Articles Tagged 'London Tube'

London Underground Workers Participate In The first Of Two 48-Hour Strikes

London’s Underground Gets Topped Up with Wi-Fi

Have you ever found yourself about to hop on the Tube and realize you have to re-route? No fear, now you can make a quick call on your mobile to alert your mate. As of tomorrow (April 10), London’s underground will be offering Wi-Fi service to 150 of its stations, reports Time Out London. Right […]

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Snapshot: 10 Awesomely Designed London Tube Stations

The London Underground, also known as the Tube, is meant for transport. But, in some cases, the stations themselves are actually destination spots worth going to see based on their architecture and aesthetic: 1. King’s Cross 2. Notting Hill Gate 3. Baker Street 4. Canary Wharf 5. Victoria Station 6. Angel 7. Westminster 8. Liverpool Street Station 9. […]

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WATCH: London Commuter Challenges Tube to a Race by Foot

Surely you’ve been on a train inching along, and thought to yourself, “I could get there faster on my own two feet.” While London’s Underground has been deemed “one of the world’s best metro systems,” Londoner James Heptonstall, 30, saw a challenge and took it; racing London’s Tube from the Mansion House stop to Cannon […]

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WATCH: London Tube Car Turns into VIP-only Dance Club

It’s kind of the worst when you to head to a club to find it’s at full capacity, and the only way to get in is “one in, one out.” It’s even worse, if it’s your train ride home. A London Tube car was transformed into a full-fledge nightclub, which required ID and status, according to […]

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London Transport Pays Tribute to Joan Rivers

As upsetting as the passing of a comedy legend like Joan Rivers undoubtedly is, it’s hard to escape the thought that she would want there to be something funny to come out of it. This is, remember, someone whose first impulse was always to get the laugh, even on subjects that would, on the face […]

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10 Great Things About the London Underground

For many Londoners, complaining about the London Underground is a daily custom. There are those who grumble loudly about delays, overcrowding and tourists who stand on the left-hand side of the escalators, but even they would have to admit that, as a whole, the Tube is one of the greatest things about living in the city. […]

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WATCH: The London Underground Sings Blur

Wherever you go on London’s Underground, you’ll hear the sound of music. There are buskers banging drums, buskers singing plangent ballads, buskers huffing on saxophones and buskers crooning big band ballads (without a band, big or otherwise). And now it seems even the ticket barriers are getting in on the act. Take the fourth barrier […]

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WATCH: Florence Welch Makes Surprise Performance in London Pub

The Machine had the night off, but Florence Welch, of Florence and the Machine hopped up on stage at a South London pub for an impromptu performance cover of Get Lucky. The cover band Sourberry was hosting an annual party at Pacific in Kennington, according to Metro. She hopped up on stage while the band […]

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Lego Strikes Again: 150th Anniversary London Tube Map Unveiled

Another Lego masterpiece(s) has popped up, this time at the London Tube’s King’s Cross stop. Duncam Titmarsh, who holds the title of certified Lego professional, has created a series of maps illustrating how the London Underground has evolved, starting with 1927 and continuing into the future with a map of what to expect in 2020, […]

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