Stratford route at 7:30 on 31 July

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

No line incidents reported. 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. 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.

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. 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.

SWISS COTTAGE STATION: No down escalator until September 2009.

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

WARREN STREET STATION: Monday to Friday, inclusive, between 0830 and 0930 each morning, interchange and exit only during escalator maintenance work, from Monday 13 July until Friday 14 August. Goodge Street, Euston and Euston Square are the nearest alternative stations. The ticket office remains open during the exit only period.

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