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Increased capacity on the Northern line from this evening

A new timetable has been launched for the Northern line (yes, they do have them), which has expanded the duration of the high-intensity service in the evening peak.


Looking back on a year of the night tube

It's been a bit over a year since the Night Tube launched, and a report by TfL has looked back at how it went.


A bakers dozen tube stations to go step-free by 2022

An additional 13 tube stations will be upgraded to step-free access by early 2022 it has been announced today.


New night tube map cover shown off

The paper night tube map has a new cover -- it's third, designed by London-based artist Marianna Simnett which shows a flock of luminous birds falling against a black night sky.


40 years of Flying the Tube to Heathrow Airport

Forty years ago, a world first occurred, as the first ever underground rail link between an airport and a city opened -- and it was in London.


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. If you’ve ever wondered what goes on when the lines are closed at weekends, this is what’s going on.


Major test of London Underground signalling upgrade

London Underground engineers have completed their biggest test to date of brand new signalling that will see more trains able to run closer together in the future.


Photos from the Bakerloo line tunnel upgrades

Two weekend of work have seen a major upgrade to the tracks carried out inside the Bakerloo line tunnels.


More advertising screens for the London Underground

On the day that the Mayor of London announced the start of the Night Overground, TfL announced an expansion of video advertising screens in the London Underground.


Tunneling breakthrough for the Northern Line extension

The tunnel boring machines drilling two new tube tunnels under South London have broken through at Kennington, having started their work at Battersea Power Station.


Where the London Underground gets fresh air through an old graveyard

A small side street near Cannon Street railway station marks the site of a ancient graveyard, and today, a ventilation shaft for the London Underground.


A list of London’s fictional tube stations

London has many disused tube stations, but also a lot of tube stations that never existed, other than as celluloid imaginations -- these are the fictional tube stations that have graced TV and film.


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. If you've ever wondered what goes on when the lines are closed at weekends, this will inform you.


The project restoring London Underground’s Art-Deco era trains

A train that hasn't moved for nearly 50 years could be about to make a dramatic return to the London Underground -- the Q-Stock is returning.


See the plans for a Battersea’s Northern line station

Wandsworth Council is consulting local people on London Underground's plans for the eastern entrance of the proposed new Battersea Power Station tube station.