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London Underground 1900s logo small London Underground 1910s logo small London Underground 1920s Roundel LPTBUndergroundroundel London Underground 1920s roundel with wording small London Underground 1949 roundel small
1908–1913 1913–1919 1919–1933 1933 1933–1949 1949–1951
 
London Underground 1951 roundel small London Underground 1960s roundel London Underground 1970 roundel small London Underground 1972 London Underground  
1951–1958 1958–1969 1969–1972 1972–1985 1985–present


1863–1908

Prior to the unification of branding in 1908, each individual operating company had its own branding and logo. Thus there was no definitive 'London Underground' logo during this period.

1908–1919

1908–1913

London Underground 1900s logo small

In 1908, the individual companies operating the London Underground at the time agreed upon a unified branding design, the central element being the then new 'Underground' name and logo.

1913–1919

London Underground 1910s logo small

1919–1949

1919–1933

London Underground 1920s Roundel

Due to the technical restrictions of the time, this roundel could be seen in various dimensions depending on its application.

1933

LPTBUndergroundroundel

The letters LPTB (London Passenger Transport Board) were added to the roundel in 1933.

1933–1949

London Underground 1920s roundel with wording small

The words 'London Transport' were added onto the roundel in 1933.

1949–1958

1949–1951

London Underground 1949 roundel small

In 1949 "London Transport" was removed from the logo, and the name was changed to "RAILWAYS".

1951–1958

London Underground 1951 roundel small

In 1951, the outlining was removed.

1958–present

1958–1969

London Underground 1960s roundel

1969–1972

London Underground 1970 roundel small

In 1969, the letters were changed to be uniform in height.

1972–1985

London Underground 1972

1985–present

London Underground

In 1985, the traditional red and blue roundel was brought back into use. This time it has been modified so the circle and bar strokes are the same width. The colours have also been brightened.