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London's doors are open to all, and the Tube is the best way to get around and explore our amazing city!

What have you got planned for this weekend? #LondonisOpen
Have you ever wondered where some of the more quirky Tube station names come from? ????

Wonder no longer, as this fascinating BBC Britain feature delves back in time to reveal the stories behind the names!

How Tube stations got their unusual names

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We love this from Art on the Underground - did you know that each Tube station has a unique Labyrinth? How many have you seen?!
"Service update - everything cool"

Carl has featured on this page before, and this Tube legend is getting love again. Watch him do his thing. "Bless up!"

Tube worker hailed 'total legend' for hilarious train announcement

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Less than 24 hours left to bid on the #NightTube guitar signed by @RonnieWood – proceeds go to @RailwayChildren
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How well do you know the Tube network? Can you identify these 16 stations by the lines that serve them?

Seems easy, but how many did you get? Leave your score in the comments and tag a friend to challenge them too! ????

Can You Name The Station From The London Underground Lines?

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Harry Beck’s Tube map is one of the most iconic and recognisable designs ever created.

Read the full story of the map and its enduring influence in this great BBC Culture feature: [ Bbc.in Link ]
Today we’re celebrating the restoration of the Paolozzi mosaics at Tottenham Court Road. This is their story.
From Friday, the London Transport Museum will be displaying classic London Underground posters alongside the modern designs they've inspired.

Go along and learn a bit about our design heritage, and see how many posters you recognise!

How the Underground has re-imagined some of its most famous posters - Creative Review

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Have you seen the original Tube map on display at Finchley Central station?

If you're passing through, have a look at one of London's most famous and enduring design icons and read some of the history behind it.

Seen The Harry Beck Tube Map In Finchley Central?

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Here they are! Meet Helen and Amy, the 650-tonne tunnel boring machines that will start building the Northern Line Extension in March.

The extension, set for completion in 2020, is the first major Tube line extension since the Jubilee line in the late 1990s. It will extend the Charing Cross branch of the Northern line from Kennington to Battersea, via Nine Elms, spurring economic growth by...
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This cool version of the Tube map shows the most popular Instagram hashtags used around stations.

Useful for planning all those things you want to see and do in London, from sightseeing to shopping to eating out!

#tagsandthecity – London

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Earlier this year, over 1,000 volunteers took part in the ‘Please Offer Me a Seat’ badge and card trial. Aimed at helping commuters with invisible impairments who sometimes find it difficult to get a seat on the network. We are pleased to announce that the scheme will be rolled out permanently in spring 2017. Follow @TfLAccess for updates.
Earlier this year, over 1,000 volunteers took part in the ‘Please Offer Me a Seat’ badge and card trial. Aimed at helping commuters with invisible impairments who sometimes find it difficult to get a seat on the network. We are pleased to announce that the scheme will be rolled out permanently in spring 2017. Follow @TfLAccess for updates.
Great to see Real Madrid C.F. star Alvaro Morata making the most of his winter break by heading to London and grabbing a selfie outside the Tube station with his fiancee!

Alvaro Morata enjoys break in London with fiancee Alice Campello

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#NightTube all night, Fridays and Saturdays.

Now on Victoria, Jubilee, and most of the Central, Northern and Piccadilly lines #LondonisOpen

#NightTube arrives on the Piccadilly line this evening

Running between Cockfosters and Heathrow Terminal 5 (not Terminal 4) Fridays and Saturdays.

#NightTube arrives on most of the Piccadilly line tomorrow.

Running between Cockfosters and Heathrow Terminal 5 (not Terminal 4)

Pick up the 25th edition of the Tube pocket map now, featuring a cover to please fans of Art on the Underground!