Today the London Underground turns 150 years old. There have been a lot of articles published this week about its history so instead of regurgitating that information in this post I thought I would just do a “best of” list for you to enjoy.
One of my favourite items from the birthday celebrations was this Google graphic.
These are some of the best posts and articles from this week:
- London Underground: 150 Fascinating Tube Facts
- They Said the Underground Would Never Work
- Mind the Maps: Celebrating 150 Years of The Tube
- London’s Most Beautiful Tube Stations
- The History of The Tube Poster
- The London Underground: 150 Years in Culture
- Historical Footage of the London Underground Released
- The London Underground: Tube Line Trivia
- 20 Reasons to Love The Tube
- 20 Reasons to Hate The Tube
And one for the road: London Underground 10 of the Funniest Videos
Want to learn more?
Watch the History of the London Underground:
And finally, more fun factoids on the London Underground: