Olympic Torch to be carried on the tube

The Olympic Flame will be carried on the London Underground tomorrow in a special visit away from the main Torch route.

Service Operator John Light, 64, will hold the Torch as a train adorned with the Olympic Rings travels along the District Line from Wimbledon to Wimbledon Park.

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Olympic flame rides the Tube

The Olympic flame has taken the Tube as it continues its week-long journey through the capital. A total of 144 torchbearers, including rower James Cracknell and skier Chemmy Alcott, carried the flame 43 miles across London.