London Underground Investing £330m in Mass Tube Station Jazz-Up

Transport for London has announced a plan to throw £330m at London's tube network, with the money set to be spent on refreshing around 70 stations over the next seven years. New floors, walls, efficient lighting and yet more CCTV cameras to catch you weeing in the tunnels will eventually hit the city's underground world. Read More >>

TfL Website Gets a Google Maps-Infused Facelift

Considering eight million people use it monthly, the Transport for London website has been long overdue a makeover -- it was clunky, ugly, and sometimes downright confusing as to showing users the best transport options for trips around the capital. A significant redesign of the service launches today, and it's instantly a zillion times more useable than what went before it. Read More >>

Jubilee Line Tube Driver Arrested for Being Drunk at the Controls

A 50-year old tube driver has been arrested, after being found drunk during his shift at the controls of a northbound Jubilee Line train on Saturday afternoon. Read More >>

Former Brompton Road Tube Station Nets MoD £53m

Brompton Road tube station no longer belongs to the nation in any way, with current owner the Ministry of Defence agreeing to sell the West London tube stop as part of its latest round of cost-cutting measures. Read More >>

£16 Billion "Boris Bus" Inspired Tube Train Upgrade Planned

£16 billion is being injected into London's Underground tube system, with a new fleet of air-conditioned, walk-through trains top of the wishlist of the Underground's MD. Read More >>

Tesco's "Click and Collect" Service is Now at Work at Rayners Lane Tube Station

If your commute takes you past Rayners Lane tube station in London, from today you'll be able to pick up your groceries from the stop, as well as sort out tickets and Oyster cards. Tesco has opened its first "Click and Collect" point at the station, one of six planned for the tube network, letting shoppers order groceries online and pick them up from a refrigerated van at the station from 12-3pm and 5-8pm daily. [Standard] Read More >>

Londoners, Now's Your Chance to Moan About Your Journey in Today

With 23 per cent of our readers living in London, I'm guessing many of them struggled into work today thanks to Bob Crow's tube strike. Now, while there's nothing more dull than hearing of other people's three-hour travel attempts, there's admittedly nothing more satisfying than bitching about your own journey. So, air your grievances below, but warning! Be careful not to read anyone else's comment. (Unless the non-Londoners want a kick of schadenfreude with their morning coffee). Read More >>

The Tube Strike: Everything You Need to Know to Survive Commuter Hell

After weeks of seesawing negotiations, Londoners will tonight have to brace themselves for a 48-hour tube strike, severely limiting the transport service that runs like veins beneath the capital's streets. It's a mess, but with a bit of forward planning, you should be able to get to where you need to be. Just don't expect to be on time. Read More >>

Confirmed: London Underground's Victoria Station Control Room is Flooded With Concrete

Those hoping for a smooth journey home on one of London's most vital transport routes may be in for a bit of a nightmare tonight. News is coming in that the Victoria Line has ground to a halt between Warren Street and Brixton. The cause? Someone's flooded the signalling room at Victoria with quick-setting concrete. Read More >>

Man Missing for Two Days After Tube Door Separates Him from Son

In what sounds like an unfortunate rendering of that scene from Sliding Doors, a Romanian tourist has gone missing after being separated from his son for two days when a Tube train shut its doors before he could climb onboard. Read More >>

This is What Went Inside London Underground's 150th-Year Anniversary Time Capsule

It's not set to be opened for another 50 years, but if you're alive and well today you can already know what awaits commuters in 2063 inside Transport for London's time capsule, marking the end of the London Underground 150th-year anniversary celebrations. Read More >>

Journeying Through the Bowels of the London Underground: My Personal Catharsis

I arrive in the station with my arms by my side, and my head tilted sideways at an odd angle. I wipe away the slightly coagulated drool from the right side of my mouth, and pick the sleep that has hardened into a crust from the corner of my eyes. I am squashed. Mentally and physically. Read More >>

London Underground's Excess Heat Will be Used to Warm Homes

If you've ever braved London Underground's Northern Line tube service during rush hour, you'll have have experienced the 10th circle of hell that Dante somehow managed to forget. Cramped, sweaty and hot enough to make you faint, it's horrible. But all that excess heat may serve a worthy purpose yet, as it's being earmarked to warm some of London homes. Read More >>

Amazon to Take Over Closed Tube Station Ticket Offices as Parcel Collection Points?

While it seems Londoners are unanimously in favour of London Underground's plans to run Tube services through the night from 2015, few will be pleased to hear that with the move also comes the closure of manned ticket offices, and a host of resultant job losses. But Amazon may be about to give that cloud its silver lining. Read More >>

London Underground Tube to Run 24 Hours a Day on Weekends From 2015

The dreaded 3am night bus journey home is set to become a thing of the past for Londoners, as London Underground has announced that portions of the Tube network will run 24 hours a day on weekends, starting from 2015. Read More >>

Film Fest Dedicated to the Underground Kicks Off In London

A film fest dedicated to all things Underground kicks off this weekend in London. Read More >>


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