London Underground: Basic Information is one of the sites with more information about the London Underground. In our web you can learn  the history and origin of London Underground, learn how to use it, view and download current and old maps, see pictures, check schedules and fares,  information on cards and payments, learn each line’s stations, plan your trip, etc.

Basic information about London Underground.

London Underground Standard Map
London Underground Standard Map (2014)

In order to download an updated version of this map you coud follow this link to London Undeground Official Site.

Another link with more information and some other London underground maps is and, of course, Wikipedia.

Lines: London Tube has 11 lines: (Bakerloo, Central, Circle, District, H’smith & City, Jubilee, Metropolitan, Northern, Picadilly, Victoria y Waterloo & City , London Overground  and Docklands Light Railway (DLR).

Bakerloo Line
Central Line
Circle Line
District Line
Hammersmith & City Line
Jubilee Line
Metropolitan Line
Northern Line
Picadilly Line
Victoria Line
waterloo and city line

Stations: 274

Zones: 9

Schedules: from 5:00 to 00:00 from mondays to saturdays. From 7:00 to 00:00 on sundays. Service frequency: 5-10 minutes.

Start of operation date: January 10, 1863

Also known as the Tube / Underground

Network length: 408 Kms of tracks.


As you can see from the map above, the Tube, the Docklands Light Railway (DLR), the London Overground and National Rail London are splitted into zones. Most services operate between zones 1 and 6. Underground, Overground and national trains reach areas 7, 8 and 9.

Curiosities about The Tube.

Neither the London Underground nor buses run on December 25.

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