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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.


London Underground’s glowing tube roundel picks up an award

Launched last June, a glowing tube roundel has won an award for the "best licensed product" at the Association for Cultural Enterprises Conference.


Tickets Alert: Tours of abandoned London Underground tunnels

The Transport Museum is announcing a fresh batch of tours of the Hidden parts of the London Underground once again.


See vintage tube trains and buses in London on Sunday

This coming Sunday, a vintage tube train will be running through central London, and out at Epping, vintage buses will travel around the countryside.


Tickets Alert: Trip in an art deco tube train through central London

One of the last few chances to do this -- as a 1938 tube train will trundle though central London next month, and you can be on board.


London Transport Museum secures funding for war gallery

London Transport Museum has secured funding to develop a new gallery that will explore the role of London’s transport during the First and Second World Wars.


Where are the women in London Transport?

The London Transport Museum is looking for ladies -- as part of a history project.


Disused London Underground tunnel tours announced

The London Transport Museum has announced a new batch of tours in its Hidden London series of disused parts of the London Underground.


The 80 year old tube train that could run on the Underground again

A train that hasn't been seen on the London Underground since 1971 could make a return if plans to restore a collection of Q-Stock carriages can be completed.


Tickets Alert: Tours of a disused London Underground tube station

The disused London Underground station at Aldwych is to once again open its doors to let people down and see this most famous of abandoned tube stations.


Tickets Alert: Open Day at the Transport Museum overflow depot

A huge shed packed full of old tube trains, buses, trams, and floors of railway ephemera, this is the Acton depot used by the London Transport Museum to store everything that wont fit into the museum.


Tickets Alert: Be transported back to the 1980s at the Transport Museum

The 1980s, an era of big hair, big shoulder pads and big mobile phones, but also a transport network at its lowest point in decades, with smoking still allowed, rubbish strewn platforms, and broken chocolate bar vending machines.


Tickets Alert: Cheap annual tickets to the Transport Museum

This weekend, there will be a "flash sale" offering annual passes to the London Transport Museum for just £10 per person.


Glow in the dark tube roundels go on sale

What better for the tube geek than to drift off to sleep with the comforting glow of a London Underground roundel keeping the monsters away.