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London Underground

The London Underground, or the Tube as it is known for short, provides a train service across London Underground and into the counties of Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshite and Essex. It opened in 1863 and is served by 270 stations and 11 lines.


Suitcase sparks security scare near Putney Bridge station

Police sealed off the surrounding area and the station was temporarily closed on Monday afternoon

'All I could think of was my children' - police officer on moment man tried to stab her in Acton

Hussam Elhandi and Laurrent Sango, who threatened commuters at knifepoint around Acton Town station and tried to steal their phones, have been jailed

FREE bottles of water to be handed to Tube passengers to combat heatwave

Danone have supplied 250,000 bottles of water for commuters on the Underground this week as temperatures are set to rise

Man re-bailed as police continue investigation into Tube passenger 'carrying guns and ammo'

The offence is alleged to have happened near Earl's Court station on May 14

Delays on South West Trains at Feltham due to broken down freight train

South West Train tickets being accepted on local bus routes, London Underground and other rail services


Road closed after burst water pipe floods parts of White City

Thames Water engineers were sent to the scene on Wednesday morning after a pipe burst near the Tube station

Watch commuters forced to walk on tube tracks as train evacuated near Shepherd's Bush

Around 1,000 people had to get off the train and walk through London's underground tunnels after a train broke down

Piccadilly line 'back of the queue' for Night Tube this autumn

The night-time service is due to arrive on the Piccadilly line this autumn, but only after being extended to the Jubilee and Northern lines, it appears

Free transport design festival taking place on London's Regent Street this July

London's iconic Regent Street will be transformed into a display of transport designs this summer, presented by Transport for London and the London Transport Museum

Shepherd's Bush station

Council battles buskers who make themselves a nuisance in Shepherd's Bush

A new order tacking noise nuisance around the Tube station is being introduced this month, with a borough-wide consultation on busking promised

'Unrealistic' body adverts banned from London Underground by Sadiq Khan

Posters displaying unhealthy body images will have to be examined before TfL can display them in the Tube network

Young man pushed onto tracks after row at Bond Street station

BTP are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a man had to pull himself back onto the platform after being pushed onto the tracks

Man re-bailed as police continue Earl's Court gun and ammunition investigations

It comes after two off-duty Met officers tackled a drunken man on the District line near Earl's Court station in May

Londoners react angrily to TfL fares freeze 'broken promise' after Sadiq Khan said it won't apply to everyone

The Mayor of London and TfL Commissioner Mike Brown announced a four-year fare freeze on London transport - but there are many... many exceptions

Eerie footage shows ghostly figure in Knightsbridge tube station near burial pit

A number of ghost sightings have been reported in London Underground tube stations, could this one near a former leprosy burial pit be another?

Why Chelsea should not try and sign Manchester United favourite Juan Mata

Pushed out of Chelsea by Jose Mourinho, and facing the same fate at Manchester United: why Blues should avoid retracing old steps with Juan Mata

London Underground Quiz: How well do you know the District Line?

Does it feel like you spend hours on the London Underground watching station signs flash by?

People pose for photos with amazing 3D dinosaur street art in Kensington

The T-Rex was drawn to promote a new estate agents opening in the area

Travel mayhem on Central line as signal failures cause severe delays

Transport for London says delays are due to earlier signal failure in East Acton area

Night Tube 2016: Further strikes to come before August launch, warn union

Commuters are set to be hit by fresh strikes ahead of the planned August Night Tube launch

The best tweets as London reacts to summer Night Tube announcement

As confirmation of a 24-hour London Underground service at weekends arrives, here's how Londoners reacted on social media

Off-duty police officers tackle drunken man carrying gun and knife on Tube near Earl's Court

A man from Ealing was arrested after the incident near Earl's Court station

The Night Tube service will run on Friday and Saturday nights

Delayed Night Tube to launch in August

The Central and Victoria lines will be the first to offer the 24-hour weekend service, with Piccadilly, Jubilee and Northern to follow in the autumn

Crossrail reveals 'bespoke' new station designs set for 2018

The new images show how stations will have bespoke designs to reflect the character of the local areas

Could this futuristic 'tube' replace London Underground travel with supersonic commutes?

The 'Concorde of commuting', Hyperloop One, is being tested today in the US - but could it come to London?

Man hit by train after 'running on roof of Tube'

Police have launched an investigation to find out how the 30-year-old ended up on the tracks between Hammersmith and Ravenscourt Park stations

Police keen to speak to this man after 'wild punches' thrown at woman by Tube passenger

A man followed the 23-year-old woman off the Tube before threatening and racially abusing her. Officers believe the man pictured may hold vital information


Fire at Vauxhall train station causes long delays on South West Trains

Commuters face long delays on Thursday (May 5) as many trains are cancelled and delayed due to a fire at Vauxhall train station


High Street Kensington Tube station reopens after fire crew deals with flood

Trains had stopped at the station after a problem in an electrics intake room in nearby shops

Ordeal for woman followed on Tube by man who touched her inappropriately and exposed himself

Police want to speak to this man after the victim said she  was followed and sexually assaulted as she changed trains

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