London Underground

Tube hero saved former train boss pushed on the tracks
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Tube hero saved former train boss pushed on the tracks

Riyad El-Hussani burnt his hand saving 91-year-old victim of unprovoked attack
2 Oct 2018
How family survived falling on Tube track
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How family survived falling on Tube track

Mother, father and child ducked underneath oncoming train in ‘miraculous escape’
10 Sep 2018
London tube station renamed ‘Gareth Southgate’
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London tube station renamed ‘Gareth Southgate’

Piccadilly line station fitted with new signage to honour England manager
16 Jul 2018
Video: men charged after heart-stopping Tube track fall
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Video: men charged after heart-stopping Tube track fall

Pair were pulled back onto platform milliseconds before collision with train
6 Apr 2018
London Overground to join Night Tube network
A reveller takes a nap on the first night of London's Underground 24-hour service
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London Overground to join Night Tube network

24-hour weekend service between New Cross Gate and Dalston Junction to launch on 15 December
20 Nov 2017
What we’ve learned so far about the Tube bomb suspects
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What we’ve learned so far about the Tube bomb suspects

Police question two men, aged 18 and 21, believed to be from the same foster home
18 Sep 2017
The night tube: A year of chaos and convenience
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The night tube: A year of chaos and convenience

On the first birthday of the 24-hour Tube, a retrospective look at the good, the bad and the ugly
18 Aug 2017

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Tube staff told not to say 'ladies and gentlemen'
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Tube staff told not to say 'ladies and gentlemen'

TfL employees must stick to 'inclusive' gender-neutral language
13 Jul 2017
London Underground: Are Tube Chat badges a good idea?
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London Underground: Are Tube Chat badges a good idea?

While most commuters are horrified by 'weirdo magnets', some see scheme as a remedy for loneliness
30 Sep 2016
Police search for Tube hero after daring rescue
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Police search for Tube hero after daring rescue

London Underground images capture man pulling fellow traveller from the tracks after he fell ill
18 Aug 2016
How Sadiq Khan's London travel fare freeze will work
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How Sadiq Khan's London travel fare freeze will work

New Mayor under fire for breaking his election pledge to travelcard-holders
8 Jun 2016
Almost a third of Tube stations 'at risk of flooding'
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Almost a third of Tube stations 'at risk of flooding'

'Only a matter of time' before heavy rainfall strikes London's transport network, report warns
11 Apr 2016
Replace Tube trains with travelators, say architects
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Replace Tube trains with travelators, say architects

Conceptual plan turns Circle Line into a 17-mile-long moving walkway, offering three different speeds
9 Sep 2015
London Underground 'serial killer': was there a cover-up?
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London Underground 'serial killer': was there a cover-up?

Convicted murderer claimed he pushed 18 people onto Tube tracks but confession didn't go public
28 Jul 2015
London Bridge disruption: what you need to know
Passengers wait for trains to arrive, London
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London Bridge disruption: what you need to know

Cancellation of some Southern services adds to disruption caused by London Bridge redevelopment
15 Jan 2015
Night Tube: 24-hour weekend service to begin next year
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Night Tube: 24-hour weekend service to begin next year

TFL says it will boost the economy but unions warn that it is 'a disaster waiting to happen'
24 Sep 2014
Viral videos with 5by: hamster vs human hotdog-eating comp
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Viral videos with 5by: hamster vs human hotdog-eating comp

Who will win, man or hamster? Plus, watch Russian gymnasts doing the impossible
19 Sep 2014
Tube terror threat hoax dismissed by police
Commuters at Oxford Circus tube station during 48-hour strike
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Tube terror threat hoax dismissed by police

Police chief urges commuters to 'keep calm and carry on' after London terror warning goes viral
1 Sep 2014
Tube strike: alternative ways to get around London
Barclays Cycle Hire bikes parked in their docking stations in London
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Tube strike: alternative ways to get around London

Useful websites, apps, information and cycling tips to help you avoid London Tube strike chaos
28 Apr 2014
Tube strike: real reason why Boris wants tough new laws
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Tube strike: real reason why Boris wants tough new laws

Mayor is thinking ahead of today's Underground strike to the impending battle over driverless trains
5 Feb 2014
How bags of sugar saved the Tube from tide of concrete
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How bags of sugar saved the Tube from tide of concrete

Overnight clean-up for signal room accidentally flooded with concrete began with bags of sugar
24 Jan 2014