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London Underground map to be updated as six lines given brand new names and colours | UK | News

London Underground map to be updated as six lines given brand new names and colours | UK | News

Transport for London (TfL) has announced that the London Overground will be split into six different lines, each with a different name and brand new colour. Broadly, these are similar to the shades already used to denote separate London Underground lines on the iconic Tube map. But, the difference is that the new Overground sections are shown as two smaller parallel lines, much in the same way as the DLR is depicted on the famous London Underground map. The colours used will be grey, yellow, light blue, green, maroon and red. Officials say TfL will now start the process of rebranding the Overground, with the full roll out expected to be completed ‘in one go’ by the end of the year. This includes an updated Tube map, a ‘refreshed’ London Overground network map and a number of on-network assets, including way finding signage at all 113 stations. Last year, it was announced that Sadiq Khan had set aside £4m in TfL’s 2023-24 budget to look into the option of renaming the lines, which were previously known collectively as …

London Underground travel chaos live: Central Line down with commuters stuck in capital | UK | News

London Underground travel chaos live: Central Line down with commuters stuck in capital | UK | News

The London Underground was plunged into commuter chaos after it was confirmed the Central Line was down on Tuesday evening. Alongside the severe delays warning, commuters were seen blocking the entrance at Liverpool Street as frustrated travellers attempted to make it home on Tuesday night. The latest chaos comes as staff on the trains were also striking, including on the Southeastern, Southern/Gatwick Express, Thameslink, South Western Railway and Great Northern lines. People took to social media to outline their fury, including one who wrote: “I’m just going to say it. I’m sick of the central line. I’m sick of delays and waiting on cold platforms and being stuck underground. “I’ve been stuck underground for over an hour now. When is the service going to be improved? So much time wasted every day.” Have you been suffering due to the delays? Please share your experience at [email protected] THIS IS A LIVE BLOG. FOLLOW FOR MORE UPDATES BELOW. Source link