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Pornographer Fined £1,000 For Having A Threesome On The Tube

We've seen some deeply weird unpleasant things on the tube. People openly doing drugs, people harassing each other, and of course the infamous guy who shat on the platform (do not click if you don't want to see exactly what it sounds like you're going to see). Read More >>

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Violence On The Tube Has Shot Up

Data from the British Transport Police shows that violent crime on the London Underground system has soared by over 43% in the last three years. Read More >>

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No, You Can’t Leave Work Early Just Because You Had A Red Bull, Says ASA

A set of tube ads for Red Bull have been pulled by the Advertising Standards Authority because they implied Red Bull could help you get your work done faster and go home. Read More >>

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10 Things We Learnt From The Tube Driver Reddit AMA

We love a good Reddit AMA (that's Ask Me Anything for the non-Redditors among you) -- a tradition where people with interesting jobs or experiences post a thread and people can, as you might have guessed, ask them anything. Read More >>

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New Tube Map Released With Terrifying Cover, Walking Distances

At first glance, we genuinely thought someone had left something NSFW in the racks of pocket-sized tube maps. Turns out it's just the new cover design: Read More >>

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Looks Like The Piccadilly Line’s Getting Those Sliding Platform Doors

Ever wondered why only the Jubilee line has the sliding doors on the platform that stop you getting blasted by wind Marilyn Monroe-style whenever the trains come in? Read More >>

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Gorgeous 1930s Art Deco Trains Might Return to The Tube

The London Transport Museum is busily restoring three beautiful 1930s tube carriages that were withdrawn from service almost 50 years ago. Read More >>

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Baffling App Lets iPhone Users Talk To Each Other On The Tube

There really is an app for everything, and now there's one for talking to iOS users on the London Underground. Read More >>

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People Faint More on the Tube on Mondays

An "alarming" number of people have been fainting on the tube during rush hour, and it's not because they'd been on the lash the night before – it's happening more on Mondays than any other day. Read More >>

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‘My Harp Will Go On’ – Plucky Busker Refuses to Stop Playing Titanic

A busker at South Kensington tube station is refusing to cave to pressure after a public consultation criticised him for playing the theme from 'Titanic' over and over again. Read More >>

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Sometimes You Can’t Get The Tube Because Of Burnt Toast

Everyone hates when tube stations have to close, but usually we understand if it's something serious like a security alert or an injury. Sometimes, however, the reason we're kicked out of the tube is that someone's burnt their breakfast. Read More >>

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Today in 1975, 43 People Died on the Northern Line

At 8.45am on the 28th of February 1975, hundreds of people were on their way to work on the Northern City Line, as the Highbury branch of the Northern Line was known at the time. Instead of smartphones and tablets, they were absorbed in the newspaper, perhaps reading about US President Gerald Ford's historic golf tournament that week, or the 35% pay rise coal miners had just received from the government. Read More >>

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£16 Billion “Boris Bus” Inspired Tube Train Upgrade Planned

£16 billion is being injected into London's Underground tube system, with a new fleet of air-conditioned, walk-through trains top of the wishlist of the Underground's MD. Read More >>

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The Tube Strike: Everything You Need to Know to Survive Commuter Hell

After weeks of seesawing negotiations, Londoners will tonight have to brace themselves for a 48-hour tube strike, severely limiting the transport service that runs like veins beneath the capital's streets. It's a mess, but with a bit of forward planning, you should be able to get to where you need to be. Just don't expect to be on time. Read More >>

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This is What Went Inside London Underground’s 150th-Year Anniversary Time Capsule

It's not set to be opened for another 50 years, but if you're alive and well today you can already know what awaits commuters in 2063 inside Transport for London's time capsule, marking the end of the London Underground 150th-year anniversary celebrations. Read More >>