london underground advertising

offpeakfi 460x270 - Jubilee Line goes full throttle!

TfL’s ‘Out and About’ (those off peak travel posters) have been transferred big time to a gigantic scale! It means the Jubilee Line has practically gone full throttle in terms of TfL’s ‘Wonderful World of Off Peak’ campaign. This campaign began last summer with great fanfare but so far hasRead More →

DtqpZ0RW4AAVL7Ffi 460x270 - Those Adidas tube trainers

You’ve read about these Adidas tube trainers right? Here’s a quick look at the different varieties and the lines they cover, plus special editions and possible quirks. They’re naturally expensive with prices starting at £80 or more upwards, and approaching £150 or more for the special editions. Prices are goingRead More →

DSC 0420fi 460x270 - Black Mirror's Bandersnatch on the tube

Quite a few bizarre adverts have been seen on the tube since just before the new year – these are for Blackmirror/Bandersnatch. My favourite is that at Oxford Circus (eastbound Central Line) which says “when you exit the platform the escalator you choose to stand on will affect all subsequentRead More →

IMG 8237fi 460x270 - Twenty One Pilots to Eweston

Euston tube station (or is it Eweston?) is certainly doing big adverts these days! In October 2018 hordes of people were visiting the station, often going out of their way just to see the impressive Twenty One Pilots advert which featured the music duo’s latest album, Trench. The pics IRead More →

DSC 0388fi 460x270 - Tube adverts at Hanger Lane

These are a series of classic London Transport tube posters at Hanger Lane tube station from the 1920s to the 1990s, there’s 14 in total, and these can be found in the subways and ramps approaching the ticket hall. The main subway – most of the historic tube adverts areRead More →

DSC 0414fi 460x270 - Sherlock Gnomes takes over Baker Street station!

Sherlock Gnomes, a new animated comedy film, has taken over one of the Bakerloo Line platforms at Baker Street. Where before we had silhouettes of Sherlock Holmes, its now Sherlock Gnomes! Years ago there were complaints when the original Sherlock Holmes decor was taken down as it had proved veryRead More →

postergirls 460x270 - London Underground Poster Girls

This summer has seen an exhibition at the London Transport Museum, as well as several online articles and a good number of tweets, covering the excellent work by women depicting various adverts for the London Underground. Many of these are vintage posters. It depicts works by artists from as earlyRead More →