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More upgrade works for Victoria tube station

A modest, but potentially important upgrade to the entrance to Victoria tube station is being planned, to make it more obvious that it is in fact, an entrance.


Photos from the disused tunnels now helping the Bank tube station upgrade

Deep under the City of London lies its oldest deep level tube station, in use for less than a decade before it closed in 1900, now it's about to get a new lease of life.


Unbuilt London: The “figure of eight” tube line

There should be a major junction under Oxford Circus acting as the centre point of a large double-loop tube line, had plans shown off in 1988 gone ahead.


Rare London Underground poster by Man Ray up for sale

If your pockets are deeper than the Mariana Trench then you might be excited to know that the iconic Man Ray poster design for London Underground is being sold by an auction house.


More hidden London Underground tours coming soon

The occasional tours behind the scenes of disused tunnels and stations are set to resume shortly, with a new addition to the mix for this year.


A decade of roundels in Stanmore tube station

A decade ago, in 2008, posters lining the staircase at Stanmore tube station were replaced with art. And it's still there.


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 couple of months.


An update on the latest Northern line extension construction works

Works on the Northern line extension towards Battersea has seen a number of milestones over the past couple of months.


Developer chosen to upgrade South Kensington tube station

As part of the planned upgrade for South Kensington tube station, TfL has announced that Native Land has been selected as its preferred partner to develop the land owned by TfL around the station.


Developer wants to build over the tube tracks in Kensington

A section of railway in central London could be built over if plans for a major housing development are approved by Kensington and Chelsea Council.


Banking crisis for Northern line passengers

Bank branch passengers are warned that there'll be fewer trains and Kennington station will be closed for around four months later this year.


Reopening the Piccadilly line’s disused York Road tube station

The long running debate about reopening disused tube stations has reared its head again with renewed focus on York Road just to the north of the revamped King's Cross station.


Approval given for South Kensington tube station upgrade

Works to upgrade South Kensington tube station are set to start in the next few months after London Underground was granted planning permission.


Modernism tours of the London Underground

Two tours focused on modernism in the London Underground have been announced for later this year. Both tour are limited to 25 people.


London Underground aims to deliver super-fast broadband through tube tunnels

London Underground tunnels could soon be carrying a super-fast broadband internet service, if plans being worked on by TfL come to fruition.