London Underground

Now London's Met Police To Join Tube Workers On Strike

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.02.2014 | UK Politics

Thousands of Metropolitan police civilian staff are set to walk out for two days in a row over pay, a move that will coincide with the London Tube str...

We Need Democratic Trade Unions (Even if they sometimes make the trains late)

Sam Fowles | Posted 08.04.2014 | UK Politics
Sam Fowles

One may disagree with the tube strike, but that isn't an argument against Unions. But banning strikes or condemning strikers is suppressing legitimate democratic expression. And that's much worse than making the train late.

Thank You, Mr Crow

Charlie Mullins | Posted 07.04.2014 | UK Politics
Charlie Mullins

Thank you comrade Crow for dragging us back to the 1970s and 80s. This morning as commuters fought tooth and nail to get on packed buses or some of the few trains that were actually running, I think many Londoners and visitors to the City genuinely hate Bob Crow for the massive disruption he has caused.

London Tube Strike: The Funniest Twitter Reactions

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK Comedy

As Londoners struggled to get into work on Wednesday morning, the scenes across the capital were, of course, chaotic: Live pictures from the scene...

WHO SAID IT? Boris Johnson Or Bob Crow (QUIZ)

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK

If you're unfortunate enough to be working in London today, chances are you are going to have a very long journey home. Fear not, harassed commuter...

I Booked My Brazil Holiday When I Saw The Advert In The Daily Mail

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK

Basking in the Brazilian sunshine, union boss Bob Crow sipped from a coconut after gaining himself a bargain through a holiday offer advertised in the...

WATCH: Jubilee Line Ticket Barrier Sings Blur's 'Song 2'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK Comedy

Yes, if it's not enough that the 'door unlocked' beep on Southern trains fits with 'Fake Empire' by The National, it turns out that the Jubilee Line t...

Tube Ticket Barrier Sounds Like Blur's 'Song 2'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK Tech

A ticket barrier on the London Underground has been discovered which sounds exactly like the refrain from Blur's 'Song 2'. The squeaky gate reliabl...

London Underground Line Reopens After Concrete Leak

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 24.01.2014 | UK

A London Underground line has reopened this morning after grinding to a halt when a cement leak damaged a signal control room. The Victoria Line wa...

Victoria Line On London Underground Closed Due To Cement In Signal Room

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

The Victoria line on London's ageing Underground system was brought to a standstill on Thursday due to a cement leak in a signal control room. The clo...

Underground Fashion From Roundel

Sarah McGiven | Posted 23.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

Love or loathe the tube, there's no denying the fact that London Underground has a truly iconic aesthetic. The world's first city subway is awash with classic design, from Harry Beck's topological Tube Map to the station signage and typography.

Romanian Tourist Missing After Losing Son On Tube Doors

The Huffington Post UK | Cassandra Ward | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

A Romanian tourist has been missing since Tuesday after becoming separated from his son on the London Underground. Vasile Belea was last seen at St...

Tube Workers Mock Boris Johnson With Their Quote Of The Day

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Boris Johnson has rather awkwardly been put in the spotlight over a promise he made four years ago. London Underground staff gave Bo Jo an apparent...

PICTURES: Take A Tube Back To The Underground Of The 70s & 80s

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

What’s your commute like? Do you keep your head down and concentrate on getting from A to B, or do you open up your eyes and absorb the world around...

London Commuters Want Bosses to Offer Flexible Working as Rail Fares Rise Again

Andrew Millard | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Tech
Andrew Millard

Here's an alarming statistic for you: more than one in five commuters say rising fares are leading to them considering looking for work outside of London according to a OnePoll survey of over 500 London workers. This would be a disaster for the Capital's business scene. Can you imagine losing more than 20 per cent of your workforce to rising commuter costs?

All the Horrible People You Will Meet in January

Danielle Warren | Posted 08.03.2014 | UK Comedy
Danielle Warren

January brings with it a much more vicious and ferocious beast than a few Facebook updates from Jen about how 2014 is her year (and that her cheating boyfriend can go to hell). Allow me to introduce to you, the January sales-seekers, otherwise known as the most horrible people you will come across in January (maybe).

'Fight, Fight, Fight': All Hell Breaks Loose On NYE London Tube (VIDEO)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

“Fight, fight, fight, fight!” might be a familiar refrain from our collective childhoods but this particular ruckus took a very nasty turn. Th...

Drunk Racist Who Ranted On London Underground Jailed After Video Went Viral

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK

WARNING: OFFENSIVE LANGUAGE A man filmed ranting at a Japanese woman on the Tube has been jailed. A YouTube video was posted of the man launching ...

Boris Attacked For Tube Fare 'Stunt'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Boris Johnson has come under fire for a 'highly politicised stunt' over tube fares in London after prices for 2014 were unveiled. Public transport ...

Automation of Services and People - Are You Kidding Me?

Danielle Lowe | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Danielle Lowe

A spring is certainly present in a lot of Londoners steps right now. They're pleased to hear that they can party all night and take multiple methods of transport home rather than dashing for the last tube or trying to find where that night bus goes from. However, there are so many issues with this idea.

Amazon Could Turn Tube Station Ticket Offices Into Package Pick-Up Depots

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

Amazon might soon let customers have their packages delivered to Tube stations instead of their houses. The online retail giant - which also announ...

You Could Soon Collect Amazon Parcels From Your Tube Station

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 22.11.2013 | UK

Amazon parcels could soon be collected from your local London Underground station, as the online retail giant is in reported talks with Transport for ...

London Underground To Run 24 Hours At Weekends From 2015

Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.11.2013 | UK

The London Underground will run 24-hours at weekends from 2015. Tfl have announced five lines - the Piccadilly, Jubilee, Victoria, Northern and Cen...

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. ...