Here's what it's like to drive trains on London's Tube — one of the most complicated subway systems in the world

  • Bakerloo line is one of London’s oldest Tube lines, opening in 1906.
  • The line is serviced by the oldest trains on the London Underground.
  • Full-time Tube drivers earn £52,972 a year.

Business Insider joined a Bakerloo line driver on her daily routine driving a train on the London Underground.

Jackie Moriarty has been a driver for 19 years, she told us the things she likes, dislikes, and has experienced while working for Transport for London.

Being a Tube driver can be quite demanding, requiring long periods of concentration and many hours in isolation. However, perks do come with the job such as being able to travel free on TFL services.

Do you think you could be a tube driver in London? Watch the video and see what it’s like.

Produced and filmed by David Ibekwe. Special thanks to Transport for London.

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