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London Underground tube maps

Latest news, articles and photos

London Underground tube maps - Latest news, articles and photos

Sew your own vintage Tube Map with LT Museum’s DIY embroidery kit
Sew your own vintage Tube Map with LT Museum’s DIY embroidery kit

Sew your own vintage Tube Map with LT Museum’s DIY embroidery kit

If you're handy with a needle and thread, you can sew your own vintage tube map - with a new kit from the London Transport Museum.

Mar
25
Rare copy of a Beck-inspired tube map – for Australia
Rare copy of a Beck-inspired tube map – for Australia

Rare copy of a Beck-inspired tube map – for Australia

When the now classic Harry Beck designed tube map was first released in the 1930s, it proved so popular that a version - complete with tube roundel - soon appeared on the other side of the world, in Sydney.

Mar
13
No more orange – new tube map shows the renamed London Overground lines
No more orange – new tube map shows the renamed London Overground lines

No more orange – new tube map shows the renamed London Overground lines

Prepare to be both delighted and outraged, as the names are revealed for renaming the London Overground branches.

Feb
15
Five tube stations now have new circular tube maps
Five tube stations now have new circular tube maps

Five tube stations now have new circular tube maps

Circular tube maps are appearing at some London Underground stations as part of an advertising campaign from a phone company promoting a circle feature on their new phones.

Feb
01
New tube map and art cover released by TfL
New tube map and art cover released by TfL

New tube map and art cover released by TfL

The paper tube map you can pick up in TfL stations has a new cover, as the 39th Art on the Underground map cover appeared over the weekend.

Dec
11
2023
A new tube map celebrates the engineers who built London
A new tube map celebrates the engineers who built London

A new tube map celebrates the engineers who built London

A new tube map has been designed, with the stations renamed after leading engineers to recognise the achievements and contributions of engineers, including Harry Beck, Brunel and Ada Lovelace.

Nov
01
2023
London cricket team scores a stylish six with limited edition tube map clothing
London cricket team scores a stylish six with limited edition tube map clothing

London cricket team scores a stylish six with limited edition tube map clothing

A stylised version of the London tube map is appearing on clothing worn by the London cricket team, London Spirit.

Jul
28
2023
A new tube map and cover art to mark the Elizabeth line changes
A new tube map and cover art to mark the Elizabeth line changes

A new tube map and cover art to mark the Elizabeth line changes

The big shake-up of the Elizabeth line linking up the core tunnels to the mainline services means a new tube map is required, and with a new map comes a new cover art design.

Nov
08
2022
A special tube map is on display in the V&A Museum
A special tube map is on display in the V&A Museum

A special tube map is on display in the V&A Museum

A specially modified tube map that was released last year has been added to the V&A Museum's collection and is on display at the moment in the museum's rapid acquisition gallery.

Oct
14
2022
An updated poster map of London’s railways
An updated poster map of London’s railways

An updated poster map of London’s railways

A beautifully designed poster map of London's railways has been updated to add a new station that recently opened, and one that will be opening soon.

Aug
25
2022
Circuit board style tube maps
Circuit board style tube maps

Circuit board style tube maps

Fancy a tube map with a difference? How about one made from a circuit board – with lights that show live train movements?

Jun
01
2022
The Elizabeth line has appeared on the new tube map
The Elizabeth line has appeared on the new tube map

The Elizabeth line has appeared on the new tube map

TfL has, just in time for the launch, released its latest tube map which now includes the Elizabeth line, along with a new sponsor and the London Overground extension.

May
19
2022
A new tube map has been published
A new tube map has been published

A new tube map has been published

A new tube map has been released showing a number of changes to the service, including the forthcoming partial closure of the Northern line.

Jan
07
2022
New London Underground map celebrates Black History in London
New London Underground map celebrates Black History in London

New London Underground map celebrates Black History in London

TfL has added to the roster of themed tube maps with one that marks both Black History Month and the 40th anniversary of Black Cultural Archives in Brixton

Oct
12
2021
Petition to rezone Woolwich on the tube map
Petition to rezone Woolwich on the tube map

Petition to rezone Woolwich on the tube map

A petition has been set up calling on the Mayor of London and TfL to move Woolwich from Zone 4 to Zone 3 on the tube map travel zones.

Oct
06
2021
Thameslink is back on the London tube map
Thameslink is back on the London tube map

Thameslink is back on the London tube map

The Thameslink line is back on the tube map following a long-running campaign. The restoration to the map sees Thameslink services within Zones 1 to 6 (as well as Dartford and Swanley), shown on TfL's maps.

Dec
16
2020
Thameslink could be appearing on the Tube map soon
Thameslink could be appearing on the Tube map soon

Thameslink could be appearing on the Tube map soon

The London tube map could start showing the north-south Thameslink line again according to a written answer from the Mayor of London.

Sep
29
2020
Check out this London tube map made from a working circuit board
Check out this London tube map made from a working circuit board

Check out this London tube map made from a working circuit board

Fancy a tube map with a difference? How about one made from a circuit board - with lights that show live train movements?

Jun
23
2020
Put Thameslink on the tube map says London Assembly
Put Thameslink on the tube map says London Assembly

Put Thameslink on the tube map says London Assembly

A report on improving accessibility on London's Transport services has called for the fully accessible Thameslink line to be on the Tube map as a matter of some urgency.

Mar
18
2020
The Science Museum’s “tube map” of the Solar System
The Science Museum’s “tube map” of the Solar System

The Science Museum’s “tube map” of the Solar System

Spotted this in the Science Museum the other day - a range of goods for sale with a map of the Solar System which will look very familiar to London Underground fans.

Jan
02
2020
New tube map released –  now reaches to Reading
New tube map released –  now reaches to Reading

New tube map released – now reaches to Reading

A new tube map has been released ahead of the official launch of TfL Rail services out to Reading in a couple of weeks time.

Dec
04
2019
London Underground’s 30th tube map cover now available
London Underground’s 30th tube map cover now available

London Underground’s 30th tube map cover now available

Last week you might have noticed the pocket sized tube maps handed out in tube stations changed -- with a new cover design.

May
29
2019
Tube maps in other languages
Tube maps in other languages

Tube maps in other languages

It's not highlighted that well, but the TfL website has a range of tube maps in languages other than English.

May
09
2019
The surprising reason for London Underground’s new heritage signs
The surprising reason for London Underground’s new heritage signs

The surprising reason for London Underground’s new heritage signs

You might have seen some new signs popping up around the tube stations recently showing off London Underground's heritage.

Feb
07
2019