has announced a new batch of tours in its Hidden London series of disused parts of the London Underground.

Nov
18
2018
The 80 year old tube train that could run on the Underground again
The 80 year old tube train that could run on the Underground again

The 80 year old tube train that could run on the Underground again

A train that hasn't been seen on the London Underground since 1971 could make a return if plans to restore a collection of Q-Stock carriages can be completed.

Nov
14
2018
Tickets Alert: Tours of a disused London Underground tube station
Tickets Alert: Tours of a disused London Underground tube station

Tickets Alert: Tours of a disused London Underground tube station

The disused London Underground station at Aldwych is to once again open its doors to let people down and see this most famous of abandoned tube stations.

Aug
30
2018
Tickets Alert: Open Day at the Transport Museum overflow depot
Tickets Alert: Open Day at the Transport Museum overflow depot

Tickets Alert: Open Day at the Transport Museum overflow depot

A huge shed packed full of old tube trains, buses, trams, and floors of railway ephemera, this is the Acton depot used by the London Transport Museum to store everything that wont fit into the museum.

Aug
08
2018
Tickets Alert: Be transported back to the 1980s at the Transport Museum
Tickets Alert: Be transported back to the 1980s at the Transport Museum

Tickets Alert: Be transported back to the 1980s at the Transport Museum

The 1980s, an era of big hair, big shoulder pads and big mobile phones, but also a transport network at its lowest point in decades, with smoking still allowed, rubbish strewn platforms, and broken chocolate bar vending machines.

Aug
03
2018
Tickets Alert: Cheap annual tickets to the Transport Museum
Tickets Alert: Cheap annual tickets to the Transport Museum

Tickets Alert: Cheap annual tickets to the Transport Museum

This weekend, there will be a "flash sale" offering annual passes to the London Transport Museum for just £10 per person.

Jul
12
2018
Glow in the dark tube roundels go on sale
Glow in the dark tube roundels go on sale

Glow in the dark tube roundels go on sale

What better for the tube geek than to drift off to sleep with the comforting glow of a London Underground roundel keeping the monsters away.

Jun
11
2018
Disused WW2 tunnels used as “Windrush hotel” opens for tours
Disused WW2 tunnels used as “Windrush hotel” opens for tours

Disused WW2 tunnels used as “Windrush hotel” opens for tours

A series of WW2 tunnels under Clapham that were later used as a short term hotel for Windrush arrivals are being opened up for tours.

Jun
07
2018
More hidden London Underground tours coming soon
More hidden London Underground tours coming soon

More hidden London Underground tours coming soon

The occasional tours behind the scenes of disused tunnels and stations are set to resume shortly, with a new addition to the mix for this year.

Mar
26
2018
Spring open weekend at the Transport Museum’s overflow depot
Spring open weekend at the Transport Museum’s overflow depot

Spring open weekend at the Transport Museum’s overflow depot

Details of this spring's opening of the Transport Museum's Acton depot have been announced, giving people a chance to go into the overflow site which is only open three a year.

Feb
14
2018
Tickets available for Clapham tunnel tours
Tickets available for Clapham tunnel tours

Tickets available for Clapham tunnel tours

The Hidden London series of tours of disused parts of the London Underground is largely sold out, but still has some tickets left for the Clapham deep level shelters.

Jan
23
2018
Ticket Alert: Disused tube tunnel tours announced
Ticket Alert: Disused tube tunnel tours announced

Ticket Alert: Disused tube tunnel tours announced

The London Transport Museum has announced a fresh series of tours of disused tube tunnels and buildings, with tickets going on sale next week.

Nov
15
2017
See the pirate Chocolate Express bus
See the pirate Chocolate Express bus

See the pirate Chocolate Express bus

Back in the days before buses came in every color called red, London had pirate buses that were coloured chocolate.

Nov
05
2017
See the poster girls of London Transport’s artistic heritage
See the poster girls of London Transport’s artistic heritage

See the poster girls of London Transport’s artistic heritage

A new exhibition has opened that celebrates the often unsung heroines of London Transport's poster heritage -- the female artists.

Oct
28
2017