Night Tube expanding to include London Overground

Rianne Houghton
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From Digital Spy

Sure, getting the night bus might be an... experience, but all Londoners will admit that they miss the warm, rumbling hum of the Tube after hours.

(Unless you get the Central Line, of course.)

And luckily for late-night passengers of the Overground, the joy that is the Night Tube is finally expanding to, well, over ground.

The Overground will become the sixth line to operate the Night Tube service, which is expected to begin on Friday, December 15. Just in time for all those Christmas parties, then.

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The 24-hour service will operate on Friday and Saturday between New Cross Gate and Dalston Junction initially, before eventually extending to Highbury and Islington next year.

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan said the service would "help thousands more who are working through the night or out enjoying our capital's nightlife" (via the BBC).

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Talking of the Tube, there's a very nifty website that's all about saving frustrated Tube-goers money.

Using the website, passengers can get money back from their delayed journeys as long as they were left waiting for more than 15 minutes.

Yes, instead of having to document your own journey to convince TfL you deserve your money back, the site calculates and submits it on your behalf.

Hey, now that Uber's not around, we need all the resources we can to make our Underground life that little bit easier.

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