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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.

Take a trip on London Underground’s Watford North Curve

This weekend (11th-12th Jan) is a chance to ride a short stretch of London Underground track that’s not often used.

London railway upgrades – a progress report

One of the periodic reports from TfL has been released with details of ongoing network upgrades across the networks it controls over the past few months.

O2 to offer phone calls in London Underground tunnels

The phone network, O2 has joined Vodafone in committing to offering mobile phone coverage on the London Underground.

See fist-fighting mice on the London Underground

A photo of two mice in a fist-fight on the London Underground has been put forward for a Natural History photography award.

The London Underground in LEGO?

Fancy assembling a tube station from LEGO bricks? If yes, then there may be a chance to do so if this proposal gets the go ahead.

London Underground lets children redesign the tube roundel

If you look around today, you might see some unusual tube roundels, as it’s World Children’s Day, and London school children have their own roundels on display in selected tube stations.

Tracking smartphones is helping TfL update it’s Journey Planner

Tracking how people move around tube stations by following their smartphones has lead to a number of changes to TfL’s own travel guides.

See the London Underground as it was in the 1960s and 70s

An archive of old footage from the Kinolibrary includes a series of films of the London Underground in the 1960s and 1970s. It’ a world that’s at once very familiar, and yet ever so strange, with trains that look correct,

More trains on the Victoria line during rush hours

London Underground has announced a new timetable on the Victoria line which will see more trains during both the morning and evening rush hours.

Listen out for Stephen Fry on the London Underground tomorrow

Tomorrow (Thur 31st Oct) is the 14th annual London Poppy Day, and TfL along with the The Royal British Legion will be fundraising across tubes, trains and buses.

Using the London Underground to improve broadband speeds

A plan to line tube tunnels with fibre optic cables to improve London’s internet connectivity has taken a step forward.

The Two Ronnies on a tube train

Imagine an entire conversation made up from London railway station names — that’s what the Two Ronnies did on 23rd January 1982.

Bakerloo line extension seeks to go beyond Lewisham

A new consultation on the long planned Bakerloo line extension has opened today, and is seeking views on the tunnel route, the location of worksites and potentially extending the line beyond Lewisham.

More congestion for the DLR at Bank tube station

The already crowded DLR platforms at Bank tube station are set to get even more overcrowded from next week.

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.