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Blocks of flats for High Barnet tube station

A long strip of land next to High Barnet tube station has been earmarked for conversion into a long strip of blocks of flats.


London Underground’s Northern line extension – a construction update

At Battersea Power Station station, the civils team have been drawing their activities to a close as the site transitions into the ‘fit out’ stage of works with multiple specialist sub-contractors now on board.


Jubilee line train drove with doors open due to ‘poor training and tiredness’

Last September, a Jubilee line train was driven at over 60km/h between two stations with its doors open in several carriages, a report from the Rail Accident investigation has found.


War of the Worlds comes to the London Underground

The London Underground is set to make a staring role in the latest attempt to turn H.G. Wells' War of the Worlds into a TV series.


Bank tube station upgrade project reaches half-way mark

A massive project to upgrade Bank tube station has reached a landmark stage, with over half of the construction work now complete.


London Underground unveils a Johnston font memorial

A memorial to the genius who designed London Underground's famous font just over a century ago has been unveiled.


A mysterious door appears at Bank tube station

If you were to wait for a southbound Northern line train at Bank tube station you might have noticed that a strange door has appeared on the wrong side of the railway tracks.


See a Steam Train on the London Underground next weekend

Next weekend (22nd-23rd June) there will be a chance to see a steam train running along part of the District line as part of its 150th anniversary.


Waterloo tube station reopens its Southbank entrance

Rather later than planned, the Southbank entrance to Waterloo tube station finally reopened to the public over the weekend.


It’s the 40th anniversary of the Jubilee line opening

It opened two years late and they changed its name half-way through building it, not the Elizabeth line -- this is the 40th birthday of the Jubilee line.


Ever noticed the London Underground trains smaller doors?

If you travel on the sub-surface lines, you might not be aware of it, but the trains have a small point of interest in their door design.


London Underground staff to be balloted for strike over pay

Members of the RMT union are to be balloted for possible strike action over pay, in a move that could see as many as 10,000 staff go on strike.


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.


TfL sells Crossrail trains to pay for Piccadilly line trains

TfL has signed a sale and lease-back deal to sell its fleet of Elizabeth line trains for nearly £1 billion to a consortium comprising Equitix Investment Management, NatWest and SMBC Leasing.


Admire these illustrations of London Underground tube stations

The illustrations span the entirety of the London Underground network, from Cockfosters to Clapham South, and from Barking to Baker Street.