Here’s Your Chance To Explore London’s Abandoned Tube Stations

TfL’s ‘Hidden London’ tours of sealed-off tube stations return next year, and tickets go on sale tomorrow.

The good people from the London Transport Museum are once again hosting exclusive, private tours of the tube network’s hidden bits. These Hidden London tours only happen very rarely, so read carefully if you want to take part.

hidden london

Discover the mile of deep-level bomb shelters beneath Clapham South station; wander the labyrinth of dark and dusty passageways of Euston’s “lost tunnels”; or visit the disused parts of Charing Cross station where Skyfall was filmed, before heading over to the London Transport Museum’s Cubic Theatre to enjoy an exclusive screening of the film, with a Martini in hand (shaken not stirred obviously).

Clapham_South_Subterranean_screening

Returning to the Hidden London roster this autumn is Aldwych station, which has had a second life as a film set since being closed in 1994. Above ground, the team are also hosting tours of the former TfL headquarters in ‘London’s first skyscraper’ at 55 Broadway.

web_banner_highgate

They’re also continuing their Station Architecture tours, where visitors can uncover the architectural principles behind the Fairlop Loop (now part of the Central line), and the iconic stations designed by Leslie Green and Charles Holden.

Tours will take place between January and March next year and, although they’re jolly expensive, tickets will probably go like hot cakes anyway. If you’re a subscriber to London Transport Museum’s newsletter, you’ve got priority booking and should already have access to tickets. Otherwise, general tickets go on sale at 10am on Friday November 30.

Visit the London Transport Museum website for more details.

(Visited 207 times, 1 visits today)

Tags:

You May Also Like

Harry Potter quiz

You Can Now Do The Ultimate Harry Potter Quiz In The Great Hall Of Hogwarts

No word yet on whether the Triwizard Cup is the prize for this Harry Potter quiz. Pottermania (noun): ...

5 Indulgent Restaurants In London You Need To Try Before January Kicks In

Whoever said that summer bodies are made in winter obviously didn’t live in London. New Year’s resolutions exist ...

Carnaby

Carnaby Street Christmas Lights Are Switching On Tonight!

There’s a carnival rolling into Soho tonight, as the Carnaby Street Christmas lights will be turning on! The ...