Although we’re told that the public transport network shuts-down on Christmas Day, a handful of tube trains do in fact run on the 25th December.
Just not particularly convenient ones.
They’re the late night trains that’ll be carrying the Christmas Eve revelers and late finishing workers home, and many will make their final call long after Santa has started his present delivery run around the UK.
Most of London Underground’s last tube trains will run on Sunday times, and there will be progressively longer gaps between trains from around 3pm onwards.
Double-checking the TfL travel planner and a selection of the tube trains running on Christmas Day are:
Bakerloo line – 00:01 at Elephant and Castle, or 00:26am at Harrow & Wealdstone.
Central line – 00:27am at West Ruislip or 00:21am at Epping.
Circle line – 00:17am at Aldgate or 00:45 at Hammersmith
District line – 00:10am at South Kensington, or 00:37am at Ealing Broadway
Hammersmith & City line – 00:38am at Baker Street, or 00:56am at Barking
Jubilee line – 00:22am at Stanmore
Metropolitan line – 00:58am at Uxbridge, or 00:32 at Wembley Park
Northern line – 00:05am at East Finchley or 00:18am at Morden
Piccadilly line – 00:30am at Acton Town, or 00:56am at Cockfosters
Victoria line – 00:02am at Brixton or 00:23 at Walthamstow Central
Buses also run even later than the tubes.
IMPORTANT – always double-check the TfL travel guide if planning to catch a Christmas morning tube train.