London Underground

7/2018 Hour 1 - Hugo Massien

Solid Steel (20th July) In Hour 1 this week it's Hugo Massien who's had a number of high profile releases already behind him for labels including the …

Dubstep

A Brief History of the London Underground

London Underground is as much part of London as Buckingham Palace, Big Ben and Westminster Abbey – and some would argue a lot more useful. London was …

England

London commuters, assemble and get some free wine from these popup vineyards

Forget vineyards under the Tuscany sun and the Château Margaux winery because there’s something a little closer to home.<p>If you’re travelling on the …

Food (UK)

Gareth Southgate's name ripped off tube station wall sparking outrage from football fans

A woman has been filmed ripping off Gareth Southgate's name from a London Underground station.<p>The temporary name change - intended to alter the name …

Soccer

TfL Tube announcements will tell commuters to 'look up' for people who need a seat

New Tube announcements will tell commuters to "look up" for people who may be in greater need of a seat.<p>Transport for London will be trialling the …

UK News

This 11 Year Old Has Recreated The Tube Map In Minecraft

<i>Join us to chat about all things related to London transport on our new Facebook group, Londonist Roundel Ramblings — everyone welcome.</i>Just when we …

Travel (UK)

Football fans in Gareth Southgate masks flashmob Tube station

Football fans in Gareth Southgate masks were spotted celebrating at a London Underground station after it was temporarily renamed after the England manager.<p>Transport for London and Visa unveiled new signs across Southgate Tube station, which is on the Piccadilly Line.<p>The signs will be on display …

Soccer

Paris Metro stations renamed after France World Cup 2018 winners - and London Underground salutes Gareth Southgate too

Gareth Southgate, Didier Deschamps, Hugo Lloris and the entire World Cup winning France side have all been immortalised on the London Underground and …

Soccer

London Underground Station Named Changed In Gareth Southgate's Honour

<b>After England reached the semi finals of the World Cup for only the third time in history, and the first time since 1990, manager Gareth Southgate is</b> …

Soccer

This Public Transit Series Celebrates Moscow's Contemporary Metro Stations

Beautifully integrating graphic design and architecture, the newest release from Blue Crow Media's transit series recognizes a selection of the most …

Architecture

Are Dogs Allowed on London Underground Tube Trains?

Whether you are new to London, or a canine is new to your family, you may be wondering whether you can bring your furry friend on the Tube, the …

Travel

Piccadilly line strike: When, why and what will it mean for commuters?

Strike action on London Underground's Piccadilly line starts today, coinciding with Donald Trump’s controversial visit to the capital.<p>Members of the …

England

Infographic: Where Will A Map Of The Smiths’ Discography Take You?

<i>The Great Bear</i> by Simon Patterson is perhaps the most famous reappropriation of any subway map–London or otherwise. It charts London’s icons by replacing station names along the Tube with names of actors, philosophers, writers, saints, and other leaders in cultural developments. Patterson once said …

Indie Music

Uber and Alphabet invest in scooter sharing company Lime

Ridesharing company Uber and Google parent Alphabet have invested in scooter sharing company Lime in a $335m (£252m) funding round.<p>Uber will work …

Finance (UK)

Former Sugababes star Keisha Buchanan accuses man of sexual assault on London Underground

Former Sugababes star Keisha Buchanan has accused a man of sexually assaulting her on the London Underground.<p>Taking to Instagram to share a picture …

Celebrity (UK)

Watch: Social experiment counts how many people offer seats to a pregnant woman on the Tube

Blogger Anna Whitehouse wore a fake pregnancy bump and travelled on the London underground.<p>Trying to get a seat on the underground in any city in the …

Pregnancy

BREAKING Oxford Circus closed: Hundreds of commuters stuck at London Underground station in heatwave hell

Oxford Circus station has closed sparking heatwave hell for hundreds of commuters.<p>We'll be bringing you the very latest updates, pictures and video …

Commuting

Drivers on Piccadilly Line to stage 52-hour strike over union disputes with TfL

Commuters relying on the Piccadilly Line could face three days of travel chaos as Tube drivers are set to stage a 52-hour walkout.<p>Strike action has …

Trains

There’s something satisfying about this map of the Tube

It’s pretty hard not to love this version of the Tube Map – even if you hate the normal one.<p>A creative Reddit user has managed to superimpose the …

London Public Transport

Why London's Central line is so unbearably hot

Throughout the summer months, a journey on London’s Underground can feel like an exercise in endurance. Packed into metal carriages deep beneath the …

Trains

West Hampstead commuter left fighting for life after rush hour attack at London Underground station

A commuter was rushed to hospital with serious head injuries after he was attacked at a London Underground station today.<p>Horrified witnesses at West …

Crime (UK)

Why is London's Central line so hot? Science has the answer

London, it is hot. And nowhere is it hotter than on the sweltering, stinking hellscape that is the Central line. But why, of all of London’s Tube …

England

Check out this bird's-eye view of London's Tube map

There have been a fair few exciting alternative Tube maps over the years - not least Transport for London's geographically correct map - and now …

Transportation (UK)

Did You Know TfL Has A Special Tube Map For Those Who Want To Avoid Stairs?

<i>Join us to chat about all things related to London transport on our new Facebook group, Londonist Roundel Ramblings — everyone welcome.</i> Click here …

Travel (UK)

Someone drew the Tube map on an aerial photo of London and it's totally mesmerising

When you take a photo from an airplane, the last thing you'd expect is for a complete and utter stranger to draw a load of squiggly lines over it. …

London

Tube drivers to strike during Donald Trump's UK visit

Drivers on parts of London Underground are to strike on the day of Donald Trump’s visit to the capital next month, in a row over working conditions and staffing.<p>The industrial action by members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union on the Piccadilly line will begin at 9pm on 11 July until …

Donald Trump

The Tube Map... As Seen From A Plane

And for today's alternative tube map... this:The very clever @martinbangratz has edited this aerial photo from @djsantero, adding the London tube map …

Travel (UK)

Tube Strike July 2018: Action Planned For Day Of Donald Trump Visit

In a row over working conditions and staffing.<p>PA Wire/PA Images<p>Donald Trump is visiting the UK on July 13<p>Drivers on parts of London Underground are …

Donald Trump

Drivers on London Underground are to strike on the day of Donald Trump’s visit next month

DRIVERS on London Underground are to strike on the day of Donald Trump’s visit next month.<p>The RMT union says Tube workers on the Piccadilly Line are …

Donald Trump

Trump UK visit: Tube strike to hit London Underground as US President arrives, announces RMT union

Drivers on parts of the London Underground are set to strike on the day of Donald Trump's visit to the UK.<p>The National Union of Rail, Maritime and …

Donald Trump