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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.


Tickets Alert: Tours of modernist London Underground

The Modernism in Metro-Land tours are back with a couple of walks in May and June of modernist tube stations.


See the new(ish) entrance to Waterloo tube station

The recently reopened platforms at the former Waterloo International have also seen a new route into the London Underground ticket hall.


New entrance for Southwark tube station to be decided next week

Plans for a second entrance to Southwark tube station are set to go ahead following a recommendation from the council's planning officers that they be approved.


Pink Floyd re-release rare London Underground music video

In 1968, Pink Floyd took a trip on the London Underground, to film a video for their second album and they've just released the rarely seen video once more.


Red vests for London Underground staff

London Underground staff are being issued with new red vests to be worn in stations from next week, so that they are more visible to passengers.


Bank tube station’s Central line could get step-free upgrade

Bank tube station is in the middle of a major upgrade project, and TfL has commissioned a study into whether the upgrade could be... upgraded.


The surprising reason for London Underground’s new heritage signs

You might have seen some new signs popping up around the tube stations recently showing off London Underground's heritage.


London Underground displays the Hutton Panels inside Bank station

Inside the newly built Walbrook entrance to Bank tube station can be found a freize of Roman inspired murals -- known as the Hutton Panels.


Steam trains returning to the London Underground in 2019

To mark the 150th anniversary of the opening of District line, steam trains will once more ply the route.