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London Underground tests new design information boards

The digital screens you see in stations with travel alerts are getting a refresh as TfL has started a trial of a new design.


Photos from London Underground’s Bank station upgrade

The new entrance to Bank tube station, being added as part of a major upgrade itself hit a major milestone when the roof was “topped out” last week. The new entrance, which will face onto Cannon Street, near to the


London Underground plans green roof for Old Street tube station

A dramatic and controversial plan for a steeped roof for the new Old Street tube station has been scrapped following feedback from Islington Council.


Harry Potter and his adventures on the London Underground

A scene that was never shown in the first film, has Harry Potter and the giant Hagrid getting onto a Central line tube train.


The year a London Underground train appeared in a ZX Spectrum

Back in the heady days of the Sinclair ZX Spectrum, one game stood out -- because it featured a London Underground tube train.


Reduced service at Warren Street tube station from Monday

From Monday morning there will be changes at Warren Street tube station, and some London Underground trains wont be stopping at the station.


Tube strike announced for Central and Victoria lines

The rail union the RMT has announced that its members on two London Underground lines will be on strike at the end of the month.


London Underground gets approval for Colindale station rebuild

A radical rebuild of Colindale tube station on the Northern line has been approved by Barnet Council.


Stanmore tube station to convert car park into flats

Stanmore tube station in North London is the latest London Underground site that's been earmarked to have a housing development added to it.


Mobile phone coverage coming to London Underground tunnels

People traveling along part of the Jubilee line will soon be able to use their mobile phones while still in the tunnels.


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.