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London Underground plans major upgrade for Leyton tube station

Waltham Forest Council has agreed to fund half of an £18 million upgrade for Leyton tube station on the Central line, with the other half coming from TfL.


London Underground collectables come to Selfridges

Selfridges have started selling a range of London Underground themed items that are officially licensed from TfL.


Air pollution on the London Underground worse than on the busy roads

A typical commute to work on the London Underground exposes commuters to the same amount of air pollution as a day on the roads, according to a new report.


The special tiles at London Underground’s Bethnal Green station

Bethnal Green tube station is notable for three things - a disaster, a clock, and some tiles -- and today I am going to talk about the tiles.


Strikes on the London Underground over the Christmas

Over the next few weeks, there's going to be a cluster of strikes on the London Underground.


No, London Underground tube drivers are NOT earning £100,000

Despite fevered headlines today, the average London Underground tube driver is not earning over £100,000 per year.


Repairs for a Victorian sewer running above a London Underground line

A Victorian era sewer running over the top of Baker Street tube station is currently being repaired even as it still carries away our daily waste.


Buy a bit of an old Jubilee line tube train

The Jubilee line trains are being refurbished at the moment, and some bits of the old trains are coming up for sale.


London Underground’s Northern line extension – construction update

An occasional look at the works on the Northern line extension building the new London Underground line to Battersea Station.


Colindale tube station set for dramatic rebuild

London Underground's unremarkable shed of a tube station at Colindale is set to be demolished and rebuilt with a dramatic curving wooden landmark for the area.


London Underground orders 94 new tube trains for the Piccadilly line

London Underground has formally signed a contract with Siemens Mobility to buy 94 new tube trains which will be used on the Piccadilly line.


Photos of the disused King William Street tube station

Deep under the City of London lies the oldest disused tube station in London, and one that's currently a hive of activity.


Behind the scenes at London Underground’s Bank tube station upgrade

The cramped maze of tunnels that make up Bank tube station are about to change, as a set of huge new tunnels are being dug next to the Northern line that will transform the amount of space deep underground.


Tube strike announced for the Central line this Friday

There will be a tube strike all day this coming Friday (5th October), the tube union ASLEF has announced.


Talks to avert Piccadilly line strike collapse

Talks between the RMT and TfL to avert a strike on the London Underground this week have ended without agreement.