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Colindale tube station to close for 7 months for major rebuilding works
Colindale tube station to close for 7 months for major rebuilding works

Colindale tube station to close for 7 months for major rebuilding works

Colindale station on the Northern line will close for about seven months in June to allow the station to be rebuilt, and Transport for London (TfL) has now confirmed the closure dates.

Feb
07
Euston Station – escalator closure sparks warning of queues to get onto the London Underground
Euston Station – escalator closure sparks warning of queues to get onto the London Underground

Euston Station – escalator closure sparks warning of queues to get onto the London Underground

From this Monday, one of the key escalators at Euston station will be out of action, and TfL is warning that there could be queues to get to the London Underground.

Jan
06
Northern line set for partial closure in April 2024
Northern line set for partial closure in April 2024

Northern line set for partial closure in April 2024

Part of the Northern line north of Golders Green will close for over a week in early April 2024 to allow for works needed ahead of rebuilding Colindale tube station.

Dec
27
2023
London Underground’s mobile coverage adds more of the Northern and Central lines
London Underground’s mobile coverage adds more of the Northern and Central lines

London Underground’s mobile coverage adds more of the Northern and Central lines

The expansion of mobile coverage on the London Underground continues, and they've just added more parts of the Northern and Central lines.

Dec
07
2023
London Underground’s mobile coverage project gains momentum: Euston station gets connected
London Underground’s mobile coverage project gains momentum: Euston station gets connected

London Underground’s mobile coverage project gains momentum: Euston station gets connected

Mobile phone coverage on the London Underground expanded today when it was switched on in parts of Euston station.

Sep
26
2023
Kentish Town tube station closing next week for a year
Kentish Town tube station closing next week for a year

Kentish Town tube station closing next week for a year

Kentish Town tube station on the Northern line will close from next Monday (26th June) for about a year as they will be replacing both of the old escalators in the station.

Jun
20
2023
London Underground expands mobile phone coverage into Camden Town station
London Underground expands mobile phone coverage into Camden Town station

London Underground expands mobile phone coverage into Camden Town station

Camden Town on the Northern line is the latest station on the London Underground to receive mobile phone coverage on the station platforms, as part of an ongoing rollout of phone coverage in stations and tunnels.

Jun
06
2023
Mobile phone coverage expanding on the Northern and Central lines
Mobile phone coverage expanding on the Northern and Central lines

Mobile phone coverage expanding on the Northern and Central lines

The next phase of expanding mobile phone coverage on the London Underground has been revealed, with more of the Northern and Central lines coming on first.

May
31
2023
London Underground to close Kentish Town tube station for a year
London Underground to close Kentish Town tube station for a year

London Underground to close Kentish Town tube station for a year

Transport for London (TfL) is warning passengers that it will be closing Kentish Town tube station for about a year as it will be replacing both escalators in the station.

Apr
28
2023
TfL reviewing fit-out plans for Elephant and Castle tube station
TfL reviewing fit-out plans for Elephant and Castle tube station

TfL reviewing fit-out plans for Elephant and Castle tube station

Transport for London (TfL) has appointed two consultants to review the design for the new Elephant & Castle station that's currently under construction.

Mar
14
2023
London Underground gets 5G phone coverage in its tunnels
London Underground gets 5G phone coverage in its tunnels

London Underground gets 5G phone coverage in its tunnels

Two sections of the London Underground have been upgraded to offer 5G mobile phone coverage as part of the ongoing rollout of mobile coverage in the tube.

Feb
03
2023
Proposal to extend the Northern line to Clapham Junction
Proposal to extend the Northern line to Clapham Junction

Proposal to extend the Northern line to Clapham Junction

A plan to extend the London Underground's Northern line to Clapham Junction is being investigated by Wandsworth Council.

Feb
01
2023
Bank station’s new escalators between DLR and Northern lines has opened
Bank station’s new escalators between DLR and Northern lines has opened

Bank station’s new escalators between DLR and Northern lines has opened

A bank of new escalators opened this morning at Bank tube station, creating a direct stairs-free link between the DLR and Northern lines for the first time.

Oct
13
2022
Over 5 million trips on the Northern Line Extension in its first year
Over 5 million trips on the Northern Line Extension in its first year

Over 5 million trips on the Northern Line Extension in its first year

The Northern line extension in south London has seen over 5 million journeys on the line to Battersea in its first year, Transport for London (TfL) has announced.

Sep
23
2022
London Underground resuming the Northern line’s Night tube
London Underground resuming the Northern line’s Night tube

London Underground resuming the Northern line’s Night tube

The night tube will return to the Northern line this weekend for the first time since the service was suspended in March 2020.

Jun
29
2022
Photos from Bank tube station’s huge new platforms
Photos from Bank tube station’s huge new platforms

Photos from Bank tube station’s huge new platforms

The Bank branch of the Northern line, which has been closed for the past 17 weeks has reopened and shown off the huge new platforms that have been constructed.

May
15
2022
London Underground’s Northern line bank branch to reopen next Monday
London Underground’s Northern line bank branch to reopen next Monday

London Underground’s Northern line bank branch to reopen next Monday

The closed bank branch of the Northern line will reopen to passengers from Monday 16th May, TfL has confirmed.

May
09
2022
London Underground sends first test trains through Bank station upgrade
London Underground sends first test trains through Bank station upgrade

London Underground sends first test trains through Bank station upgrade

Over the Easter weekend, Northern line trains made their first test trips through Bank tube station's new southbound platform.

Apr
22
2022
Over 2 million journeys since the Northern line extension opened
Over 2 million journeys since the Northern line extension opened

Over 2 million journeys since the Northern line extension opened

It's just two stops and opened during a pandemic, but the Northern line extension to Battersea power station has already clocked up its 2 millionth journey.

Mar
25
2022
Bank tube station upgrade reaches half-way mark
Bank tube station upgrade reaches half-way mark

Bank tube station upgrade reaches half-way mark

The closure of the Northern line bank branch has reached the halfway point as the Bank station upgrade is on target to open in the middle of May.

Mar
24
2022
Exhibition about the Northern line extension that wasn’t built
Exhibition about the Northern line extension that wasn’t built

Exhibition about the Northern line extension that wasn’t built

Had things turned out differently, the Northern line would be a lot more northern than it is, and a new exhibition has opened to explore that planned but never built extension.

Jan
25
2022
Last chance to visit Bank tube station before Northern line closure
Last chance to visit Bank tube station before Northern line closure

Last chance to visit Bank tube station before Northern line closure

Next Friday evening, the Northern line between Kennington and Moorgate will close for several months, as a major stage of the Bank station upgrade is carried out.

Jan
05
2022
London Underground to close part of the Northern line next year
London Underground to close part of the Northern line next year

London Underground to close part of the Northern line next year

The long-planned closure of the Northern line bank branch has been confirmed by TfL today so that it can complete the upgrade of Bank tube station.

Nov
05
2021
Northern line inspired art exhibition
Northern line inspired art exhibition

Northern line inspired art exhibition

An exhibition is opening shortly in Highgate full of art inspired by the Northern line.

Nov
03
2021