Stratford route at 7:30 on 20 August

Here are the reported incidents at 7:30 on 20 August for the Tube system:

VICTORIA LINE: Severe delays are occurring due to late finishing engineering work.

CIRCLE LINE: Minor delays are occurring anti-clockwise due to an earlier faulty train at Edgware Road.

BLACKFRIARS UNDERGROUND STATION: Closed until late 2011. District and Circle line trains do not serve the station. Please bear this in mind if purchasing a season ticket or registering your Oystercards.

 

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CAMDEN TOWN STATION: From Wednesday 22 July until Tuesday 13 October, there will be no down escalator available, access to the platforms is via a spiral staircase. During weekends and Bank Holidays, the station will be exit only at certain times. Customers who are unable to use the spiral staircase or are travelling at weekends will need to use Mornington Crescent or Chalk Farm stations to access the Northern line.

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.

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

KING’S CROSS ST PANCRAS STATION: Reduced escalator service until late August.

MONUMENT AND BANK STATIONS: Please avoid using Monument Station to interchange with services from Bank. Until summer 2009 interchange between District and Circle line services at Monument and all services from Bank station is only available at street level due to escalator refurbishment works. As an alternative use nearby Mansion House or Cannon Street stations which are a short walk from Bank. Maps of the area are available at both stations. Local bus services 21 43 133 and 141 also operate between London Bridge and Moorgate stations calling at Bank and Monument. Oyster Pay As You Go customers need to make their interchange within 30 minutes to avoid being charged twice. OAKWOOD STATION: From Wednesday 12 August until mid September, no step-free access at this station due to maintenance works.

PICCADILLY CIRCUS STATION: Reduced escalator service until further notice.

PIMLICO STATION: Reduced escalator service until late September.

SOUTHGATE STATION: Reduced escalator service until mid December 2009.

ST PAULS STATION: Until Friday 23 October, on Mondays to Fridays between 0730 and 1000, the station will be exit only due to escalator modernisation works. Please use Mansion House or Chancery Lane stations instead.

SWISS COTTAGE STATION: No down escalator until September 2009.

WANSTEAD STATION: Monday 22 June until Sunday 30 August, inclusive, closed.

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Milly police file Bellfield case Police investigating the murder of Milly Dowler are to submit evidence against jailed killer Levi Bellfield, from west London. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/8210574.stm

Police meet with green activists The Metropolitan Police have held a series of talks with green activists ahead of a “mystery climate camp” in London. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/london/8210171.stm

Peace campaigner’s 3,000th day Peace campaigner Brian Haw has been protesting against the Iraq war at his post in Parliament Square for 3,000 days. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/hereford/worcs/8210438.stm

Seven arrested over ?38m fraud Seven people are arrested in connection with a ?38m VAT fraud involving the trading of carbon credits. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/kent/8210679.stm

Tube job cuts dispute is resolved A dispute over job cuts on the London Underground which contributed to a 48-hour strike is resolved, a union confirms. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/london/8208907.stm

Councils seek ‘chugger’ action Two local authorities take action as a survey finds more than 500 street fundraisers operating in just four London streets. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/london/8210496.stm

Woman’s hair set on fire on train A teacher leading a school trip is attacked by a gang of youths as she walks through the carriage of a train heading for London. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/london/8209936.stm

Bloomsbury letters go for auction A collection of unpublished letters by members of the Bloomsbury group of writers could fetch up to ?80,000, auctioneers say. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/sussex/8210398.stm

?5,000 stolen memorial award A north London council offers a four-figure reward for information after war memorial plaques were stolen for scrap. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/london/8210557.stm

Charges over gunshots at police A man is charged with the attempted murder of two Metropolitan Police officers who were shot at in central London. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/london/8210621.stm

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