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Articles Tagged '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 […]

‘No Pants Subway Ride Day’, London, Britain – 12 Jan 2014

PHOTOS: No Pants (Trousers) Subway Ride in London

The No Pants Subway Ride originated in NYC in 2002 and has picked up steam, with other cities, including London, following suit on Sunday, January 12. As we know, “pants” in England is understood to be underwear, so with that said, Londoners have renamed their version of the risqué field trip using the word “trousers” to […]

Oyster the Cat

Mind the Cat: Oyster the Cat Hitched a Ride on London Tube

Commuters on the London Tube were surprised to see a feline passenger riding the train alone, sitting comfortably on a seat, reports Metro U.K. We picture the orange tabby with a bow tie and briefcase, desperately avoiding eye contact, like all of the other train riders. But, alas, “Oyster” is just a typical domestic cat. […]

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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 […]

Lego Tube Map

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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WATCH: Embarrassing Falls at UK Railway Stations

The Tube and train system in London are so convenient and easy to navigate but at the same time those towering escalators are frightful. Network Rail has released video footage of embarrassing falls at railway stations, reports the UK Independent. The videos have been released under the premise of promoting safety awareness over the holidays. […]