Stratford route at 7:30 on 24 December

Here are the reported incidents at 7:30 on 24 December for the Tube system:

DOCKLANDS LIGHT RAILWAY: Christmas Eve Thursday 24 December, suspended between Bank, Tower Gateway and West India Quay and between Bank, Tower Gateway and Poplar. Rail replacement bus services operate.

Service A: between Bank and Canary Wharf, calling at Tower Hill, Shadwell, Limehouse and Westferry.

Service B (0730-1630): between Canary Wharf and Tower Gateway.

A valid DLR ticket or Oyster card is required to board a bus.

Mobility-impaired passengers are able to call 020 7363 9777 for further assistance.

BANK DLR STATION: Closed from Christmas Eve Thursday 24 December until the end of January, approximately.

CHALFONT & LATIMER STATION: No step free access to the northbound platform due to a faulty gate.

CHANCERY LANE STATION: Until early January 2010, the station will be open for exit only on weekdays between 0730 and 1000 due to escalator refurbishment works. For the Central line please use nearby Holborn station which is a 6-8 minute walk from Chancery Lane.

GREENFORD STATION: Due to works taking place, the car park will be closed until the end of 2010.

LONDON BRIDGE STATION: No step free access to the Northern Line platforms due to a faulty lift.

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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Go to http://www.tfl.gov.uk/tfl/realtime/planned.asp for more information on planned works.

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Homes without gas and electricity Many residents in north London who had their gas cut off are now without power after electric heaters overloaded supplies. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/london/8427734.stm

Tracksuit walkers’ Snowdon rescue Two London students wearing just tracksuits and trainers are “lucky to be alive” after separate rescues on Snowdon. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/wales/8428656.stm

Deal prevents festive Tube strike The biggest London Underground union accepts a pay deal ending the prospect of a walkout over the festive period. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/london/8428042.stm

Man jailed for killing housemate A 37-year-old man is jailed for eight years for stabbing his housemate to death in Lewisham, south-east London. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/london/8428556.stm

Doctors discover GBL drug death A London-based clubber has become the first person to die from taking dance drug GBL on its own, it emerges. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/uk/8428802.stm

Robber’s jail term could increase A violent robber who snapped a woman’s finger during a spree of attacks against females could see his sentence being increased. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/london/8429086.stm

Teenager raped on her way home Police appeal for witnesses after a teenager is raped on her way home in the early hours in south-east London. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/london/8429230.stm

Steam train’s snow rescue ‘glory’ Train passengers from London Victoria left stranded after the heavy snow are rescued by steam locomotive. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/8428097.stm

Tell us a story How to contact BBC News Interactive’s London team http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/london/3035310.stm

More news sites Links to other local news internet sites in London http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/london/3754232.stm

Decade of Arts A look at the last decade of culture in London http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/local/london/hi/people_and_places/arts_and_culture/newsid_8414000/8414873.stm

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