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This Is London's New 'Driverless' Tube Train

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 10.10.2014 | UK Tech

London Underground has officially unveiled its 'New Tube for London' at a cost of £2.5 billion. The futuristic looking trains will be packed with ...

Tube Workers To Strike Next Week

Huffington Post UK/ PA | Posted 09.10.2014 | UK

UPDATE: Tube Strike Next Week Called Off As London Underground Staff Reach A Deal Tube workers are set to stage 48-hour strike next week over a lon...

Why No Solution to Oyster-Contactless 'Card Clash' on London's Tube and Buses?

Asa Cusack | Posted 17.09.2014 | UK Tech
Asa Cusack

For most people the real issue is having to take out their Oyster various times a day instead of just pressing their wallet or purse against the reader. A trivial complaint? Perhaps, but with about 19 million Oyster journeys a day, that adds up to a lot of needless frustration. So why haven't TfL come up with a solution?

Happy Wednesday! London Commuters Endure Hellish Maze Of Queues

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 17.09.2014 | UK

A glance at these pictures is likely to make you want to put your head in your hands and climb back into bed. So spare a thought for the poor comm...

Baby's Buggy Blown Onto Tube Tracks In 'Near-Fatal' Incident

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 12.08.2014 | UK

A series of pictures depicting the terrifying moment a child's buggy was blown into the path of an oncoming tube train have been released by police. ...

This New TFL App Tells You How Hot Your Tube Train Will Be

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.07.2014 | UK Comedy

Travelling by London Underground during this hot weather? You might find this new TFL app - designed by @TechnicallyRon - useful... ...

10 Things You Need to Know Before Moving to London

Ronnie Joice | Posted 14.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ronnie Joice

My cousin e-mailed me and asked me a few questions about moving to London that I felt compelled to share with you all...

London Must Learn From Taipei Tube Attacks

David Spencer | Posted 09.08.2014 | UK Politics
David Spencer

At 4.26pm on Wednesday 21st May, a second year university student boarded a metro train at Longshan Temple station in Taipei, Taiwan. He was carrying two knives with him. In the four minutes before the train arrived at the next station, he killed four people and injured another twenty-three...

Tube Crush: Objectification or Celebration?

John Mason | Posted 09.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
John Mason

The thing that really changed my mind was how the unsuspecting tube travellers who appeared on the site embraced the idea completely. In fact, most of the men wore it like a badge of honor. The men absolutely loved being apart of it.

Panic As Tube Travellers Trapped In Sweaty Lift

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK

It's every commuter's worst nightmare. Around 20 people were trapped in a sweaty lift, listening to a deafening alarm, for more than an hour at Elepha...

TfL Makes Surprising Tribute To Bob Crow

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK

Bob Crow has been remembered across London in a series of tube posters, by the organisation that he most frequently rallied against. Poster tribut...

Why the London Underground Sucks

Carina Maggar | Posted 21.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Carina Maggar

The London Underground. It's dusty, it's grimy and it's full of people's body odours that I care not to sample. If i wanted your armpit shoved up against my chin, i'd be in a relationship with you. Then there are the breed of people who think it's acceptable to eat curries/pasties/burgers in such a confined place. This was my horrific experience recently:

An Open Letter to Commuters Everywhere

Francesca Peak | Posted 16.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Francesca Peak

Move all the way down the carriage. People are going to squash on whether you're standing halfway down the aisle or at the very end. Take a dive through those sweaty bodies and use up all available space, before someone (read: me) passive-aggressively asks you to move down.

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...

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...

Sick Of Cramped Commutes? This Vest May Solve All Your Problems...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.12.2013 | UK

Sick of your face being shmooshed into someone's armpit? Your head being used as a book rest? Feeling violated before you've even got into work? Cr...

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...

The Tube: Don't Cross The Line

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

Public transport is a common method of travel by many people across the globe, yet somehow some people still haven't mastered the art of getting it right. We have people that seem to think that they are the only one in a rush to get to a certain place, that they are the only one on the tube or that nobody around them has any transport requirements.

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.

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...

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...

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...