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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.


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

Piccadilly line strikes suspended less than 24 hours before they were due to begin

Two 24-hour walkouts planned to begin on Tuesday (April 26) and Thursday (April 28) were called off after good progress in negotiations

Explore 11 west London Tube stations you never knew existed

We look at demolished, abandoned and re-imagined Tube stops, some of which can be visited in new tours

Harrow-on-the-Hill to Wembley Park took a disabled passenger a total of 36 minutes!

London Underground journeys found to be more than FOUR TIMES as long for disabled people

A disabled passenger took part in the nine-month undercover investigation, revealing the massive time differences

Eastcote couple visit every Tube station in 24 hours to prepare for London Marathon

Donna Morley and Gary O’Connor took on the challenge for the charity that helped Gary's six-year-old niece when she was diagnosed with kidney cancer

Search for man after Tube station punch left passenger with puncture wound in leg

The victim was allegedly punched in the thigh by an assailant at Green Park station, who then boarded a train and left

Piccadilly line strikes suspended after 'good progress' in talks

But two 24-hour walkouts planned for between Tuesday (April 19) and Friday (April 22) could yet take place the following week instead

Man sought after Tube passenger 'touched himself while looking at teenager'

Police have appealed following the alleged incident on the Central line between Queensway and Tottenham Court Road

Tube announcer Phil Sayer sadly died of cancer aged 62

Please Mind the Gap: Iconic Tube announcer dies from cancer aged 62

'We are sorry to announce that this service terminates here' wrote Phil Sayers wife in fitting tribute

Zac Goldsmith vows to pump £1m in to improving Ealing's Hanger Lane

The Conservative mayoral candidate was visiting Ealing on Wednesday (March 13) where he vowed to improve Hanger Lane

Woman comes forward after police appeal over 'racist abuse' on Circle line

British Transport Police said the woman would be interviewed in due course in connection with the incident near Paddington

Union demands closure of Ealing Broadway after asbestos roof parts fall into station

Roof tiles fell onto the platform, where staff members cleared them up without knowing they contained asbestos

Sexual offences nearly double on some Tube lines, exclusive figures show

The number of sexual offences reported on Tube trains last year was up 44% from 2014

Flasher who touched himself in front of alarmed Tube passengers could be jailed

The married father of two from west London behaved obscenely towards three different victims on the Metropolitan line

British Transport Police reverses plan to ditch sexual offences unit after rise in reports

Success of campaigns to increase reporting of unwanted sexual behaviour led BTP to realise scrapping unit would undermine its efforts to support victims

Heathrow Airport's Terminal 4 is 30 years old today!

The terminal was once nicknamed 'Fantasy Island' because it was so isolated, but the airport has now grown up around it

Disruption for passengers as major revamp begins at Paddington Station

Bakerloo services will not stop at the station until August as major Crossrail and repair works are carried out

Lightning strike plays havoc with train services in west London

Services between Waterloo and Hounslow were among those affected after lightning hit the signalling system in Egham

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