Transport for London London Underground’s 150th anniversary Miércoles, 9 de Enero de 2013

London Underground, in partnership
with London Transport Museum is celebrating with a range of events
and activities throughout 2013. The events will explore the Tube’s
history and look at the role it will play in the future – both in
the lives of Londoners and the economy of the City and the UK.


The Tube plays a big part in the
lives of Londoners, connecting people and places across the
capital. 150 Londoners share their stories on the Evening Standard
with examples of the positive impact the Tube has had on their

Facebook and

To mark the occasion, we have
included some key milestones on the history of London Underground
and transport in London on our Facebook Timeline.

We will also be publishing 150
things you might not know about London Underground throughout the
year. Follow us on Twitter and like our page on Facebook to get
these updates.

Art on the

During 2013 Art on the Underground
will present a programme that will include a major commission by an
acclaimed British artist bringing artworks into every station on
the Underground. It will also commission 15 leading contemporary
artists to create an image as one in a set of 15 artworks as a
lasting visual legacy for the anniversary. Other activities include
screenings of London Underground themed films from the BFI archive
at Canary Wharf station, two new Tube map cover commissions and a
new project at Gloucester Road station to round off an ambitious

Anniversary gifts and
souvenirs on sale

An exclusive collection of gifts
and souvenirs inspired by imagery of the London Underground logos
and poster archive has been launched to commemorate the
anniversary. The collection includes Underground Line cufflinks,
Blueprint ceramics, limited edition linocut prints and posters and
Metropolitan glassware. These can all be purchased online in the
London Transport Museum shop.

Our sponsors

With thanks to our sponsors Cubic
Transportation Systems, Siemens, CBS Outdoor, Canary Wharf Group,
Costain and Invensys.