London Transport Museum - Latest news, articles and photos

London Transport Museum - Latest news, articles and photos


Disused WW2 tunnels used as “Windrush hotel” opens for tours

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.

More hidden London Underground tours coming soon

The occasional tours behind the scenes of disused tunnels and stations are set to resume shortly, with a new addition to the mix for this year.

Spring open weekend at the Transport Museum’s overflow depot

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.

Tickets available for Clapham tunnel tours

The Hidden London series of tours of disused parts of the London Underground is largely sold out, but still has some tickets left for the Clapham deep level shelters.

Ticket Alert: Disused tube tunnel tours announced

The London Transport Museum has announced a fresh series of tours of disused tube tunnels and buildings, with tickets going on sale next week.

See the pirate Chocolate Express bus

Back in the days before buses came in every color called red, London had pirate buses that were coloured chocolate.

See the poster girls of London Transport’s artistic heritage

A new exhibition has opened that celebrates the often unsung heroines of London Transport’s poster heritage — the female artists.

The project restoring London Underground’s Art-Deco era trains

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.

Photos from the Transport Museum’s Acton Depot open weekend

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.

Tickets Alert: Transport Museum depot open weekend

Later this month there will be an occasional open weekend at the Transport Museum’s overflow depot at Acton.

Photos from the abandoned Highgate station

Barely noticed by the people who use it, sitting directly above Highgate tube station is an entire abandoned railway station, now slowly being reclaimed by nature.

Ticket Alert: Disused tube tunnel tours announced

The London Transport Museum has announced a fresh series of tours of disused tube tunnels and buildings, with tickets going on sale next week.

Three new posters to appear on the London Underground

The annual exhibition of new posters by today’s illustrators has opened and you’ll be seeing three of them in tube stations shortly.

Tickets Alert: London Underground’s D Stock farewell tour

Later this month the last remaining D stock train running on the London Underground will make its final trips as a public train service.

Tickets Alert: Three Tube Architecture Tours

Following on from the (sold out) Modernist tours, here are three more London Underground architecture tours that have gone on sale today.

What chocolate flavour is each tube line?

If the London Underground came in flavours, what would they be? A chocolate firm has tried to answer the question, by creating some bars and slapping a tube logo on the packaging.

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

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.