Stratford route at 7:30 on 16 December

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

BAKERLOO LINE: Suspended between Willesden Junction and Queen’s Park due to a signal failure at Queen’s Park. Minor delays are occurring on the rest of the line.

PICCADILLY LINE: Suspended between between Ruislip and Uxbridge due to a signal failure at Uxbridge.

JUBILEE LINE: Minor delays are occurring due to a signal failure at Willesden Green. London Buses are accepting tickets via any resonable route. METROPOLITAN LINE: Minor delays are occurring due to a signal failure at Uxbridge.

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.

HEATHROW TERMINALS 123 STATION: No step free access to the platforms due to a faulty lift.

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)

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.

STRATFORD STATION: No step free access to the eastbound Central line platform and the Jubilee line platforms due to faulty lifts.

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