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Tickets Alert: Free entry to the Transport Museum

It’s the London Transport Museum’s 40th birthday, and their monthly late night opening will be free of charge this month only.

Tickets Alert: Open days at the Trasport Museum’s overflow depot

A large “shed” in Acton is the storage depot for the London Transport Museum, and while normally closed to the public, they do have three open weekends each year.

Take a trip in a vintage tube train to Heathrow airport

The London Underground’s 1938 era art-deco tube train will be making one of its occasional outings in April.

London Underground selling its moquette by the metre

The London Transport Museum has recently started selling its famous moquette fabric — in the same way as you buy fabric from stores — by the metre.

Museum Meals: London Transport Museum

Covent Garden isn’t short of places to eat, but a new one has arrived in the revamped Transport Museum cafe/bar, Canteen.

Transport Museum offer for ianVisits readers

Tis the season to wear Christmas jumpers, and of course, the best one to wear this year will be covered in transport icons.

Go behind the scenes of Piccadilly Circus tube station

A hidden series of tunnels and lift shafts lie out of sight under Piccadilly Circus, and now tours are offered of these hidden spaces.

Tickets Alert: Tours of the hidden parts of Moorgate tube station

More tours of hidden parts of the London Underground have been announced for next year, and they’re adding Morgate to the list of venues.

The roundel that got cancelled

There’s a display in the Transport Museum of roundels used by TfL, but one of them shouldn’t be there.

Book review: Hidden London: Discovering the Forgotten Underground

Released to tie in with an exhibition of the same name, this book is a picture rich journey through some of the disused and hidden spaces on the London Underground.

Tickets Alert: Train trip into the Jubilee line’s overrun tunnels

There’s a chance next month to visit a part of the Jubilee line rarely seen – the overrun tunnels that run beyond Charing Cross station towards Aldwych.

Discover a disused London Underground station in Covent Garden

As you step through the familiar terracotta frontage of an old tube station it’s difficult to believe you’re two floors above ground, and not deep under it.