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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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

Steam Trains Return to the London Underground

An early Christmas treat — as on Sunday 8th December, for the first time since 1992 and possibly the last time ever, London Transport Museum will be running steam trains to Uxbridge along the Metropolitan line.

Look out for a tube map decorated freight train

If you were waiting for a train in select parts of London around lunchtime today, you might have seen a locomotive covered in a tube map pulling some carriages, and two Sir Peter Hendys.

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. One is Down Street, near Hyde Park as it was used as a WW2 command centre, and the other

An art event inside a disused tube station

Aldwych tube station — opened in 1907 and closed down in 1994 — is to open again for one of its occasional public events.

London Underground to run a Steam Train again in May

There are some chanced to take trips on a vintage tube train and a steam train next month, and tickets go on sale today for trips on a steam train.

Disused tube station to open to the public for tours

Prepare to squeal in delight as the Transport Museum delivers an early Christmas present in the form of tours of a disused tube station. Of the closed tube stations that litter the London Underground, two top the list of stations

The last chance to ride in the old Metropolitan Line trains

Tomorrow (Wed 26th Sept) will be your very last chance to take a trip in one of the old Metropolitan Line trains running along the main part of the network as a member of the public. There is a farewell