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A book about London Underground’s famous Moquette

It's a curious thing, Moquette, that hard wearing fabric in bold designs that seems to spark strong passions in people. Is it the design, the familiarity, the heritage, the links with London Transport?


London Underground posters – Special offer for ianVisits readers

Alongside the design of the stations, London Underground's posters heritage is justly world-famous.


Tickets Alert: Affordable vintage train trips

A relief from the prices that steam trains have to charge for trips, as a 1950s vintage trains offers affordable runs along part of the Metropolitan line in September.


Tickets Alert: Behind the scenes at Piccadilly Circus tube station

There will be a chance to go behind the scenes at Piccadilly Circus tube station as part of the expanding Hidden London tours from the London Transport Museum.


Holy mini glowing tube roundels Batman!

Following the success of the large glowing tube roundels sold by the London Transport Museum, they've launched a smaller version as well.


Moquette socks are back in stock

Following the "sold out in one day" success of the District line moquette socks, the Transport Museum has more socks in stock.


See a Steam Train on the London Underground next weekend

Next weekend (22nd-23rd June) there will be a chance to see a steam train running along part of the District line as part of its 150th anniversary.


London Transport Museum makes hi-res photos available online

The London Transport Museum has put high resolution images of over 500 artefacts and artworks from its heritage collection onto Google's Arts & Culture platform.


Transport Museum looks at how Thameslink untangled the tracks

A new exhibition is looking at the recent substantial works to upgrade the Thameslink lines so that a mainline railway can, in places offer tube-train like services.


Future tube posters go on display

One hundred posters has gone on display at the Transport Museum, and one of them could go on to become an official tube poster.


Go into the disused tunnels at Charing Cross tube station

In the 1970s, to help dig the new Jubilee line at Charing Cross, a series of long access tunnels had to also be dug -- and they're still down there, empty and abandoned.


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.


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.


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.


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.