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Thu, 09:36

A lorry driver has been summonsed to appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court accused of causing death by careless driving.

Wed, 09:34
Tube platforms became very overcrowded (Photo: Ben Park/Twitter)

Kings Cross Tube station was evacuated this morning due to overcrowding this morning as problems on four different Underground lines caused massive delays.

Wed, 08:00
Emergency services at Surbiton station (Photo: @HillyFoz)

A man has died after he was hit by a train near Surbiton this morning.

Tue, 11:42
Oxford Street has been called the most polluted street in Britain (Photo: Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images)

Five major candidates for Mayor of London, including Sadiq Khan, Zac Goldsmith and Sian Berry, have said they would close Oxford Street to traffic.

Mon, 14:38
The scene at today's protest (Photo: Garry Stephen White)

A protest by black cab drivers has again caused gridlock in London as cabbies take to the streets in their long-running battle with Transport for London over the way private hire vehicles, including Uber, are regulated.

Thursday, October 1, 2015
Victoria train and Underground station (Photo: Ewan Munro/Wikimedia Commons

Victoria Tube and railway station was closed and evacuated this morning due to a suspected fire, but has since reopened

Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Poo was found in a London Overground train carriage this afternoon (Picture: PA Images/London24)

A student heard an unusual announcement about ‘human excrement’ over her London Overground train tannoy when she embarked at Barking station this afternoon.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Liverpool street station is rammed with people due to the signal failure and delays (Picture: @fliptunesmusic/Twitter)

Frustrated commuters are stuck at Liverpool Street station because of delays on several lines due to an earlier signal failure. Disruption to journeys between Liverpool Street and Tottenham Hale is expected until at least 8pm and there are severe delays on Abellio Greater Anglia and Stansted Express services.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Picture by @SW7_Cab

Black cab drivers are holding a protest this evening that will stretch from Aldwych in Westminster to Ludgate Circus in the City and is expected to bring roads to a standstill. (SCROLL FOR PICTURES)

What do you think? Tweet @London24

Thursday, September 24, 2015
Black cab drivers have been protesting for over a year, but why?

Drivers and cyclists are advised to avoid the roads around Bank from 5pm tonight as a black cab drivers’ group is staging another demonstration about regulation - which unions have condemned as ‘ill-judged’.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015
The crash involving a bus and car happened in Westow Hill, Crystal Palace (Picture by ?@ursul_polar)

A woman was injured after a bus ploughed into a car and a shop window in Westow Hill, Crystal Palace, during this morning’s rush hour.

Tuesday, September 22, 2015
A new Tube strike is set to start on the Waterloo and City Line on September 28 (Picture: PA Images)

In a walkout that could only be bettered by the Emirates Air Line going on strike, Waterloo and City Line workers will stage 48 hours of industrial action from 9pm on September 28.

Monday, September 21, 2015
There are delays and cancellations from London Bridge and Cannon Street this evening (Picture: Getty)

London Bridge and Cannon Street commuters using Southeastern services are facing misery this evening with an ongoing signalling problem causing delays and cancellations.

Monday, September 21, 2015
Newham residents are set to benefit from the new night tube network

The new all night Tube will only benefit richer Londoners, a study has claimed.

Sunday, September 20, 2015
This message was posted outside of Tottenham Hale station (Photo: Shulem Stern)

The Victoria Line was closed this evening between Walthamstow Central and Seven Sisters after a woman was hit by a train at Tottenham Hale.

Friday, September 18, 2015
The original Routemaster was withdrawn in 2005, but Boris commisioned a new version which has faced criticism over temperatures  (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Boris rode to mayoral victory with the promise that he would bring back the iconic Routemaster, but Londoner were left disappointed when issues with air conditioning meant the new version of the bus turned out to be a humid box of sweat.

Friday, September 18, 2015
Emergency services outside Tottenham Court Road station (Photo: Meg Clark/Twitter)

The Northern Line has reopened between Camden Town and Kennington via Charing Cross after a woman was hit by a train at Tottenham Court Road.

Friday, September 18, 2015

A person has died after being hit by a train at Walthamstow Central.

Thursday, September 17, 2015
Four fire engines, two emergency response units, and three ambulances are outside Kennington station (Photo: Tom Payne)

There is no service between Camden Town and Morden via Bank or between Waterloo & Morden after a woman was injured at Kennington station.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Pimlico Tube station (Photo: Cnyborg/Wikimedia Commons)

Pimlico Tube station was closed for nearly an hour today due to a security alert.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015
The partnership with TfL and ITV will mean Londoners can find otu the rugby scores even when they're underground (Photo: Thomas Riggs/TfL)

If you’ve been worried about missing out on the rugby action once the World Cup starts on Friday, it’s okay.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Looks rusty and rubbish, right? (Photo: Odonnol/YouTube)

Cyclists, if you’re fed up of thieves shearing through expensive locks and stealing your even more expensive bicycle, you could try this “one weird cheap trick”* to put them off. The catch? Your bike will look like crap.

Monday, September 14, 2015
(Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

There are severe delays on the Piccadilly Line this morning because of a signal problem at Wood Green.

Thursday, September 10, 2015
The nasty incident took place at Hayes and Harlington station (Photo: Stacey Harris/Wikimedia Commonc)

A woman caught her hand in train doors and was dragged along the platform for around 30 ft at Hayes and Harlington station in a shocking incident.

Monday, September 7, 2015
An oversized vehicle has hit the rail bridge at Wandsworth Road, disrupting Overground Trains (Photo from Twitter with photographer's permission)

UPDATE 11.10am: Trains are now running normally.

Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Planned Tube strikes have been called off as talks continue (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

The Tube strikes planned for September 8 and September 10 have been called off by the Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT).

Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Waterloo passengers face severe delays this morning (Picture: Getty)

Waterloo commuters will have to deal with ‘major delays’ until 4pm today after a signalling problem between Wimbledon and Earlsfield.

Tuesday, September 1, 2015
(Picture: London24/ Getty)

There’s just one month left to vote for your favourite London transport ‘Design Icons’. The ubiquitous black cab, original Tube map and iconic Roundel are currently leading the race among the 100-strong shortlist which also includes Covent Garden station’s exterior, Cycle Hire bikes, and Wapping Tunnel.

Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Flowers and tributes left at Bank junction where a cyclist suffered a  fatal collision with a HGV earlier this year (Photo: Rob Stothard/Getty Images)

Mayor of London Boris Johnson has today announced a whole raft of new safety measures designed to protect cyclists and pedestrians from heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) and said the Safer Lorry Scheme could go even further, and stop them from taking dangerous left turns.

Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Trains to and from Waterloo could be delayed by up to half an hour (Picture: Carl Court/Getty)

South West trains may be delayed, cancelled or disrupted after a person was hit by a train between Twickenham and Feltham this morning.

Tuesday, September 1, 2015
All lines from London Bridge via Greenwich are blocked (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Southeastern trains to and from London Bridge via Greenwich are at a standstill due to signalling problems this morning.

Friday, August 28, 2015
On second thoughts, just stay at home

We know you’re eager to make the most of the long weekend, so check out our guide to avoid spending it stuck in traffic or at the train station as you try to get around London.

Friday, August 28, 2015
There was an earlier fire alert at Bank

Bank and Monument stations have reopened after flooding caused them to close.

Thursday, August 27, 2015
The delays and cancellations are affecting services into Liverpool Street

There are delays and cancelled trains on the Overground between Enfield Town, Cheshunt, Chingford and Liverpool Street this morning due to signalling problems.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Would you like to see women-only train carriages? Would it be safer? (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

Labour leadership hopeful Jeremy Corbyn has said he’d consult women to see if they want female-only carriages on trains. British Transport Police’s latest figures suggest a sexual offences have risen to all-time high and London24 frequently runs appeals to help catch culprits who harass and attack women on our travel network. What do you think?





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