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Yesterday, 09:02

Twenty one coffins will be laid outside the headquarters of TfL in a protest by campaign group Stop Killing Cyclists on Friday, to symbolise the deaths of riders on London’s road in the past two years.

Yesterday, 16:28
The RMT are warning Tube platforms are 'dangerously overcrowded', particularly at major hubs (Picture: PA Images)

Overcrowding on Tube platforms combined with cuts in staffing levels has created ‘a lethal cocktail’ and the London Underground (LU) is ‘reaching breaking point’, Union leaders said today.

Yesterday, 07:57
A lorry caught fire on the A12 near Chelmsford causing delays for London-bound drivers (Picture: Google Street View)

A lorry has caught fire on the A12 at Chelmsford causing long delays for London drivers.

Mon, 07:12
Overground trains at Barking Station are affected (Photo: David Mirzoeff)

The London Overground is experiencing severe delays this morning between Barking and Gospel Oak due to a faulty train at Barking.

Mon, 06:47
A burst water main is causing delays on the A406 North Circular near Bounds Green (Photo: @TfLTrafficNews)

The westbound A406 North Circular is down to one lane this morning near New Southgate due to a burst water main just after the A109 Bounds Green Road.

Friday, November 20, 2015
An artist's impression of the trains that will run on the UK's largest rail project, Crossrail (TFL/PA Wire)

The UK’s largest rail project, Crossrail, will feature trains that are fully wheelchair-accessible, air-conditioned and wi-fi enabled, London mayor Boris Johnson said.

Thursday, November 19, 2015
A commuter gives Boris a rude gesture (John Stillwell/PA Wire)

Londoners hurled abuse at Boris Johnson as he opened the city’s first segregated cycle superhighway.

Thursday, November 19, 2015
Aldgate Tube station was evacuated this morning (Picture: John Goodall/ Commons)

Police searching for a ‘suspicious person’ at Aldgate Tube led to the station being evacuated and the suspension of the entire Circle Line for around 20 minutes in rush hour Thursday morning.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Armed police attended Tooting station this afternoon (Picture: Matt Farrington Smith)

Armed police closed off Tooting Broadway station as they hunted for a man reportedly ‘threatening passengers with a pair of scissors’ this afternoon.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015
A person has been hit by a train at Chancery Lane Tube station (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

A man has been seriously injured after being hit by a train at Chancery Lane Tube station.

Monday, November 16, 2015
Passengers pulled the alarm which led to armed police storming the Tube (Picture: Stock photo by PA)

Armed police stormed Warren Street Tube station after passenger alarms were sounded.

Monday, November 16, 2015
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A major exhibition celebrating modern cycling is set to open at the Design Museum in London Bridge on Wednesday.

Saturday, November 14, 2015
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Gatwick’s North Terminal was evacuated Saturday as bomb disposal experts carried out a controlled explosion and police arrested a French man ‘on suspicion of firearms offences’.

Saturday, November 14, 2015
Police officers secure a street outside the Stade de France stadium (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

Following multiple terrorist attacks in Paris, this is advice for people who are either in France or who have friends or family on the continent.

Wednesday, November 11, 2015
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TfL are advising passengers to avoid using the Metropolitan Line if possible, as an earlier signal failure at Wembley Park is causing severe delays across the entire line.

Monday, November 9, 2015
Commuters making their way across a platform at Blackfriars Station (Andrew Matthews/PA Wire)

The housing crisis and lack of spending on roads and railways is leading to longer commutes for workers, a new study has shown.

Friday, November 6, 2015
Commuters at Liverpool Street face long train delays (Picture: PA Images)

Commuters using the London Overground, TfL Rail, Abellio Greater Anglia trains or the Stansted Express may be delayed by ‘up to 30 minutes’ between 7am and 10am due to ‘signal problems’ at Liverpool Street station, National Rail said.

Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Signal failure on the District Line this morning caused severe delays for commuters (Picture: Ellie B/ @SmellieB)

Commuters faced ‘severe delays’ on the entire District Line this morning after a signal failure in east London.

Wednesday, November 4, 2015
As the DLR strike began this morning, Londoners showed their witty side (Picture: @markhouseago)

As a strike by Docklands Light Railway (DLR) workers has closed the entire line for two days, east Londoners are taking alternative modes of transport to work - and tweeting their humorous (and sometimes angry) reactions.

Tuesday, November 3, 2015
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The Waterloo & City Line is was closed for around 45 minutes during rush hour this evening due to a signalling problem at Bank.

Monday, November 2, 2015
Knowledge Point taxi school is to close after 30 years (Picture: PA Images).

An Islington-based black cab training school - which teaches drivers to pass the infamous ‘the Knowledge’ test - is set to close after 30 years due to ‘prohibitive’ rent prices ‘and Uber’.

Monday, November 2, 2015
Several London Overground trains are delayed this evening (Picture: PA Images)

Some London Overground services have been cancelled and Southeastern trains through Charing Cross and Cannon Street are facing long delays this evening after a trespass incident at Surrey Quays.

Monday, November 2, 2015
Commuters at Liverpool Street face long train delays (Picture: PA Images)

Travelling between Christmas and New Year 2015 just got harder. There are planned railworks on lines in and out of King’s Cross, Charing Cross, Gatwick Airport and Heathrow Airport, as well as on several Tube lines and TFL Rail routes.

Monday, November 2, 2015
DLR workers to strike (Picture: PA Images)

A 48-hour strike by workers on London’s Docklands Light Rail (DLR) - which will close the entire line - will go ahead from tomorrow as union leaders say talks have fallen apart.

Monday, November 2, 2015
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Hampstead Underground station was briefly closed this morning due to a fire alert, whilst there are severe delays across the Tube network after a suspected trespasser on the tracks at Mile End.

Monday, November 2, 2015
Trains to and from St Pancras are severely delayed after an incident (Picture: PA Images)

Southeastern trains to and from Victoria and St Pancras International are experiencing delays of up to an hour after emergency services were called to Sittingbourne station.

Monday, November 2, 2015
Grounded British Airways flights at Heathrow Airport yesterday evening (Photo: Steve Parsons/PA Wire)

British Airways are advising passengers from London airports to check with their airline for updates as a raft of flights are cancelled due to fog.

Thursday, October 29, 2015
A power failure at Balham has caused delays on Southern trains (Google Street View)

There are major delays and cancellations on Southern and Gatwick Express trains because of a power failure at Balham.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015
A signal failure at Leytonstone caused severe delays on the Central Line this morning (Picture: @jamesndaisy)

A signal failure at Leytonstone led to severe delays on the central line during rush hour this morning.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015
DLR workers to strike (Picture: PA Images)

Docklands Light Railway (DLR) workers will stage a 48-hour strike next week, leaving more than 300,000 London commuters in the lurch each day.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015
There has been a serious crash on the A2

The A2 has reopened London-bound after a serious crash near the Danson Interchange this morning.

Monday, October 26, 2015
The Central Line is affected due to a police incident at Liverpool Street (Picture: Sunil060902)

Police were called to Liverpool Street station this lunchtime after a member of the public reported seeing a ‘man with a gun’.

Monday, October 26, 2015
Cyclists have held several protest at the notorioulsy dangerous Bank junction

London24 has exclusively learned that a public consultation to ban all traffic except buses from the notoriously dangerous junction at Bank, where cyclist Ying Tao, 26, was crushed to death by an HGV in June, will be launched next month.

Monday, October 26, 2015
Commuters face hours of delays this morning into London Liverpool Street Station (Picture: PA Images)

Delays and even cancellations are expected ‘until 10am’ on trains and London Overground services into Liverpool Street which run via Seven Sisters and Cheshunt/Enfield Town, due to ‘emergency engineering works’ at Hackney Downs.

Friday, October 23, 2015
Ealing Broadway Tube station will be affected by the District Line improvements (Photo: Mike Knell/Wikimedia Commons)

The District Line will be part-closed from tomorrow (Saturday 24) for modernisations that will make the service faster and more reliable.





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