Stratford route at 7:30 on 31 December

Here are the reported incidents at 7:30 on 31 December for the Tube system:

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.

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.

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.

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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Honour for de Menezes Met chief The police officer who led the operation that ended with the fatal shooting of Jean Charles de Menezes is honoured. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/london/8435507.stm

River Cafe founders become MBEs The founders of the River Cafe restaurant are among those from the capital to be listed in the New Year Honours. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/london/8435057.stm

Power cut hits thousands of homes Almost 3,000 properties in north London are left without electricity because of a fault on an underground cable. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/8434497.stm

Arrests over ‘peacemaker’ attack Two men and a woman have been arrested over the death of a man who was injured trying to break up a fight in east London. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/london/8434901.stm

Pensioner left in hospital buried The funeral takes place of a man with Alzheimer’s disease who was abandoned at an east London hospital. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/london/8435236.stm

Student found dead ‘was drinking’ A British tourist from south London who was found dead near a ski resort in Switzerland had been drinking, police confirm. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/london/8435557.stm

Hard-up Met may cut water The Metropolitan Police may cut temporary staff and remove water coolers to address a yearly ?255m budget deficit. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/london/8434691.stm

Chelsea now ‘virtually debt-free’ Chelsea Football Club says it is now “virtually debt-free” after turning most of its liabilities into equity. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/business/8434698.stm

London firm to bid for West Ham London-based financial company Intermarket confirms that it will make a takeover bid for West Ham United. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/business/8434880.stm

Further tests on river death man A post-mortem examination on the body of a man pulled out of the River Thames in south-west London fails to establish a cause of death. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/surrey/8434569.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

Death Counter Art installation counts worldwide deaths for a year http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/local/london/hi/people_and_places/arts_and_culture/newsid_8426000/8426524.stm

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