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10/01/2013 06:17 GMT | Updated 10/01/2013 07:42 GMT

The Tube 150th Anniversary: 10 Surprising London Underground Facts

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 Huffington Post UK has gathered 10 of the very best Tube-related tales to regale you with.

From unexpected wildlife, adverse health effects and a surprising centuries-old danger, you'll definitely learn something new to tell your fellow commuters on the way home.

If it doesn't all together put you off, that is..