See how the Underground map has changed through the years.

The London Underground celebrates its 150th birthday today, marking the anniversary of the first trip on the tube, between Paddington and Farringdon. The tube is arguably best known for its iconic map, created by Harry Beck in 1931 and adopted as the official map in 1933. Here’s a look at how the map evolved over time.


1895 London tube map


1908 London tube map


Other 1908 London tube map


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1910 London tube map


1911 London tube map


1927 London tube map


1933 London tube map


1937 London tube map


1956 London tube map


1974 London tube map


2002 London tube map


2013 London tube map

Sources: The Evolution of the London Underground Map, A History of London Tube Maps, Transport for London

This post originally appeared on Quartz, an Atlantic partner site.

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