Stratford route at 7:30 on 14 December

Here are the reported incidents at 7:30 on 14 December for the Tube system:

CIRCLE LINE: The Circle line service is changing from Sunday 13 December. Trains will now operate from Hammersmith to Edgware Road than operate clockwise via Liverpool Street, Victoria and High Street Kensington to terminate at Edgware Road. In the anti-clockwise directions, trains start at Edgware Road then operate via High Street Kensington, Victoria and Liverpool Street to Edgware Road and Hammersmith. The HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE will continue to operate between Hammersmith and Barking.

CHANCERY LANE STATION: Until early January 2010, the station will be open for exit only on weekdays between 0730 and 1000 due to escalator refurbishment works. For the Central line please use nearby Holborn station which is a 6-8 minute walk from Chancery Lane.

GREENFORD STATION: Due to works taking place, the car park will be closed until the end of 2010.

INTERCHANGING AT EDGWARE ROAD (CIRCLE LINE STATION)? From Sunday 13 December, when the new Circle line service starts, step-free interchange will generally be available between eastbound Circle line trains terminating at Edgware Road, and Circle and Hammersmith & City line services via Kings Cross St Pancras, and will also be available between westbound Circle and Hammersmith & City line services to Hammersmith, and District line trains to High Street Kensington and Wimbledon. (During service disruptions, it may be necessary for services to use alternative platforms)

KING’S CROSS ST. PANCRAS STATION: No step free access to the Victoria line platforms due to a faulty lift.

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 further notice.

SOUTHGATE STATION: Reduced escalator service until late December 2009.

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Hunt for men in UK wanted abroad The Metropoltian Police launches a bid to find 10 men believed to have fled to London after committing serious crimes abroad. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/uk/8410645.stm

Mother in urgent search for donor A mother who needs a bone marrow transplant is asking for volunteers to help her fight leukaemia. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/london/8410668.stm

London to ‘lose out’ to Shanghai London could be pushed into third place as a global financial centre by Shanghai in the next decade, according to a report. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/business/8410722.stm

No arrests at anti-mosque protest A protest by the Stop Islamification of Europe near a north London mosque passes peacefully with no arrests. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/london/8410813.stm

Man arrested over fatal crash A man aged in his 40s is arrested over a fatal crash on a London-bound carriageway of the M40 motorway. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/8410844.stm

Tate returns to traditional tree Tate Britain gallery in London has a traditional look for its Christmas tree in 2009, after years of off-beat ideas from artists. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/8410559.stm

Seven rescued as fire breaks out Firefighters rescue seven people from an early morning fire at a shop and flats in Cricklewood, north London. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/london/8410495.stm

High-speed train service starts Full services of 140mph Javelin trains begin operating between Kent and London – but passengers face higher fares. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/kent/8410452.stm

Circle Line turned into ‘lasso’ A new section of London Underground’s Circle Line opens, extending the traditional loop into a “lasso” shape. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/london/8410454.stm

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