Transport for London Travel Alert for your tube travel at 7:30 on 21 August

Here are the reported incidents at 7:30 on 21 August for the Tube system:
BAKERLOO LINE: Minor delays are occurring due to an earlier signal failure in the Lambeth North area.
DOCKLANDS LIGHT RAILWAY, LEWISHAM – CROSSHARBOUR REDUCED SERVICES: From Monday 30 June until Bank Holiday Monday 25 August 2008 services between Lewisham and Crossharbour will significantly reduce to every 10 minutes. This may result in many passengers being unable to board trains during peak times. Services on this route will operate Lewisham-Island Gardens and Island Gardens-Bank in each direction. At Island Gardens passengers will have a step-free, cross-platform interchange to continue their journey. Four supplementary bus services will operate Monday to Friday at peak times to support train services.

Passengers who board at Cutty Sark and Mudchute are advised to use an alternative station.

Cutty Sark passengers can use the foot tunnel to Island Gardens where trains operate to/from Bank via Canary Wharf every 10 minutes.

Mudchute passengers are advised to use Crossharbour station where trains operate to/from Bank via Canary Wharf every 3-4 minutes.

Four supplementary bus services will operate Monday to Friday at peak times to support train services.

06:30 to 10:30* – northbound only, 15:30 to 21:00 – southbound only Routes operate in one direction only.:


Island Gardens-Canary Wharf – via Mudchute, Crossharbour and South Quay (on Limeharbour), up to every 5 minutes.


Lewisham-Cutty Sark – via all stations, up to every 3 minutes.


Greenwich-North Greenwich express – via Cutty Sark, up to every 3 minutes.


Lewisham-North Greenwich express – via Cutty Sark, every 10 minutes (*07:00 to 09:30 in the morning peak)

Please use the supplementary bus service or alternative travel routes wherever possible, ensuring that your ticket or Oyster card is valid for any journey you make.

A valid ticket or Oyster card is required for the bus services. Please allow extra time for your journey.

BANK / MONUMENT: Reduced escalator service until further notice.
BANK AND MONUMENT STATIONS: Until summer 2009, there is very limited interchange at Bank and Monument stations. This is due to major escalator replacement works. You are strongly advised to use alternative interchange stations. If you travel to the Bank and Monument areas you may find it easier to use nearby alternative stations such as Cannon Street, London Bridge, Mansion House and Moorgate. Local bus services 21, 43, 133 and 141 operate between London Bridge and Moorgate stations calling at Bank and Monument. Please note: Interchange at the station may involve walking routes at street level. In order to prevent overcrowding, Central and/or Northern line trains may not stop at Bank, especially during morning and evening peaks. Oyster Pay As You Go customers need to make their interchange within 30 minutes to avoid being charged twice. BOROUGH STATION: Reduced lift service until late December. Exit only Monday to Friday between 0800 and 1000 and between 1700 and 1900. No ticket issuing facilities.

The nearest alternative stations are London Bridge and Elephant & Castle.

London Bus routes 35 40 133 and 343 operate between Borough, Elephant & Castle and London Bridge station and accept London Underground tickets.

CANADA WATER STATION: Reduced escalator service until mid November.
CANADA WATER STATION: Until March 2010, one of the three exits will be closed to enable construction of a new library. Please use the other exits.
HERON QUAYS STATION: No southbound lift service between Friday 15 August until Monday 1 September inclusive.
KNIGHTSBRIDGE STATION: Reduced escalator service until the end of September.
MOORGATE STATION: Reduced escalator service until late January 2009.
OXFORD CIRCUS: Reduced escalator service. Please avoid exiting the station at peak hours between 0730 and 1000 and between 1530 and 1900. Please use an alternative station whenever possible such as Bond Street, Tottenham Court Road, Piccadilly Circus or Regent’s Park and continue your journey at street level.
PICCADILLY CIRCUS STATION: Reduced escalator service until further notice.
SHEPHERDS BUSH CENTRAL LINE STATION: Closed until mid-October for refurbishment work. A rail replacement bus service operates between Shepherds Bush Central line station, from the taxi rank outside the station, and White City station bus stop “B”. Journey times may be increased by up to 20 minutes. Oyster card pay as you go holders should use the free replacement bus service or the 148 bus to Holland Park and Notting Hill Gate.
TOWER GATEWAY STATION: Closed until Spring 2009. Passengers are advised to avoid using Bank station as an alternative due to ongoing escalator work.

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