South Kensington’s tube station oversite development is back

Plans for an oversite development around South Kensington tube station are back after the developer filed an appeal against the council’s refusal to permit the development. The plans, designed by architects Rogers Stirk Harbor + Partners for a partnership between Native Land and TfL called for a row of flats to be built on the … Read more

Tube Histories: A Brief History of Docklands Light Railway

Moving onto an oft-forgotten member of the London Underground, the Docklands Light Railway is a unique entity of all the lines. The DLR is also one of the youngest parts of the Underground as it’s only been around since 1987. As it celebrates its 35th year of ferrying Londoners around the Docklands, we’re going to … Read more

Leyton tube station upgrade gets additional funding

Plans to upgrade Leyton tube station in East London have received a boost after the Mayor of London approved additional funding to complete design work on the plans for the station. Currently, Leyton station is frankly, a fairly basic shed above tracks type of tube station in need of refurbishment, but is also overcrowded during … Read more

“The Tube Challenge Is Near Impossible Since The Northern Line Extension”

Soon after the Northern line extension opened in 2021, Adham Fisher thought he’d won the new record for getting around all 272 stations in the fastest time … but he was thwarted by the rules. Here, he explains his frustration. “I believed I had completed the first attempt for the ‘fastest time to visit every … Read more

Tube Strike: Live Updates On Line And Station Closures

Image: Will H McMahan / Unsplash Today (Monday 6 June), around 4,000 members of the London Underground staff who are part of the RMT Union are taking part in a tube strike, which is likely to have a widespread impact on the transport network across London. TfL has said it will keep as many stations … Read more

London Alert: Passengers told to avoid Tube on Monday during a 24-hour RMT strike

London Underground is advising people not to travel on Monday because of a strike by thousands of workers in a dispute over jobs and pensions. Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT) will walk out for 24 hours, crippling Tube services across the capital. Transport for London (TfL) said some train services will … Read more

‘Avoid Tube’ warning as strike could close South London stations

Transport for London today (5 June) advised people to avoid traveling on the Tube network tomorrow and before 8am on Tuesday 7 June. It said a strike by members of the RMT union – over the loss of 600 jobs – would cause “severe disruption” with a limited number of stations open and reduced hours … Read more