Stratford route at 7:30 on 22 October

Here are the reported incidents at 7:30 on 22 October for the Tube system:

PICCADILLY LINE: Suspended between Oakwood and Cockfosters due to a signal failure at Cockfosters. Minor delays are occurring on the rest of the line.

EUSTON UNDERGROUND STATION: From Monday 17 August until Monday 9 November, there will be a reduced escalator service to the southbound Northern line (Bank Branch) and southbound Victoria line platforms due to refurbishment works. Access to these platforms will be via a spiral staircase only. Customers with luggage are advised to take local bus routes to Kings Cross St Pancras station for connections with these services. Valid Underground tickets will be accepted on these local routes.

FINCHLEY CENTRAL STATION: From Friday 25 September until Wednesday 28 October, no step-free lift access between the platforms and the ticket hall.

GREENFORD STATION: Due to station upgrade works to provide step-free access, the car park will be closed until the end of 2010.

KING’S CROSS ST. PANCRAS (UNDERGROUND) STATION: Reduced escalator service until early November 2009.

OXFORD CIRCUS: Until April 2010, due to escalator work Central line passengers travelling to Oxford Street are strongly advised to avoid exiting at Oxford Circus station. Use Bond Street or Tottenham Court Road stations instead. Access to the Central line and interchange with the Bakerloo and Victoria lines is not affected.

PICCADILLY CIRCUS STATION: Reduced escalator service until further notice.

SOUTHGATE STATION: Reduced escalator service until late December 2009.

ST. PAUL’S STATION: From Monday 19 through to Tuesday 27 October, the station will be exit only during weekdays between the times of 0730 and 1000 due to escalator modernisation works. Please use Mansion House or Chancery Lane stations instead.

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Bus journeys ‘cut by 16m miles’ Boris Johnson’s new transport plan will see 16-million-miles-worth of bus journeys cut – days after fare rises were announced. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/london/8319420.stm

Council pledges ‘radical’ plans A north London council says residents may have to pay extra for certain services in a bid to cut costs by ?25m a year. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/london/8319318.stm

Murder inquiry after bodies found A double murder investigation is launched after two men are found stabbed to death in a flat in London. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/london/8318290.stm

Demand by honour case mother The mother of an alleged “honour killing” victim faces her husband in court and asks him what he has done to her daughter. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/london/8318370.stm

Olympic boss defends salary The man responsible for delivering venues for the 2012 Games says his ?250,000 salary for a three-day week is the “going rate”. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/london/8318433.stm

Covert survey on disabled access Young disabled people are going undercover to survey London’s pubs and cinemas to test their accessibility for wheelchair users. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/london/8317892.stm

Letter plea for death row Briton Amnesty International UK is urging people to write to China’s Supreme Court to ask them to halt the execution of a London man. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/uk/8318190.stm

Homophobic crime rise in London Homophobic crime in London rises by nearly a fifth in a year, according to latest figures from the Metropolitan Police. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/london/8316646.stm

Man admits shop manager murder A man pleads guilty to murdering a store manager of an exclusive London fashion boutique during a street robbery. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/london/8318247.stm

Arrests over jewellery raid Police arrest three men in dawn raids across London and the Thames Valley in connection with a ?250,000 jewellers raid. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/lancashire/8318178.stm

Briton’s rapist arrested in India Police in India arrest a rapist who went missing three months into his sentence for attacking a London woman. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/world/south_asia/8318127.stm

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First silver screen Plans to restore Britain’s first cinema are revealed http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/today/hi/today/newsid_8314000/8314165.stm

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