Stratford route at 7:30 on 30 October

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

CENTRAL LINE: Severe delays are occurring due to an earlier fire alert at Holborn. London Underground tickets are being accepted on local buses, DLR and National Express East Anglia services between Stratford and Liverpool Street. JUBILEE LINE: Severe delays are occurring due to an earlier signal failure at Waterloo. London Underground tickets are being accepted on local buses and the DLR. BAKERLOO LINE: Minor delays are occurring due to lack of available trains caused by vandalism.

ACTON TOWN STATION: From Friday 23 October until Wednesday 11 November, no step-free access between the ticket hall and platforms.

CLAPHAM SOUTH STATION: Closed due to a local power failure. London Underground tickets are being accepted on local buses. 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: No step-free access between the platforms and the ticket hall due to planned maintenance.

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

HOLBORN STATION: Central line trains are non-stopping due to an earlier fire alert.

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.

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Footballer jailed for sex assault Footballer Marlon King is jailed for 18 months for a sexual assault in Soho and will be sacked by his Premier League club as a result. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/london/8332029.stm

‘Regret’ over gun patrol message The Met used the “wrong language” to describe piloting armed patrols to tackle gun crime, its commissioner admits. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/london/8331882.stm

Honour case girl ‘kissed goodbye’ The sister of alleged “honour killing” victim Tulay Goren talks about the last time she saw her sister. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/london/8332811.stm

Crowds welcome Afghan troops Hundreds of people line the streets of Croydon to welcome home soldiers from a battalion that lost 13 men in Afghanistan. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/london/8333105.stm

Ex-minister told to repay ?13,837 Ex-minister Tony McNulty apologises unreservedly after being ordered to repay ?13,837 claimed on a home in Harrow. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/uk_politics/8330930.stm

Man and son guilty of pub murder A father and his 14-year-old son face life sentences after being convicted of stabbing a man to death in a pub in east London. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/london/8332493.stm

Anti-crime church worker stabbed A church worker is repeatedly stabbed outside an event in London aimed at keeping teenagers away from crime. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/london/8331893.stm

Girl aged eight ‘raped in park’ Two 10-year-old boys are arrested after a girl aged eight claimed she was raped while playing in a park in west London. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/london/8332416.stm

X Factor house under siege Hundreds of X Factor fans dedicate their half-term holidays to camping outside the finalists’ house in north-west London. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/entertainment/8332084.stm

London award for French film Prison drama A Prophet wins best film at the London Film Festival’s awards, where actor John Hurt is also recognised. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/entertainment/8331245.stm

Postal temp: ‘I just want to work’ A temporary worker brought in to help clear the postal backlog in Dartford explains his decision to take the job. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/newsbeat/hi/the_p_word/newsid_10000000/newsid_10002600/10002616.stm

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‘Fort Westfield’ Happy first birthday for London’s giant shopping mall? http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/london/8327455.stm

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