North Acton tube wins fruit and veg prize

North Acton tube station has won the new fruit & veg category in the Tube’s annual “Underground in Bloom competition”.

North Acton staff are among those from 54 stations who have been busy growing green beans, potatoes and cucumbers in their own time at stations across the network.

The new Fruit and Vegetable category was introduced to the long-running awards this year in support of the Mayor’s “Capital Growth” programme which encourages communities and organisations to grow their own food.

North Acton won first place in the new category with their winning strawberries and sweet corn, Brent Cross on the Northern line claimed the second prize and Greenford on the Central line came a close third.

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