Stratford route at 7:30 on 6 May

Here are the reported incidents at 7:30 on 6 May for the Tube system:

No line incidents reported. BOUNDS GREEN STATION: No down escalator service until late August 2010. Please use buses 184 or 221 to Wood Green station if you are unable to use the stairs to reach the platform.

EARL’S COURT STATION: Reduced escalator service until early July 2010.

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

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

ST PAUL’S STATION: Until end July 2010, due to escalator work the station will operate as exit only between 0730 and 1000 Monday to Friday. Please use Bank station to catch your train.

WEST HAM STATION: No step free access to the Jubilee line due to a faulty lift.

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Go to http://www.tfl.gov.uk/tfl/realtime/planned.asp for more information on planned works.

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U-turn over 2012 youth volunteers London Olympics organisers do a U-turn on their plan to bar under-18s from becoming volunteers for the 2012 Games, BBC London learns. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/london/8663469.stm

Voting begins in London elections People begin casting their vote at hundreds of polling stations across London in the general and local elections. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/london/8662185.stm

Boy, 16, dies after park stabbing A number of youths are arrested after a 16-year-old boy dies after being stabbed at a London recreation ground. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/london/8663762.stm

Death fire youth ‘meant no harm’ A 14-year-old boy accused of starting a fire which killed his ex-girlfriend and her sister tells a court he ‘meant no harm’. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/london/8663149.stm

Gang raids top jewellery stores Robbers smash their way into London’s Westfield shopping centre and steal jewellery from two stores. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/london/8661896.stm

Conjoined twins leave care unit Separated conjoined twins Hassan and Hussein Benhaffaf leave intensive care after a successful operation in London. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/health/8662998.stm

Statue of Sir Keith Park removed A statue of RAF hero Sir Keith Park is taken down from the Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square in central London. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/london/8662544.stm

Tube station staffing ‘dangerous’ Tube stations were regularly left unstaffed, creating dangerous conditions for travellers, a union claims. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/london/8661907.stm

Guru ‘heals’ woman in assault A guru accused of being a serial rapist told one woman she needed to be healed as he assaulted her, a court hears. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/london/8662884.stm

Student ‘hit man to help a girl’ A student accused of killing a gay man in Trafalgar Square punched the victim because he saw him strike a girl, the Old Bailey hears. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/london/8663441.stm

Change of names for new ferries The word ‘Olympic’ is dropped from names for two new ferries due in service next year to prevent a clash with 2012 titles. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/kent/8662703.stm

Airline scraps London City route Devon and Cornwall are to lose one of their air links with London, with Air SouthWest announcing it is to end its service. http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/8661419.stm

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More news sites Links to other local news internet sites in London http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/london/3754232.stm

White elephant? O2 owners could ensure Olympic Stadium’s future http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/blogs/davidbond/2010/05/encouraging_signs_on_olympic_v.html

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