Stratford route at 7:30 on 27 August

Here are the reported incidents at 7:30 on 27 August for the Tube system:

BAKERLOO LINE: Thursday 27 until Sunday 30 August, inclusive, suspended between Paddington and Elephant & Castle.

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.

WEST INDIA QUAY STATION – SERVICE CHANGE: From Monday 24 August, on Mondays to Fridays, morning and evening peak Bank to Lewisham trains will not stop at West India Quay in the southbound direction only. Please change at Canary Wharf for northbound services. A new service will be in place from 24 August which will include the operation of a new flyunder track in use on Mondays to Fridays, morning and evening peak Bank to Lewisham trains.
These trains will not stop at West India Quay station. Please change at Canary Wharf for northbound services.

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McKinnon anti-extradition protest Campaigners hold a protest outside the US Embassy in London against the extradition of computer hacker Gary McKinnon. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/uk/8223734.stm

Violence a ‘disgrace to football’ The minister for sport adds his voice to condemnation of mass violence at a Carling Cup tie between West Ham and Millwall.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/london/8222301.stm

Activists gather at climate camp About 1,000 protesters begin to head for the site in south-east London where they are to hold a week-long climate camp. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/london/8222488.stm

New high-speed rail plan unveiled Network Rail proposes a new ?34bn high-speed line linking Scotland and London to be ready by 2030. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/business/8221540.stm

CPS begins studying Milly dossier Prosecution lawyers will examine new evidence against a prime suspect from west London in the murder of Milly Dowler. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/8223170.stm

Gumtree buyer stabbed in heart A 42-year-old nearly dies after being stabbed in the heart, chest and abdomen by a bogus Gumtree seller in east London over ?5,000. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/london/8222087.stm

Heathrow noise claim ‘misleading’ An advert claiming a third runway at Heathrow will not make the airport dirtier or noisier is ruled as “misleading” http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/london/8222069.stm

Laos drug conviction challenged Lawyers for a pregnant Londoner convicted of smuggling heroin in Laos begins legal action to have her released from custody. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/uk/8222438.stm

Gas leak closes part of the M25 Motorists in Surrey experience delays after a gas leak closes part of the M25 in both directions for more than three hours. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/8222521.stm

London bike scheme firm profit up Serco, which will run London’s new bike hire scheme, says profits have surged after it won a record number of contracts. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/business/8221757.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

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Tracking history A heritage train marks Jubilee Line’s 30th anniversary http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/local/london/hi/people_and_places/history/newsid_8187000/8187561.stm

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