Category: Things to do

London’s abandoned underground

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London’s abandoned underground. London has been shaped by its railways, ever since the Metropolitan opened as the world’s first underground line in 1863. As the network grew, old stations, tunnels, entrances, passageways and shafts were left behind Hidden London: Discovering the Forgotten Underground, photographs by Toby Madden and Andy Davies, is published by Yale University […]

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World Cup of Tube lines on the TfL Map! Thousands join Twitter game to determine which line is the best

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World Cup of Tube lines on the TfL Map! Thousands join Twitter game to determine which line is the best. Thousands of commuters are rallying behind their favourite Tube service on Twitter as they join a rail enthusiast’s game to determine which London Underground line is the best. Tube lines are going head-to-head in the […]

Hidden London: London Transport Museum offers chance to explore capital’s secret Tube stations

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Hidden London: London Transport Museum offers a chance to explore capital’s secret Tube stations. London’s Underground network is a labyrinth of tunnels, passageways and platforms and, over the years, many stations have been abandoned and then largely forgotten. However, the London Transport Museum is offering guests another the chance to adventure deep into the bowels […]

Rangers House – the art collection you’ve probably never seen

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Rangers House – the art collection you’ve probably never seen. At the top end of Greenwich Park, away from the tourists is a grand house, called a lodge, and inside is one of the UK’s finest collections of art. And until last week, not the easiest or most obvious one to see. Source: Rangers House […]