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Transport bosses have been criticised for a series of ticket office closures at Canary Wharf, one of London's busiest Underground stations.
London Assembly member John Biggs said he received regular complaints about the issue, which Mayor Boris Johnson, chairman of Transport for London, explained away as "staff sickness".
Hundreds of passengers are to be given £40 each in compensation after they were led up the track from a fault Jubilee line train.
More than 770 had to be walked through tunnels on Wednesday night in a week of Tube problems that has turned attention on TfL's preparedness for the London 2012 Games.
Commuters faced a miserable journey to work this morning when the DLR was completely suspended after a communications failure.
Services were restored across most of the line but Bank-Shadwell remained closed, causing delays across the service and a logjam on the Jubilee line.
The RMT is planning to ballot members working on the Jubilee line on industrial action over safety.
The union, which has already announced two three-day stoppages over an unrelated matter, claim London Underground has reneged on agreements over safety procedures on the line. The RMT intends to ballot on action short of a strike.
Docklands Light Railway management is confident of avoiding strike action despite the Court of Appeal overturning bans on walk-outs.
Aslef and the RMT union were both ordered to scrap industrial ballot reports due to discrepancies but a ruling on Friday gave them the all clear to strike over a fall-out on pay and conditions.