Play a new kind of Tube with Fender and TfL's Night Tube Stratocaster guitar

Single-coil ticket to Waterloo, please
Single-coil ticket to Waterloo, please

This time last year, you could find us lusting after Fender's white Tube Map Strat; for 2016, the company has teamed up with Transport for London once again for an altogether darker proposition: the Night Tube Stratocaster.

Celebrating London's new 24-hour Tube services, 15 of these limited-edition American Standard Strats will be made, each of which depicts the Night Tube's five lines set against a dark blue starry sky background. Elsewhere, the guitar is spec'd up as per other current Fender American Standard Strats.

The guitars will be on sale at London Transport Museum from early December, just in time for the start of Night Tube services on the Piccadilly line from 16 December. You lucky, lucky Londoners.

One of the guitars has also been signed by Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood, and will be auctioned later this month in aid of The Railway Children charity.

If you fancy getting a Night Tube on your track (cough), don't delay - they're available to buy from London Transport Museum for £1,499 apiece. All aboard…

Michael Astley-Brown

Mike is Editor-in-Chief of, in addition to being an offset fiend and recovering pedal addict. He has a master's degree in journalism, and has spent the past decade writing and editing for guitar publications including MusicRadar, Total Guitar and Guitarist, as well as a decade-and-a-half performing in bands of variable genre (and quality). In his free time, you'll find him making progressive instrumental rock under the nom de plume Maebe.