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Dear Vincent (blog),
Here is your free Transport for London Travel Alert reported at 8:00 on 31 March.

0 Comments : Monday,31,Mar,08 at 8:29 am

Transport for London Travel Alert for your tube travel at 7:30 on 31 March

Here are the reported incidents at 7:30 on 31 March for the Tube system:
EAST LONDON LINE: The line is closed to enable works to upgrade it to be part of the new London Overground network. Replacement bus services operate.
WATERLOO & CITY LINE: Suspended due to local power failure.
VICTORIA LINE: The Victoria line will close from 2200 on Monday to Thursday evenings Thursday 20 November inclusive for line upgrade works. Two replacement bus services will operate.
BANK AND MONUMENT STATIONS: From Monday 31 March until summer 2009, there will be no interchange at Bank and Monument stations except between the DLR and Northern lines. This is due to major escalator replacement works. Please use alternative interchange stations. If you travel to the Bank and Monument areas you may find it easier to use nearby alternative stations such as Cannon Street, London Bridge, Mansion House and Moorgate. Local bus services 21, 43, 133 and 141 operate between London Bridge and Moorgate stations calling at Bank and Monument
BOROUGH STATION: Reduced lift service at Borough until late 2008 for lift refurbishment work. On Mondays to Fridays between 0800 and 1000 and 1700 – 1900 the station will operate as exit only with no ticket issuing facilities. Please use nearby London Bridge or Elephant & Castle stations instead. Local bus Routes 35, 40, 133 and 343 operate between all three stations and valid LU tickets will be accepted.
HEATHROW TERMINAL 4 STATION: Travelcards and Freedom Passes are not accepted on Heathrow Connect or Heathrow Express services to or from this station. Journeys between Terminal 4 and Terminals 1, 2 and 3, only, are free of charge.
PICCADILLY CIRCUS STATION: Reduced escalator service until further notice.
SHEPHERDS BUSH CENTRAL LINE STATION: Closed until mid-October for refurbishment work. A rail replacement bus service operates between Shepherds Bush Central line station, from the taxi rank outside the station, and White City station bus stop “B”. Journey times may be increased by up to 20 minutes. Oyster card pay as you go holders should use the free replacement bus service or the 148 bus to Holland Park and Notting Hill Gate
WOOD GREEN STATION: A reduced escalator service until 11 April.

0 Comments : Monday,31,Mar,08 at 8:29 am

Transport for London Travel Alert for your tube travel at 7:30 on 29 March

Here are the reported incidents at 7:30 on 29 March for the Tube system:
EAST LONDON LINE: The line is closed to enable works to upgrade it to be part of the new London Overground network. Replacement bus services operate.
VICTORIA LINE: Saturday 29 March suspended. Two rail replacement bus services operate.
JUBILEE LINE: Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 March suspended between North Greenwich and Stratford. A limited rail replacement bus service operates.
NORTHERN LINE: Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 March suspended between Camden Town and Golders Green. A rail replacement bus service operates.
PICCADILLY LINE: Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 March suspended between Acton Town and Uxbridge. A rail replacement bus service operates between Acton Town and Rayners Lane.
BANK DOCKLANDS LIGHT RAILWAY STATION: Trains are diverted via Tower Gateway and will not serve Bank due to technical difficulties.
BANK/MONUMENT COMPLEX: Reduced escalator service until further notice. Avoid changing trains at Bank/Monument.
Passengers are advised to avoid changing trains at Bank/Monument, until further notice, due to ongoing escalator work which is slowing down interchange time through the station. The current work at Bank/Monument is leading to added journey times for customers changing between lines. Customers can avoid these delays by using alternative interchange routes.
BARKING STATION: No step free access until Monday 31 March inclusive due to planned lift maintenance work.
BOROUGH STATION: Reduced lift service at Borough until late 2008 for lift refurbishment work. On Mondays to Fridays between 0800 and 1000 and 1700 – 1900 the station will operate as exit only with no ticket issuing facilities. Please use nearby London Bridge or Elephant & Castle stations instead. Local bus Routes 35, 40, 133 and 343 operate between all three stations and valid LU tickets will be accepted.
HEATHROW TERMINAL 4 STATION: Travelcards and Freedom Passes are not accepted on Heathrow Connect or Heathrow Express services to or from this station. Journeys between Terminal 4 and Terminals 1, 2 and 3, only, are free of charge.
PICCADILLY CIRCUS STATION: Reduced escalator service until further notice.
SHEPHERDS BUSH CENTRAL LINE STATION: Closed until mid-October for refurbishment work. A rail replacement bus service operates between Shepherds Bush Central line station, from the taxi rank outside the station, and White City station bus stop “B”. Journey times may be increased by up to 20 minutes. Oyster card pay as you go holders should use the free replacement bus service or the 148 bus to Holland Park and Notting Hill Gate
WOOD GREEN STATION: A reduced escalator service until late March.

0 Comments : Saturday,29,Mar,08 at 9:08 am

Transport for London Travel Alert for your tube travel at 7:30 on 28 March

Here are the reported incidents at 7:30 on 28 March for the Tube system:
EAST LONDON LINE: The line is closed to enable works to upgrade it to be part of the new London Overground network. Replacement bus services operate.
DISTRICT LINE: Suspended between Edgware Road and High Street Kensington due to signal failure at Edgware Road. Minor delays are occurring on the rest of the line.
HAMMERSMITH AND CITY LINE: Severe delays are occurring due to a signal failure at Edgware Road.
CIRCLE LINE: Severe delays are occurring anti-clockwise due to signal failure at Edgware Road. Minor delays are occurring clockwise.
NORTHERN LINE: Suspended between Stockwell and Oval due to faulty communications equipment.
METROPOLITAN LINE: Minor delays are occurring between Baker Street and Aldgate due to signal failure at Edgware Road.
BANK/MONUMENT COMPLEX: Reduced escalator service until further notice. Avoid changing trains at Bank/Monument
Passengers are advised to avoid changing trains at Bank/Monument, until further notice, due to ongoing escalator work which is slowing down interchange time through the station. The current work at Bank/Monument is leading to added journey times for customers changing between lines. Customers can avoid these delays by using alternative interchange routes.
BARKING STATION: No step free access until Monday 31 March inclusive due to planned lift maintenance work.
BOROUGH STATION: Reduced lift service at Borough until late 2008 for lift refurbishment work. On Mondays to Fridays between 0800 and 1000 and 1700 – 1900 the station will operate as exit only with no ticket issuing facilities. Please use nearby London Bridge or Elephant & Castle stations instead. Local bus Routes 35, 40, 133 and 343 operate between all three stations and valid LU tickets will be accepted.
HEATHROW TERMINAL 4 STATION: Travelcards and Freedom Passes are not accepted on Heathrow Connect or Heathrow Express services to or from this station. Journeys between Terminal 4 and Terminals 1, 2 and 3, only, are free of charge.
PICCADILLY CIRCUS STATION: Reduced escalator service until further notice.
SHEPHERDS BUSH CENTRAL LINE STATION: Closed until mid-October for refurbishment work. A rail replacement bus service operates between Shepherds Bush Central line station, from the taxi rank outside the station, and White City station bus stop “B”. Journey times may be increased by up to 20 minutes. Oyster card pay as you go holders should use the free replacement bus service or the 148 bus to Holland Park and Notting Hill Gate
WOOD GREEN STATION: A reduced escalator service until late March.

0 Comments : Friday,28,Mar,08 at 10:12 am

Transport for London Travel Alert for your tube travel at 7:30 on 27 March

Here are the reported incidents at 7:30 on 27 March for the Tube system:
EAST LONDON LINE: The line is closed to enable works to upgrade it to be part of the new London Overground network. Replacement bus services operate.
VICTORIA LINE: The Victoria line will close from 2200 on Monday to Thursday evenings from Monday 4 February until Thursday 20 November inclusive for line upgrade works. Two replacement bus services will operate.
BANK/MONUMENT COMPLEX: Reduced escalator service until further notice. Avoid changing trains at Bank/Monument
Passengers are advised to avoid changing trains at Bank/Monument, until further notice, due to ongoing escalator work which is slowing down interchange time through the station. The current work at Bank/Monument is leading to added journey times for customers changing between lines. Customers can avoid these delays by using alternative interchange routes.
BARKING STATION: No step free access until Monday 31 March inclusive due to planned lift maintenance work.
BOROUGH STATION: Reduced lift service at Borough until late 2008 for lift refurbishment work. On Mondays to Fridays between 0800 and 1000 and 1700 – 1900 the station will operate as exit only with no ticket issuing facilities. Please use nearby London Bridge or Elephant & Castle stations instead. Local bus Routes 35, 40, 133 and 343 operate between all three stations and valid LU tickets will be accepted.
HEATHROW TERMINAL 4 STATION: Travelcards and Freedom Passes are not accepted on Heathrow Connect or Heathrow Express services to or from this station. Journeys between Terminal 4 and Terminals 1, 2 and 3, only, are free of charge.
PICCADILLY CIRCUS STATION: Reduced escalator service until further notice.
SHEPHERDS BUSH CENTRAL LINE STATION: Closed until mid-October for refurbishment work. A rail replacement bus service operates between Shepherds Bush Central line station, from the taxi rank outside the station, and White City station bus stop “B”. Journey times may be increased by up to 20 minutes. Oyster card pay as you go holders should use the free replacement bus service or the 148 bus to Holland Park and Notting Hill Gate
WOOD GREEN STATION: A reduced escalator service until late March.

0 Comments : Thursday,27,Mar,08 at 9:22 am

Transport for London Travel Alert for your tube travel at 7:30 on 26 March

Here are the reported incidents at 7:30 on 26 March for the Tube system:
EAST LONDON LINE: The line is closed to enable works to upgrade it to be part of the new London Overground network. Replacement bus services operate.
DISTRICT LINE: Suspended between High Street Kensington and Edgware Road due to a signal failure at Edgware Road.
HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Severe delays are occurring due to a signal failure at Edgware Road.
CIRCLE LINE: Suspended clockwise only between High Street Kensington and Edgware Road due to a signal failure at Edgware Road. Severe delays are occurring due anti-clockwise.
VICTORIA LINE: On Wednesday 26 March, the usual early closure of the Victoria line will not apply due to a football match at the Emirates Stadium
BANK/MONUMENT COMPLEX: Reduced escalator service until further notice. Avoid changing trains at Bank/Monument
Passengers are advised to avoid changing trains at Bank/Monument, until further notice, due to ongoing escalator work which is slowing down interchange time through the station. The current work at Bank/Monument is leading to added journey times for customers changing between lines. Customers can avoid these delays by using alternative interchange routes.
BARKING STATION: No step free access until Monday 31 March inclusive due to planned lift maintenance work.
BOROUGH STATION: Reduced lift service at Borough until late 2008 for lift refurbishment work. On Mondays to Fridays between 0800 and 1000 and 1700 – 1900 the station will operate as exit only with no ticket issuing facilities. Please use nearby London Bridge or Elephant & Castle stations instead. Local bus Routes 35, 40, 133 and 343 operate between all three stations and valid LU tickets will be accepted.
HEATHROW TERMINAL 4 STATION: Travelcards and Freedom Passes are not accepted on Heathrow Connect or Heathrow Express services to or from this station. Journeys between Terminal 4 and Terminals 1, 2 and 3, only, are free of charge.
PICCADILLY CIRCUS STATION: Reduced escalator service until further notice.
SHEPHERDS BUSH CENTRAL LINE STATION: Closed until mid-October for refurbishment work. A rail replacement bus service operates between Shepherds Bush Central line station, from the taxi rank outside the station, and White City station bus stop “B”. Journey times may be increased by up to 20 minutes. Oyster card pay as you go holders should use the free replacement bus service or the 148 bus to Holland Park and Notting Hill Gate
WOOD GREEN STATION: A reduced escalator service until late March.

0 Comments : Wednesday,26,Mar,08 at 8:31 am

Transport for London Travel Alert for your tube travel at 7:30 on 25 March

Here are the reported incidents at 7:30 on 25 March for the Tube system:
EAST LONDON LINE: The line is closed to enable works to upgrade it to be part of the new London Overground network. Replacement bus services operate.
CIRCLE LINE: Severe delays are occurring anti-clockwise due to lack of available trains.
METROPOLITAN LINE: Severe delays are occurring due to late finishing of engineering work at Wembley Park.
VICTORIA LINE: The Victoria line will close from 2200 on Monday to Thursday evenings from Monday 4 February until Thursday 20 November inclusive for line upgrade works. Two replacement bus services will operate.
BANK/MONUMENT COMPLEX: Reduced escalator service until further notice. Avoid changing trains at Bank/Monument
Passengers are advised to avoid changing trains at Bank/Monument, until further notice, due to ongoing escalator work which is slowing down interchange time through the station. The current work at Bank/Monument is leading to added journey times for customers changing between lines. Customers can avoid these delays by using alternative interchange routes.
BARKING STATION: No step free access until Monday 31 March inclusive due to planned lift maintenance work.
BOROUGH STATION: Reduced lift service at Borough until late 2008 for lift refurbishment work. On Mondays to Fridays between 0800 and 1000 and 1700 – 1900 the station will operate as exit only with no ticket issuing facilities. Please use nearby London Bridge or Elephant & Castle stations instead. Local bus Routes 35, 40, 133 and 343 operate between all three stations and valid LU tickets will be accepted.
HEATHROW TERMINAL 4 STATION: Travelcards and Freedom Passes are not accepted on Heathrow Connect or Heathrow Express services to or from this station. Journeys between Terminal 4 and Terminals 1, 2 and 3, only, are free of charge.
PICCADILLY CIRCUS STATION: Reduced escalator service until further notice.
SHEPHERDS BUSH CENTRAL LINE STATION: Closed until mid-October for refurbishment work. A rail replacement bus service operates between Shepherds Bush Central line station bus stop “H”, and from Saturday 22 March it will depart from the taxi rank outside the station, and White City station bus stop “B”. Journey times may be increased by up to 20 minutes. Oyster card pay as you go holders should use the free replacement bus service or the 148 bus to Holland Park and Notting Hill Gate
WOOD GREEN STATION: A reduced escalator service until late March.

0 Comments : Tuesday,25,Mar,08 at 9:10 am

Transport for London Travel News

Dear Vincent (blog),
Here is your free Transport for London Travel Alert reported at 8:00 on 24 March.

0 Comments : Monday,24,Mar,08 at 9:14 am

Transport for London Travel Alert for your tube travel at 7:30 on 24 March

Here are the reported incidents at 7:30 on 24 March for the Tube system:
EAST LONDON LINE: The line is closed to enable works to upgrade it to be part of the new London Overground network. Replacement bus services operate.
WATERLOO & CITY LINE: On Easter Monday 24 March, the service is suspended.
CIRCLE LINE: On Sunday 23 and Easter Monday 24 March suspended throughout in both directions due to planned engineering works.
DISTRICT LINE: On Sunday 23 and Easter Monday 24 March, suspended between Edgware Road and Earls Court due to planned engineering works. Please use alternative London Buses and London Underground services.
HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: On Sunday 23 and Easter Monday 24 March, suspended between Baker Street and Hammersmith due to planned engineering works. A limited replacement bus service operates.
DLR TOWER GATEWAYCANNING INFO DOCKLANDS LIGHT RAILWAY: Until Monday 24 March inclusive buses replace trains between Bank/Tower Gateway and Canary Wharf/Canning Town and between Stratford and Canary Wharf. METROPOLITAN LINE: On Sunday 23 and Easter Monday 24 March, suspended between Wembley Park and Northwood/Uxbridge due to planned engineering works. Replacement buses operate, as well as additional Piccadilly line trains to/from Uxbridge. No Chiltern Railways service between Marylebone and Amersham
VICTORIA LINE: On Bank Holiday Monday 24 March, the usual early closure of the Victoria line will not apply.
BANK/MONUMENT COMPLEX: Reduced escalator service until further notice. Avoid changing trains at Bank/Monument
Passengers are advised to avoid changing trains at Bank/Monument, until further notice, due to ongoing escalator work which is slowing down interchange time through the station. The current work at Bank/Monument is leading to added journey times for customers changing between lines. Customers can avoid these delays by using alternative interchange routes.
BARKING STATION: No step free access until Monday 31 March inclusive due to planned lift maintenance work.
BOROUGH STATION: Reduced lift service at Borough until late 2008 for lift refurbishment work. On Mondays to Fridays between 0800 and 1000 and 1700 – 1900 the station will operate as exit only with no ticket issuing facilities. Please use nearby London Bridge or Elephant & Castle stations instead. Local bus Routes 35, 40, 133 and 343 operate between all three stations and valid LU tickets will be accepted.
HEATHROW TERMINAL 4 STATION: Travelcards and Freedom Passes are not accepted on Heathrow Connect or Heathrow Express services to or from this station. Journeys between Terminal 4 and Terminals 1, 2 and 3, only, are free of charge.
KINGS CROSS ST.PANCRAS UNDERGROUND STATION: On Sunday 23 and Easter Monday 24 March, Piccadilly line trains will not stop at the station due to rebuilding works. Please use other London Underground lines.
OVAL STATION: A reduced escalator service until Friday 28 March.
PICCADILLY CIRCUS STATION: Reduced escalator service until further notice.
SHEPHERDS BUSH CENTRAL LINE STATION: Closed until mid-October for refurbishment work. A rail replacement bus service operates between Shepherds Bush Central line station bus stop “H”, and from Saturday 22 March it will depart from the taxi rank outside the station, and White City station bus stop “B”. Journey times may be increased by up to 20 minutes. Oyster card pay as you go holders should use the free replacement bus service or the 148 bus to Holland Park and Notting Hill Gate
WOOD GREEN STATION: A reduced escalator service until late March.

0 Comments : Monday,24,Mar,08 at 9:14 am

Transport for London Travel Alert for your tube travel at 7:30 on 22 March

Here are the reported incidents at 7:30 on 22 March for the Tube system:
EAST LONDON LINE: The line is closed to enable works to upgrade it to be part of the new London Overground network. Replacement bus services operate.
CIRCLE LINE: On Good Friday 21, Saturday 22, Sunday 23 and Easter Monday 24 March suspended throughout in both directions due to planned engineering works.
DISTRICT LINE: On Good Friday 21, Saturday 22, Sunday 23 and Easter Monday 24 March, suspended between Edgware Road and Earls Court due to planned engineering works. Please use alternative London Buses and London Underground services.
HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: On Good Friday 21, Saturday 22, Sunday 23 and Easter Monday 24 March, suspended between Baker Street and Hammersmith due to planned engineering works. A limited replacement bus service operates.
DLR TOWER GATEWAYCANNING INFO DOCKLANDS LIGHT RAILWAY: From Saturday 22 until Monday 24 March inclusive Buses replace trains between Bank/Tower Gateway and Canary Wharf/Canning Town and between Stratford and Canary Wharf. METROPOLITAN LINE: On Good Friday 21, Saturday 22, Sunday 23 and Easter Monday 24 March, suspended between Wembley Park and Northwood/Uxbridge due to planned engineering works. Replacement buses operate, as well as additional Piccadilly line trains to/from Uxbridge. No Chiltern Railways service between Marylebone and Amersham
CENTRAL LINE: Minor delays are occurring due to the late finish of engineering work at Liverpool Street.
BANK/MONUMENT COMPLEX: Reduced escalator service until further notice. Avoid changing trains at Bank/Monument
Passengers are advised to avoid changing trains at Bank/Monument, until further notice, due to ongoing escalator work which is slowing down interchange time through the station. The current work at Bank/Monument is leading to added journey times for customers changing between lines. Customers can avoid these delays by using alternative interchange routes.
BARKING STATION: No step free access until Monday 31 March inclusive due to planned lift maintenance work.
BOROUGH STATION: Reduced lift service at Borough until late 2008 for lift refurbishment work. On Mondays to Fridays between 0800 and 1000 and 1700 – 1900 the station will operate as exit only with no ticket issuing facilities. Please use nearby London Bridge or Elephant & Castle stations instead. Local bus Routes 35, 40, 133 and 343 operate between all three stations and valid LU tickets will be accepted.
EUSTON UNDERGROUND STATION: On Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 March, southbound Northern Line (Bank Branch) and Victoria Line trains will not stop at the station due to refurbishment works.
HEATHROW TERMINAL 4 STATION: Travelcards and Freedom Passes are not accepted on Heathrow Connect or Heathrow Express services to or from this station. Journeys between Terminal 4 and Terminals 1, 2 and 3, only, are free of charge.
KINGS CROSS ST.PANCRAS UNDERGROUND STATION: On Good Friday 21, Saturday 22, Sunday 23 and Easter Monday 24 March, Piccadilly line trains will not stop at the station due to rebuilding works. Please use other London Underground lines.
OVAL STATION: A reduced escalator service until Friday 28 March.
PICCADILLY CIRCUS STATION: Reduced escalator service until further notice.
QUEENSBURY STATION: On Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 March, the station is closed for refurbishment works. Please use Kingsbury and Canons Park stations, or local London Buses services instead.
SHEPHERDS BUSH CENTRAL LINE STATION: Closed until mid-October for refurbishment work. A rail replacement bus service operates between Shepherds Bush Central line station bus stop “H”, and from Saturday 22 March it will depart from the taxi rank outside the station, and White City station bus stop “B”. Journey times may be increased by up to 20 minutes. Oyster card pay as you go holders should use the free replacement bus service or the 148 bus to Holland Park and Notting Hill Gate
WOOD GREEN STATION: A reduced escalator service until late March.

0 Comments : Saturday,22,Mar,08 at 10:14 am

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