The London Transport Museum has announced a new batch of tours in its Hidden London series of disused parts of the London Underground.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This weekend, there will be a “flash sale” offering annual passes to the London Transport Museum for just £10 per person.
A series of WW2 tunnels under Clapham that were later used as a short term hotel for Windrush arrivals are being opened up for tours.
Details of this spring’s opening of the Transport Museum’s Acton depot have been announced, giving people a chance to go into the overflow site which is only open three a year.
A new exhibition has opened that celebrates the often unsung heroines of London Transport’s poster heritage — the female artists.
A train that hasn’t moved for nearly 50 years could be about to make a dramatic return to the London Underground — the Q-Stock is returning.
This weekend is a chance to go inside the Transport Museum’s overflow depot at Acton Town, where they store all the goodies that would never be able to fit into their Covent Garden base.
Later this month there will be an occasional open weekend at the Transport Museum’s overflow depot at Acton.