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New Stamps Celebrate 150 years of the London Underground

Royal Mail has released a special set of stamps to celebrate 150 years of the London Underground.

The first train ran along the Metropolitan Railway from Paddington Station to Farringdon Street exactly 150 years ago today. The network now has 270 stations and carries 1.2 billion passengers a year.

The new stamps illustrate the Tube’s history, from steam-powered trains to Art Deco stations and the modern Canary Wharf station. They’re available at UK Post Offices from today or at

London Eye 10th Anniversary Stamps

The Merlin Entertainments London Eye is continuing its 10th anniversary celebrations with the popular London attraction now appearing on a special set of stamps. Royal Mail has produced a commemorative sheet of stamps that follow the history of the Eye, …