There’s a display in the Transport Museum of roundels used by TfL, but one of them shouldn’t be there.
Released to tie in with an exhibition of the same name, this book is a picture rich journey through some of the disused and hidden spaces on the London Underground.
There’s a chance next month to visit a part of the Jubilee line rarely seen – the overrun tunnels that run beyond Charing Cross station towards Aldwych.
As you step through the familiar terracotta frontage of an old tube station it’s difficult to believe you’re two floors above ground, and not deep under it.
It’s a curious thing, Moquette, that hard wearing fabric in bold designs that seems to spark strong passions in people. Is it the design, the familiarity, the heritage, the links with London Transport?
Alongside the design of the stations, London Underground’s posters heritage is justly world-famous.
A relief from the prices that steam trains have to charge for trips, as a 1950s vintage trains offers affordable runs along part of the Metropolitan line in September.
There will be a chance to go behind the scenes at Piccadilly Circus tube station as part of the expanding Hidden London tours from the London Transport Museum.
Following the success of the large glowing tube roundels sold by the London Transport Museum, they’ve launched a smaller version as well.
Following the “sold out in one day” success of the District line moquette socks, the Transport Museum has more socks in stock.
Next weekend (22nd-23rd June) there will be a chance to see a steam train running along part of the District line as part of its 150th anniversary.
The London Transport Museum has put high resolution images of over 500 artefacts and artworks from its heritage collection onto Google’s Arts & Culture platform.
A new exhibition is looking at the recent substantial works to upgrade the Thameslink lines so that a mainline railway can, in places offer tube-train like services.
One hundred posters has gone on display at the Transport Museum, and one of them could go on to become an official tube poster.
In the 1970s, to help dig the new Jubilee line at Charing Cross, a series of long access tunnels had to also be dug — and they’re still down there, empty and abandoned.
After the success of the Hidden London tours London Transport Museum have created a collection of gifts to celebrate the Hidden London Underground.
On Sunday 19th May, the London Transport Museum will be operating more trips with the 1938 tube stock train – this time on the Piccadilly Line.
File this under “just shut up and take my money”, as the London Transport Museum is now selling London Underground moquette socks.
To mark the 150th anniversary of the opening of the District line, London Underground plans to run steam trains along the line once again.
Launched last June, a glowing tube roundel has won an award for the “best licensed product” at the Association for Cultural Enterprises Conference.
The Transport Museum is announcing a fresh batch of tours of the Hidden parts of the London Underground once again.
This coming Sunday, a vintage tube train will be running through central London, and out at Epping, vintage buses will travel around the countryside.
One of the last few chances to do this — as a 1938 tube train will trundle though central London next month, and you can be on board.
London Transport Museum has secured funding to develop a new gallery that will explore the role of London’s transport during the First and Second World Wars.
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