The Tube

HURRAH! Even More Of London's Tube Network Is Going 24-Hour

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Chris York | Posted 20.02.2015 | UK

Good news Londoners (and those lucky enough to be visiting) - even more of the capital's travel network is going to run 24-hours at weekends. All-...

Why TfL's Union-Bashing Tweet Helps Ruin Things for All of Us

Rebecca Winson | Posted 31.01.2015 | UK Politics
Rebecca Winson

Tweets like this, when viewed as part of a much bigger picture, are a direct threat to the idea that your job should be as safe as possible, that your time spent at work shouldn't make you weep blood and that you should get a fair wage for a fair day's work. TfL aren't just throwing shade at the RMT, they're throwing it at all of us.

14 People Genuinely Worried About The Tube Terror Attack Hoax

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 01.09.2014 | UK

It was probably inevitable - the government raises the terrorist threat level so some silly sod starts a rumour of imminent attack on the London Under...

Tube Be, or Not Tube Be - How to Avoid the Travel Chaos During London's Transport Strike

Tim Stone | Posted 28.06.2014 | UK Tech
Tim Stone

The tube strikes have served to highlight the fact that the UK working population is crying out to be spared the daily commute. I feel lucky to work for an organisation where 100 percent of our employees are equipped with the technology to allow them to work remotely.

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

London - Just One Big Dysfunctional Family?

Josh Zitser | Posted 01.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Josh Zitser

What events like the Royal Wedding, the London Olympics and Wimbledon show are that, deep down, we are in fact amongst that most genuine and charming people out there. Give us a bottle of Pimms and we'll stumble and knock over our metaphorical walls. Give us a bit of sun as a remedy to our coldness, and our solar-powered souls are reinvigorated.

Tube Travel Is Bad For Your Health

PA | Posted 24.04.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Travelling on the Tube could be bad for your health because of tiny metal dust particles in the atmosphere, new research from a UK university has clai...

WATCH: 39 Tonne Runaway Train Shoots Through Busy Tube Stations

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 01.03.2013 | UK

London Underground and its contractors have been fined a total of £300,000 after an engineering train ran out of control for over four miles on the N...

Blending in Like a Local - Ten Tips for London's New Arrivals

Natalie de Winter | Posted 26.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Natalie de Winter

Being an Australian, when I first moved to London I thought fitting in would be a piece of bakewell tart. I mean, we sort of speak the same language and appear to have many cultural similarities, yes? How hard could it be?

Running the Tube Later at the Weekend

Alexander Jan | Posted 07.04.2013 | UK
Alexander Jan

Last week Transport for London held out the prospect of the Underground running later at weekends. Commencing in 2015, this could deliver a boost to London's £8 billion a year dining, drinking and entertainment industry. It would provide a boon to the thousands of Londoners who flock to the West End for a night out.

No Pants On The Tube Day: It's The London Undie-Ground

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 14.01.2013 | UK

Monday morning saw the world's 12th annual "no pants subway ride" (that's trousers and the Tube to you and me), and bearing in mind most of London wok...

What Do These Have To Do WIth London Underground?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.01.2013 | UK

The London Underground is 150 years young this week and you can bet in that time it has accrued its fair share of odd tales and weird rumours. The ...

Tube Cleaners Go On Strike

PA | Posted 02.03.2013 | UK

Workers who clean London Underground stations are striking over the new year in a dispute over pay. Rail Maritime and Transport union members worki...

King's Cross Fire Anniversary Marked With Cuts Warning

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.11.2012 | UK

Transport trade unionists marking the 25th anniversary of a devastating Tube station fire today demanded the scrapping of proposed staffing cuts. D...

London Underground Gets Plastered

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 10.10.2012 | UK

As you thunder through London, hundreds of feet below the ground, perusing a map, you may have noticed the White City is now adjacent to Shepherd’s ...

Tube Descends Into Chaos Weeks Ahead Of Olympics

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.07.2012 | UK

A busy tube line descended into chaos on Wednesday morning, causing severe delays in a city that will host the Olympics in under a month. The probl...

Tube Etiquette for Tourists During the Jubilee and Olympics

Alison E. Wise | Posted 31.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Alison E. Wise

We know that the London Underground can be intimidating and confusing, what with all those people rushing around, so here are some helpful tips for you to try and follow.

Mind The Map - New Show Puts London In 2D (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Alice E. Vincent | Posted 18.05.2012 | Home

It’s not just tourists who can be found staring blankly at maps in London. The sprawling city’s transport systems and hidden alleyways can make ev...

I Can't Stand Labour; But I Will Be Voting for Ken

Lisa Egan | Posted 01.07.2012 | UK Politics
Lisa Egan

It saddens me that Ken rejoined Labour after serving his first term as London Mayor as an independent candidate. I would feel much happier putting my mark next to his name if he weren't affiliated with a party I have no love for.

Rihanna Takes The Tube In Thigh-High Boots

MyDaily | Posted 28.05.2012 | UK Style

If Rihanna was trying to travel unnoticed in London last night, she didn't do a good job....

London Underground To Get Wi-Fi For The Olympics

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 14.05.2012 | UK Tech

The London Underground will have Wi-Fi available during the London 2012 Olympics, but questions are already arising of how useful it will be. Virg...

The Tube's Up The Spout But Boris Is At Full Speed

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.02.2012 | UK Politics

Boris Johnson has been accused of failing to manage London's transport system, after five underground lines sufferered severe delays and suspensions a...