Diagrammtic History

This map is a staple of the site.

Coin

The London Underground 150th anniversary coin

London Connections 2015

The current London Connections map.

A Geographical London Connections Map dating from the mid 1990s

A geographical map.

London's Railways in 1897 (there is a post about this map on the site)

Pictures

Each of these pictures lead you to a section of the website

THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO LONDON UNDERGROUND

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Whether your interests are in the past, the present or the future we have something for you.

LINKS

The links included here on the homepage are the most important – there will be many more elsewhere on the site.

Transport For London’s Tube Page

The London Transport Museum

Londonist – an online guide to things to do in London.

An online visitor’s guide to London.

History London – A splendid blog devoted to informing readers about London’s rich and varied history.

Latest Blog

On the Beck Map and distortion… The design by Harry Beck, which has stood the test of time, was first introduced in 1933. It’s success has been attributed to the ease with which it can be read, despite the lack of a consistent scale. The sprawl of the London Underground out into the suburbs means […]

A survey reveals which London Underground line is rated best… YouGov has asked London’s Tube riders what they think of the capital’s nerve system. Coming out on top is the east-west running Jubilee line. 1651 adults in London, were asked ‘Generally speaking do you like or dislike each of the following lines?’. They then chose […]

Here is an American view of London Underground, courtesy of www.independent.co.uk… Dennis Green likes the London Underground. He really, really likes it. He likes it so much he wrote an article about how London is a “transportation paradise” compared to his current home of New York. Source: An American writer took the Tube for the first time […]

INTRODUCTION This post came about because I was given a horse brass that relates to this establishment. I will explain in the course of the post my justification for including it on a site devoted to London Underground.  THE BUCKINGHAMSHIRE RAILWAY CENTRE It was only natural that I should check further for details of the […]

A new badge specially designed to make travelling easier for people who find it difficult to stand has been officially launched by Transport for London today. The blue ‘Please Offer Me a Seat’ badge is available to disabled passengers and those with hidden conditions, illnesses and injuries, to help them find a seat on public […]

The beautifully adaptable map by Harry Beck of the London Underground has been used all over the world, and inspired several ‘alternatives’. One such is this excellent map from Route Plan Roll, which in 2016 created this map of London’s cycle routes. Cycling in the capital, despite the busy roads, has been on the increase. […]

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