Around 3.5m people are using London's underground every day according to new figures from TfL

More people are using the Tube than ever before

More people are using the Tube than ever before

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The number of people using the underground has reached a record high.

Around 3.5m passengers use the network every day, according to new figures.

Last year, 1.265 billion people use the underground, a rise of around three percent on the previous 12 months.

In the last decade, the number of people using the Tube has risen by 33 percent.

According to British Transport Police 1,271,513 people passed through Walthamstow Central Station in 2012/13 with 3,235,000 using Blackhorse Road in the same period.

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