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An elderly man suffered head and ear injuries after he was hit by a train at Woolwich Dockyard station this afternoon.

Three bystanders were also treated for shock following the incident, which is not being treated as suspicious.

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Train chaos across south-east London is set to continue into rush-hour with a man refusing to come down from a tree in Charlton.

The line between Greenwich and Woolwich Arsenal has seen Kent-bound trains suspended as the tree is hanging over the train line.


Police are looking to speak with this man after a blind 80-year-old was assaulted on a DLR train.

Data blog: Quicker by train?

By Giles Broadbent on March 20, 2014 12:34 PM |



Here are charts for each city, showing at a glance how much quicker it is to get the train from London to different stations compared with travel by car.

See graph below

Passenger satisfaction with rail services still varies too widely across Britain, said a transport watchdog.

The National Rail Passenger Survey (NRPS) is one of the largest satisfaction surveys of rail passengers in the world. It found that, in autumn 2013, overall satisfaction with rail services was 83 per cent.

London Overground Dalston-Croydon received 91 per cent rating and South West Trains London services 83 per cent.