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Reports of sexual violence on the DLR and London Underground have risen by 31% within the last financial year, according to the latest figures from British Transport Police (BTP).
The figures also showed a 9.5% increase in violence against a person on the network from March 2012-2013 (1,897) to March 2013-2014 (2077).
Delays to Jubilee line trains of more than 15 minutes have dropped in the last year.
In the financial year to March 2013, 135 trains incurred delays of 15 minutes and more, but to March 2014 figures show only 84 trains were delayed by more than 15 minutes.
London Underground is preparing commuters for strikes next week as talks between the RMT and Tube bosses continue to falter.
Warnings have been placed at stations across the capital ahead of the 48 hour walkout which is due to begin on Monday evening.
Unions have suspended this week's industrial action on the Tube network following talks with London Underground bosses.
TSSA announced it was calling off the 48-hour walk-out, which was due to begin on Tuesday night, at around midday before the RMT released its statement at 1pm.
Union officials have accused London Underground of "ripping up the safety rule book" and called for a full enquiry into Wednesday morning's Tube operations.