Stratford route at 7:30 on 16 October

Here are the reported incidents at 7:30 on 16 October for the Tube system:

No line incidents reported. 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.

FINCHLEY CENTRAL STATION: From Friday 25 September until Wednesday 28 October, no step-free lift access between the platforms and the ticket hall.

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 October 2009.

KINGSBURY STATION: Closed due to a local power failure. London Underground tickets are being accepted on local buses. 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 early December 2009.

SOUTHGATE STATION: Reduced escalator service until late 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.

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London travel fares to increase Fares for London’s buses will rise by 12.7% and by 3.9% on the Tube in 2010, the Mayor of London announces.

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Gun crime rises by 17% in London Gun crime in London rises by 17% and there is a 20% rise in rapes but the total number of crimes falls, police figures reveal.

Man sectioned over Lewis assault A man is charged and sectioned under the Mental Health Act in connection with an assault on pop star Leona Lewis.

Gold bars go on sale at Harrods Luxury London department store Harrods starts selling gold bars, worth more than ?250,000, “off the shelf”.

Wembley gets 2012 go-ahead London 2012 chiefs agree to stage badminton and rhythmic gymnastics at Wembley Arena instead of a new temporary venue.

Bonuses of ?1.8m for 2012 staff Staff overseeing the construction of venues for London’s 2012 Olympics have been paid more than ?1.8m in bonuses.

Youth guilty of church hall death A teenager is found guilty of stabbing a 15-year-old boy to death outside a church hall in east London.

Scores arrested in youth raids Almost 140 people are arrested in a series of London-wide raids targeting youth and gang-related violence.

Public freed gay attack suspect A teenage girl suspected of being involved in a fatal attack on a gay man escapes when a passer-by mistakenly releases her.

Education scam man struck off A chartered accountant exposed by the BBC for his role in a bogus education scam is struck off by his professional body.

Tenth arrest in ?40m jewel raid A tenth man is arrested at his north London home in connection with a ?40m robbery at Graff jewellers in London.

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