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London Underground seeks ideas to remove heat from its tunnels

London Underground is looking for ideas to make use of the heat in its tube tunnels.

A new London Underground entrance for Euston Station

One of the many things that HS2 will deliver to Euston is a new London Underground entrance in a much needed location – south of the Euston Road.

Approval for Leyton tube station upgrade

Formal approval has been given by Waltham Forest council to proceed with an £18 million upgrade of Leyton tube station.

How the London Underground tried to extend the Bakerloo line to Dartford

In the 1930s, the London Underground looked at extending the Bakerloo line southwards, and while most plans were modest, one looked at taking it all the way out to Dartford.

London Underground themed jigsaw puzzles

Gibsons, a family-owned jigsaw puzzle and board game company says that it has signed an extended deal to release London Underground themed games.

London Underground switches on mobile phone coverage in tube tunnels

The eastern half of the Jubilee line now has mobile phone coverage in the tunnels and stations, after the first phase of a network rollout was switched on.

More trains on the Jubilee line between Nth Greenwich and Stratford

There will be fewer trains terminating at North Greenwich from later this month when a new timetable is introduced on the Jubilee line.

New London Underground roundels for International Women’s Day

A series of new roundels have appeared across the tube network, as TfL marks International Women’s Day, which takes place on Sunday 8th March.

Heat from London Underground tunnels to warm homes and schools

Waste heat from the London Underground is now being used to provide heating and hot water to more than 1,350 homes, a school and two leisure centres in Islington.

Public art for Latimer Road tube station

A call has been issued for a public work of art to be displayed at Latimer Road tube station.

Exhibition shows off South Kensington tube station plans

The slow rumbling plans to upgrade the massively overcrowded South Kensington tube station moved an inch forward last week, when local residents and workers were shown some of the plans.

London railway upgrades – a progress report

If you’ve ever wondered what goes on when the lines are closed at weekends, this is a break-down from TfL of what’s happened in recent months across the rail network.

First Tube roundels installed at new Northern line extension stations

One of the distinctive moments that turns a hole in the ground into a tube station has taken place – with the installation of tube roundels on the Northern line extension.

The day Superman saved a London Underground train

Superman seemed to save the planet, by spending all his time in Metropolis and hanging out with journalists — but once, he visited the London Underground.

Tube strike from this Friday on the Bakerloo line

There will be a tube strike on the Bakerloo line that’s likely to seriously affect the line from Friday though to the end of next Monday.

Tube strike on the Bakerloo line announced

The RMT has announced that it is holding two days of strikes in a couple of weeks time, over what it says are unworkable timetable changes.

More police on the London Underground reduces crime

This is one of those so obvious it shouldn’t need testing issues, but an experiment that put more police on the London Underground saw a reduction in crime.

Star Trek takes over a London Underground station

Set your phasers to stunning, as Piccadilly Circus tube station has been renamed as PICARDilly Circus for the next couple of days — as part of a promotional tie-in with the Star Trek: Picard TV series.