London Underground

Avoid the Tube? Who Are They Kidding?

Danielle Lowe | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Danielle Lowe

Over the weekend TFL shared with the world a new idea of theirs, that they hope and think will really work. They've decided to hand leaflets out to people between Tooting Bec and Clapham North on the Northern Line to try to encourage them to take another method to get to work in the morning...

On The Train?

The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 30.10.2013 | UK

If you're on your way to or from work, this might be up your street - YouGov has asked Londoners about the most annoying habits of fellow commuters. ...

Tube Passenger Arrested For 'Racist Rant'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.10.2013 | UK

A Tube passenger who allegedly used vile racist language on board a Bakerloo line train has been arrested, police had confirmed. Thr 52-year-old ma...

WATCH: ‘Racist' London Underground Rant Caught On Camera

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 21.10.2013 | UK

WARNING: OFFENSIVE LANGUAGE A YouTube video has been posted of a man launching into a shocking racist attack on a London Underground train. The ...

Come And Meet The London Underground Animals! (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 14.12.2013 | UK

SEE ALSO: Cherry, Wet Chalk & Monkey Nuts: This Is What London Underground Stations Taste Like If you look very closely at a map of the London Unde...

Secret Art Underground, or, What Is Art?

Kayte Ferris | Posted 24.11.2013 | UK Entertainment
Kayte Ferris

Blending into the background at Underground stations all around the capital, strange, abstract, monochromatic markings have appeared on walls. No fanfare, no explanation, just silent encroachment of this public space. Not sinister, just strange.

How Long Would It Take You To Visit Every London Tube Station?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.09.2013 | UK

Two men have broken the record for visiting all 270 London Underground stations in the fastest possible time. Geoff Marshall, 41, and Anthony Smith...

Tech Caress: Should We Treat Our Tech More Like Boba Fett?

Simon Pont | Posted 16.11.2013 | UK Tech
Simon Pont

What I like about travelling by morning train, beyond the fact it doesn't involve cycling, is how I'm awake to what everyone else in the carriage is up to. Of course, what they're doing is what I'm doing.

How To Register For WiFi On The Underground With O2

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Bostock | Posted 04.09.2013 | UK Tech

Sick of walking into tube stations and realising that for the next hour you need to live 'without' your mobile phone. Well, those days are over if...

WATCH: Panicked Passengers Try To Flee Smoke-Filled Tube Carriage

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 29.10.2013 | UK

Panicked Tube passengers were filmed desperately trying to flee a train as the locked carriage began filling with smoke. The Central Line train wa...

Underground, Overground: Wi-Fi's The Key

The Huffington Post | Sarah Bostock | Posted 23.08.2013 | UK Tech

During London 2012, commuters may have noticed a few sly changes to their train routine. Lost visitors were greeted with warm smiles and directions...

Cherry, Wet Chalk & Monkey Nuts: This Is What London Underground Stations Taste Like

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.10.2013 | UK

Jam roly-poly, spam fritters, chewing gum and sausage meat: These are just some of the taste sensations James Wannerton experiences as he hurtles thro...

Want To Know When Your Next Tube Is?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.08.2013 | UK Tech

This hugely impressive map by Bruno Imbrizi is a visualisation of where every single train is on the London Underground. The very clever and very h...

Underground Station Used As Blitz Command Bunker Up For Sale

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 30.07.2013 | UK

A disused London Underground station is to be sold after the Ministry of Defence (MOD) declared it surplus to military requirements. Brompton Road...

Which Tube Line Has The Worst Fungal Spores?

PA | Posted 25.07.2013 | UK

Commuters travelling on the London Underground Jubilee Line inhale more fungal spores than those on the Central and Bakerloo lines, according to new r...

Sir Edgar Speyer - Banker, Traitor, Scapegoat, Spy?

Ellee Seymour | Posted 09.09.2013 | UK Politics
Ellee Seymour

Have you ever heard of Sir Edgar Speyer? The chances are that unless you have stayed at his former sprawling home on the North Norfolk coast where his story and sad demise is displayed in the lobby - now the splendid Sea Marge Hotel where I first heard of him - it is unlikely that his name will be familiar to you.

LOOK: Kitten Found On London Underground Train

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.09.2013 | UK

A kitten has been found on a London Underground train. The tiny ball of dark fur - thought to be just four weeks old - was handed in to staff who pass...

The Real North-South Divide

Lydia Smith | Posted 04.07.2013 | UK Comedy
Lydia Smith

I arrived in London with very little idea of what living in the capital was like - and almost two years later, here is what I've found out.

What Is Nigel Farage Paranoid About?

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 02.07.2013 | UK Politics

For a man who spends much of his life willingly being followed by cameras, Nigel Farage has a rather irrational fear - people tracking where he is goi...

Could 'Mind The Gap' Be Changed For An Advert?

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 25.06.2013 | UK

The London Underground's iconic 'Mind The Gap' message could soon become 'Fuel The Gap' if sponsorship deal with an energy drink and Transport for Lon...

Is University Still Worth It Today?

Luke Hodson | Posted 20.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Luke Hodson

University is great if you're passionate about what you are studying, your degree is a doorway to next steps in your career. If you want to start a business but are unsure and feel University can help get you to the place where you feel more confident, then take some time out to consider your options before you start studying. Travelling worked for me.

LOOK: London Underground's 'Ghost Stations'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.06.2013 | UK

Ever been on the Tube and caught a glimpse of a mysterious dark tunnel and wondered where it went? Chances are it has something to do with the nume...

Sex, Sciatica And My Don Draper Moment

Grant Feller | Posted 05.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Grant Feller

I often think I could have been (could be?) Don Draper - obviously - and always want to endure the train commute in and out of town dressed in an immaculate Mad Men outfit. And one day, most importantly, I'll add the stiff-brimmed Fedora. That's the important bit.

Meet You At Burberry By Bond Street? Or At Virgin Euston?

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 03.06.2013 | UK

You could be meeting your friends for a shopping date at 'Burberry by Bond Street' tube station, or catching a fast train into 'Virgin Euston', if a p...

What Your Car Says About You

Amanda Walters | Posted 29.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Amanda Walters

No, I'm not talking about Kit from Knight Rider here, but the car you drive does actually speak volumes about the kind of person you are. Your tastes, your interests, your profession, it seems strange but your car is almost as good at describing you as you are!