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More hidden tube station tours announced
More hidden tube station tours announced

The London Transport Museum has announced a fresh series of Hidden London tours, of six venues, with tickets going on sale later this month.

New artwork in Piccadilly Circus tube station honours Frank Pick
New artwork in Piccadilly Circus tube station honours Frank Pick

A major new work of art has been unveiled inside Piccadilly Circus tube station to commemorate the defining work done by Frank Pick to create the London Underground we recognise today.

The design of London Transport on display
The design of London Transport on display

There’s an exhibition on at the moment at the Transport Museum which looks at the design concepts behind London’s transport networks. From fonts to moquette, from bus signs to entire tube stations.

Fundraising for Frank Pick Memorial
Fundraising for Frank Pick Memorial

Picadilly Circus tube station is shortly to get a memorial to the man who probably more than most can be said to have defined London as a city today.

Ticket Alert: Steam trains to return to the London Underground
Ticket Alert: Steam trains to return to the London Underground

A weekend in September will see steam trains return to the Metropolitan line as part of Amersham’s heritage weekend.

A peek inside the design of the Elizabeth line stations
A peek inside the design of the Elizabeth line stations

As Crossrail turns from building site into polished end product, a new exhibition showing off the design of the future Elizabeth line stations has opened at London Transport Museum.

Photos of the disused tunnels at Euston Station
Photos of the disused tunnels at Euston Station

Deep under Euston station lies a network of long disused tunnels and a tiny ticket office that have rarely been seen by anyone for over 50 years, until now.

Historic London Bus Heads to France for Somme Anniversary
Historic London Bus Heads to France for Somme Anniversary

A one-hundred year old London bus will be heading to France later this month, to commemorate the centenary of the Battle of the Somme.

Ticket Alert: Tube Station Architecture Tours
Ticket Alert: Tube Station Architecture Tours

The Transport Museum has announced that it is going to be running a series of tours of tube stations focusing on their architecture.

Photos from Down Street’s Disused Tube Station
Photos from Down Street’s Disused Tube Station

Later this week, tickets will go on sale for a chance to go into one of London Underground’s more significant abandoned tube stations, and here is a preview of what the tours will include.

Ticket Alert: Disused tunnel tours announced
Ticket Alert: Disused tunnel tours announced

The London Transport Museum has announced a new round of tunnel and disused station tours, with tickets going on sale next week.

Down Street Station Tours – T&Cs Change
Down Street Station Tours – T&Cs Change

Just a silly one — but the terms and conditions for tours of the disused Down Street tube station have been changed.

Gin Tastings at the Transport Museum
Gin Tastings at the Transport Museum

The London Transport Museum has laid on a second Gin Tasting evening on 30 October.

Abandoned tube station tours announced
Abandoned tube station tours announced

Tickets to tour three disused disused tube stations go on sale on Wednesday morning.

Book tours of the Heathrow Express Depot
Book tours of the Heathrow Express Depot

Next month is a chance to have a look around both the Transport Museum’s overflow warehouse, and the Heathrow Express train depot on the same day.

Steam trains and afternoon tea on the London Underground
Steam trains and afternoon tea on the London Underground

Combine steam train travel and tea and cake on the Metropolitan line for a late summer treat.

Photos from inside Down Street disused tube station
Photos from inside Down Street disused tube station

Just over 80 years ago, a tube station closed to the public due there being insufficient public interested in using it. Now it could open again, as a tourist attraction.

Tours of disused tube stations and tunnels announced
Tours of disused tube stations and tunnels announced

Later this year there will be two opportunities to visit either, or both, of an underground WW2 shelter, or a disused tube station.

Museum Meals – London Transport Museum
Museum Meals – London Transport Museum

This museum cafe is probably one of the most instagram’d cafe’s in London, for its cappuccino coffees are famous for the tube roundel they use as a stencil for the chocolate dressing.

Tickets go on sale for a London Underground Tour
Tickets go on sale for a London Underground Tour

Tickets to ride around the sub-surface lines in the last of the old C-Stock trains are going on sale today.

Take a “Farewell Tour” around the Tube Network
Take a “Farewell Tour” around the Tube Network

London Underground will be running one of their farewell tours that they have been organising whenever a train model goes out of service.

Open days at the Transport Museum’s overflow warehouse
Open days at the Transport Museum’s overflow warehouse

Next weekend will mark the occasional opening of the Transport Museum’s overflow warehouse out in darkest Acton, and if you haven’t been, then it is worth a trip.

Quirky Posters depicting London’s Mysteries
Quirky Posters depicting London’s Mysteries

A rather fun exhibition has opened inside London’s Transport Museum where artists have taken curiosities of London as their theme for a possible future poster design

Chance to go inside a disused tube station
Chance to go inside a disused tube station

Of the closed tube stations that litter the London Underground, two top the list of stations that people want to visit.