150 years of the tube


Poster Art 150 – London Underground’s Greatest Designs

from 15 February – 27 October 2013

The London Transport Museum 



Earlier this week saw the 150th anniversary of the London Underground, when the very first

train left Paddington station towards Farringdon beneath the streets of the capital.

To celebrate, we’re taking a look at the best events taking place throughout the year to honour the

historic milestone. This Sunday, and again on the 20th of January, the Met Locomotive

No. 1 will bring steam back to the underground.


Pulling along the Metropolitan Railway ‘Jubilee’ carriage No. 353, the exciting trip is taking

place to celebrate the inaugural passenger underground journey.

Following its debut graphic commission in 1908, London Underground has developed

a global reputation for commissioning fantastic poster designs. Kicking off next month

and running until October 2013, Poster Art 150 at the London Transport Museum

will showcase 150 of the best designs which have been selected by an independent panel.



Find out more information and how to book your tickets

on the London Transport Museum’s official website.











Source: Swide.com