London Underground staff who were hailed as heroes on 7/7 for evacuating stations and tending to the wounded are being ‘forced’ to reapply for their jobs due to ‘dangerous’ job cuts, the RMT union has said.
Hundreds of cyclists gathered at Bank this morning at the junction where female rider Ying Tao, 26, was killed on Monday. The London Cycling Campaign is organising the event after the PwC worker was struck by a tipper truck lorry during morning rush hour. Cyclists were encouraged to meet between St Princes St and Threadneedle St to call for “urgent action to be taken to redesign dangerous junctions like the one at Bank and to take dangerous lorries off London’s streets”.
TfL have released a new Night Tube map and let slip their plans to expand the Night Tube across the Metropolitan Line, Circle Line, District Line, and Hammersmith & City Line - as well as the Overground and DLR.
Train passengers travelling on the Woolwich line between London Bridge and Charlton via Lewisham are facing a second day of misery, with rail operators saying disruption will continue until the end of service today.