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  • proper n. The London underground railway system. Abbreviated as Underground.


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  • Four of the Derby plant's five U.K. train-manufacturing contracts will be completed in September, with the fifth—the subsurface lines for the London Underground—winding up in 2014, Mr. Laforge said.

    Bombardier to Lay Off U.K. Workers

  • The London Underground plays classical music in some stations to create a more crime-free environment, says a spokeswoman for transport for London.

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  • The dictionary of possible London Underground stations and London landmarks isn't a very large one, so it is well suited to an app.

    Get Ready to Speak to Your Phone

  • Four of the Derby plant's five U.K. train-manufacturing contracts will be completed in September, with the fifth—subsurface lines for the London Underground—finishing in 2014.

    Bombardier to Cut Over 1,400 U.K. Jobs

  • Dark Wolf's Fantasy Reviews have spotlighted our horror anthology, End of the Line, which is coming out in November this year and will feature horror stories based in and around the London Underground and other underground train networks.

    Archive 2010-06-01

  • Three of the London Underground bombers came from Leeds; one of the Glasgow Airport attackers was born in Aylesbury.


  • Not one to be outdone, Boris handed over.... a novelty London Underground shirt, wrapped in plastic.

    Boris Johnson

  • Following news that London Underground is set to lose 1,000 jobs, TFL bosses have outlined their plans for the District, Northern and Circle lines to be run by mice.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • I think you will find that pales in comparison to the fees paid to PwC for nothing more than the negotiation of the PFI contracts between London Underground and Metronet.

    Nice work if you can get it

  • Negotiations with London Underground drivers broke down last night after RMT representatives demanded “A tropical island near Mauritius, a diamond the size of a human head and diverse other trinkets, sweetmeats and fancies.”

    Tube Drivers Demand “A Diamond The Size Of A Rugby Ball”


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