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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.


Jubilee Line Night Tube date announced as plans for extension stay on track

Now the Victoria and Central line Night Tube has officially launched, the dates for the Jubilee line have been announced

Boy, 13, robbed at knifepoint on Tube at Oxford Circus after asking man for directions

Detectives want to speak to the man pictured in connection with the robbery, which they said had left the 13-year-old 'shaken and traumatised'

Police appeal after 14-year-old girl sexually assaulted on Central Line near Holborn

British Transport Police have launched an appeal to find the offender after he reportedly sexually assaulted a teenage girl on a train

Night Tube: Tesco trials 24-hour opening to serve late-night Londoners

Tesco is trialling 24-hour opening times at several of its stores in West London on Fridays and Saturdays in line with the Night Tube

Night Tube: 'Great atmosphere' hailed by police as ZERO offences reported on first night time trains

British Transport Police called the Night Tube launch a success as additional officers patrolling trains helped ensure no crimes were reported

Police hunt for man who exposed himself to a woman on the tube

British Transport Police detectives release images of a man they want to speak to after indecent exposure to a woman

First Night Tube journeys launch as over 50,000 passengers take advantage

The long awaited Night Tube landed in the capital on Friday night (August 20) and thousands made the most of the 24-hour lines

Night Tube: New weekend buses launched to support underground trains and get Londoners home

Along with the launch of London's first ever Night Tube, a series of night buses have also been launched

Night Tube: Man sets off from Hammersmith for 24-HOUR continuous journey on London Underground

Dave Lovering set off from Hammersmith at 4.30am and doesn't plan on leaving the Underground for 24 hours


Shepherd's Bush fire: Tube station and roads closed as fire crews tackle flames

Firefighters tackling a large fire in a block of flats in Shepherd's Bush Green as flames seen leaping from building

Night Tube: Passengers will be 'as safe as during the day', police promise

British Transport Police say there are no safety concerns ahead of Night Tube services starting this weekend

Night Tube: 24-hour service slow to arrive, says London Mayor

Sadiq Khan says all-night London Underground trains should already be operating, as the trains begin almost a year later than planned

Night Tube: 7 things you can do all night in London

The Night Tube has arrived in London! But which doors does that open for those living in the capital?


Night Tube: Everything you need to know about London's 24 hour service launch

After a series of battles, strikes and concerns from residents and authorities, London takes the plunge and goes 24 hours

Police appeal for help finding Tube hero who jumped on lives rails in London Underground to rescue sick commuter

A man was hauled off the tracks to the safety of the platform after collapsing at Tottenham Court Road on Tuesday

Broken down train at Hayes and Harlington station causes problems for rail users

Delays were announced at around 10am and were only expected to last 30 minutes - but instead continued into the afternoon

Victoria Tube station evacuated following fire alert

The station was closed for about 20 minutes during rush hour on Wednesday (August 17) morning

Night Tube weekend trial run scheduled as launch date looms

Although no customers will be able to use them, the Night Tubes trains will run all weekend as a test

Holborn escalator improvement work to cause disruption for Tube commuters for EIGHTEEN MONTHS

London Underground passengers will be unable to enter Holborn station until March 2018 while the work is carried out

Air quality alerts set to appear on bus stops and Tube stations to highlight London's worst pollution spots

Air quality alerts will be at bus stops, tube stations and road side stops to show where the worst air pollution is

Boost for commuters and Notting Hill carnival goers as Holland Park Station reopens

The Central line station had been closed for eight months to allow aging lifts to be replaced and general refurbishment

Bakerloo line reopens at Paddington station after major improvement works completed weeks ahead of schedule

Next major phase of modernisation will take place on the Circle, District, Metropolitan and Hammersmith & City 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

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