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Friday, April 29, 2016
Londoners heading out of the capital for the bank holiday are being warned to expect traffic mares (Picture: PA Images)

Londoners should expect heavy traffic both ends of the long weekend and several rail networks are running reduced services, with the Gatwick Express not operating at all.

Friday, April 29, 2016
A person was hit by a train this morning at Romford station

A person has died after being struck by a train at Romford station this morning, leading to hour-long line closures on TfL Rail, Network Rail and London Overground services into Liverpool Street.

Thursday, April 28, 2016
Tsvetomir Georgiev exposed himself to women on many Tube trains (Picture: BTP)

A ‘persistent pervert’ travelled around the London Underground ‘targeting lone women’ - engaging the women in conversation before ‘touching himself inappropriately’ in front of them, inciting ‘considerable fear’.

Thursday, April 28, 2016
The capital has been experiencing some stormy weather  (Photo: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

At least three planes are thought to have been struck as lightning forked through the skies over the capital.

Thursday, April 28, 2016
(Photo: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

South West trains to and from Waterloo station are facing delays of up to 20 minutes this morning - and some services have been cancelled altogether.

Monday, April 25, 2016
Piccadilly Line drivers will not strike this week (Picture: PA Images)

Planned strikes by drivers on London Underground’s Piccadilly line for tomorrow and Thursday have been suspended.

Monday, April 25, 2016
Do you pay attention to the sticker? (Photo: Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

At least, according to a new politeness survey, that says Brits only THINK we’re the most polite.

Monday, April 25, 2016
The two 20-year-olds drew knives and stabbed each other in front of horrified members of the public (Picture: BTP)

Two men who drew knives and attacked each other viciously in broad daylight at a Croydon tramstop have been given lengthy jail sentences, British Transport Police (BTP) said today.

Monday, April 25, 2016
The Southern Rail strike is expected to cause huge disruption (Picture: Matt Buck)

Southern Rail train staff are beginning a series of strikes this week - here’s everything you need to know.

Friday, April 22, 2016
Southern trains at London Bridge station (Picture: Matt Buck)

Staff on Southern Rail trains, which operate services to London Bridge and London Victoria, are going on strike next week.

Thursday, April 21, 2016
Several Central Line stations were shut 'to prevent overcrowding' during rush hour Thursday leading to scenes like this one at Holborn (Picture: @Rs_Hums)

A man under a train at Gants Hill, a faulty trains and station closures ‘to prevent overcrowding’ each led to long delays for commuters using the Central Line at points during both rush hours on Thursday.

Thursday, April 21, 2016
Ashok Sinha of the London Cycling Campaign meets Steve McNamara, General Secretary of the Licensed Taxi Drivers Association to agree a joint approach to air pollution (Photo: David Mirzoeff/Greenpeace)

Cyclists and black cab drivers – two sets of London road-users that are often at loggerheads – seem to have found something they can agree on.

Thursday, April 21, 2016
Commuters shut out of Romford station this morning after signal failures in the Harold Wood area /Credit: Adrian Turner

Commuters faced travel chaos at Romford station this morning after access to platforms was closed due to overcrowding.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Dozens of firefighters fought the blaze (Picture: London Fire Brigade)

Dozens of firefighters battled a massive blaze erupting from a house in Finchley on Wednesday morning.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Barack doesn't like drones, apparently (Picture: Getty)

In bad news for drone fans, for security reasons the small unmanned aircraft have been banned from flying over most of the capital during Barack and Michelle Obama’s visit to London.

Monday, April 18, 2016
A drone hit a BA plane as it came to land at Heathrow (Picture: PA Images)

A ‘drone’ hit a British Airways flight as it came in to land at Heathrow Airport on Sunday afternoon, police confirmed.

Monday, April 18, 2016
A person has been hit by a train at West Hampstead (Picture: Commons)

A man has died after being hit by a train just outside West Hampstead overground station at around 7am this morning.

Monday, April 18, 2016
Signal failures are expected to cause chaos at London Victoria all day Monday (Picture: PA Images)

A Monday morning rush hour nightmare is set for commuters using rail services into London Victoria station after a major signal failure forced seven of its 19 platforms to close for the entire day.

Friday, April 15, 2016
Top London chef Dan Doherty spotted the oddity and commented: 'New station TfL?' (Picture: @DanDoherty_)

One Londoner spotted an unusual display screen while travelling on the Piccadilly Line to Heathrow Airport today. Could Pleaockfosters be the Underground’s newest station?

Friday, April 15, 2016
Do you recognise this man? (Picture: BTP)

Detectives want to find a man who allegedly fondled himself while staring at an 18-year-old on a Central Line Tube.

Thursday, April 7, 2016
(Photo: David Cane)

A section of the Central Line was suspended this afternoon due to a faulty train around 4pm.

Thursday, April 7, 2016
Only one of the four up escalators will use the new rules all day (Photo: renaissancechambara)

Holborn Tube station is doing something very controversial - a six-month trial where some of its longest up escalators will be standing-only.

Thursday, April 7, 2016
A12, at the junction of Ellesmere Gardens. Picture: Google StreetView

There are huge traffic tailbacks on the A12 in Redbridge, east London after a person was hit by a car near the roundabout.

Wednesday, April 6, 2016
The Friends of Crystal Palace group are behind the massive renovation drive (Picture: PA Images)

Londoners will hopefully get the chance spend time in Crystal Palace’s stunning abandoned Victorian subway as work to make access safe again is about to begin.

Wednesday, April 6, 2016
London Liverpool Street station (Photo: Oxyman/

A signal failure at Liverpool Street station has caused severe delays on London Overground routes.

Tuesday, April 5, 2016
The Barking to Gospel Oak Overground will close for eight months while the track is electrified (Picture: David Mirzoeff)

When is the Barking to Gospel Oak Overground closed in 2016?

Tuesday, April 5, 2016
The closures will affect Aldgate, Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street, Moorgate,, Barbican, Farringdon, King's Cross St Pancras, Euston Square, Great Portland Street, Baker Street, Finchley Road (pictured), Willesden Green and Wembley Park (Photo: HTUK)

People who live on the Metropolitan Line between Aldgate and Wembley Park may need to adjust their midweek plans – for the next two years – as that stretch will be closing early for maintenance work.

Friday, April 1, 2016
This rucksack will not be permitted under the new rules, officials said (Picture: Getty)

Backpacks will be banned during rush hour on the Tube during morning and evening rush hour, TfL announced today.

Friday, April 1, 2016
The Night Tube map showing which services will run all night

The long wait is almost over. In a surprise last-minute move with his time in office, Boris Johnson and TfL today jointly announced that the plagued and delayed Night Tube services will all begin to run at the end of this month.

Thursday, March 31, 2016
Janina Gehlau (Pic credit: City of London Police)

A lorry driver who crushed a cyclist beneath the wheels of his vehicle at Ludgate Circus has been cleared today of causing the woman’s death by dangerous driving.

Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Cyclist Janina pictured with her husband (Photo: Slater Gordon/PA Wire)

A trucker clasped the hand of a young cyclist and pleaded with her to “hold on” as she lay mortally wounded under the wheels of his lorry, a court has heard.

Tuesday, March 29, 2016
It's surprisingly hard to find an interesting picture of bubblewrap (Photo: 	SuziJane)

With a vast public transport network, Londoners are used to delays, even ones caused by the strangest things.

Friday, March 25, 2016
Easter travellers trying to get to France faced long queues at St Pancras and on the roads this morning (Picture: PA Images)

Londoners escaping the capital for the Easter bank holiday weekend faced long queues for the Eurostar at St Pancras and jammed motorways heading to the Channel tunnel on Good Friday morning.

Thursday, March 24, 2016
(Photo: Sunil060902)

A signal failure near Hackney Wick has left the Camden Road to Stratford branch of the Overground unable to run this morning.

Wednesday, March 23, 2016
The Piccadilly Line will not be running late this evening or tomorrow (Photo: Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Hundreds of drivers on the Picadilly Line are going on strike for 24 hours citing a “comprehensive breakdown” in industrial relations.





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