Stratford route at 7:30 on 30 December

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

PICCADILLY LINE: Severe delays are occurring between Acton Town and Uxbridge due to a signal failure at Rayners Lane. Tickets will be accepted on local buses. BAKERLOO LINE: Until Sunday 3 January inclusive, suspended between Queen’s Park and Stonebridge Park. Rail replacement bus services operate. Service one: between Queens Park and Stonebridge Park, calling at Kensal Green, Willesden Junction and Harlesden. DISTRICT LINE: Minor delays are occurring between Earl’s Court and Wimbledon due to a signal failure at Southfields.

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.

NORTH GREENWICH STATION: No step free access to the 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.

VICTORIA UNDERGROUND STATION: PLEASE AVOID INTERCHANGING BETWEEN VICTORIA AND DISTRICT AND CIRCLE LINE SERVICES: From Sunday 27 December until 1200 Thursday 31 December, the escalator link between the Victoria line and the District and Circle lines at Victoria is closed during station upgrade works. You are strongly advised to use alternative stations to interchange between these lines.

Please use these alternative routes to change between lines:

Travelling from north of Victoria on the Victoria line: change at Oxford Circus for the Bakerloo line to Embankment

Travelling from south of Victoria on the Victoria line: change at Stockwell for the Northern line to Embankment

Travelling from west of Victoria on the District line: change at South Kensington for the Piccadilly line to Green Park

Travelling from east of Victoria on the District line: change at Embankment for the Bakerloo line to Oxford Circus or the Northern line to Stockwell

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Body confirmed as missing skier A body found near a Swiss ski resort is confirmed as that of a British tourist who went missing after leaving a bar. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/london/8434094.stm

London’s town crier dies aged 70 Tributes are paid to London’s town crier Peter Moore, who has died at the age of 70, after 31 years in the role. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/london/8434333.stm

Cousin ‘sad’ over executed Briton The cousin of Akmal Shaikh, 53, from London, executed in China says he is “sad and disappointed” by his death. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/uk/8434344.stm

London firms raise ?82.5bn Companies listed on the London Stock Exchange have raised a record ?82.5bn from share issues in 2009. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/business/8434259.stm

Appeal over pensioner murder A ?20,000 reward is offered to catch the killer of an 83-year-old woman found with her legs bound with duct tape in north London. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/london/8433500.stm

Funds shortfall over car campaign Scotland Yard faces a ?1.3m budget hole after an operation to seize uninsured vehicles fell short of expectations. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/london/8433476.stm

Woman held over river murder A woman in her 30s is questioned on suspicion of murder after a man dies in the River Thames at Walton. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/surrey/8433681.stm

Probe into police suspect’s death An independent inquiry is launched into whether police officers could have done more to safeguard a vulnerable teenage prisoner. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/london/8433663.stm

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Thames Path walk Revive yourself after indulging over Christmas http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/local/london/hi/things_to_do/newsid_8413000/8413512.stm

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