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Commuters across the south-east of the capital face rush-hour chaos due to a signal failure at London Bridge.
Both Southeastern and Southern services have been affected by the problem, which has seen trains stopped from travelling through the station.
The Virgin Active London Triathlon returns to the Royal Docks at the weekend - bringing back memories of gridlock that brought east London to a standstill at the last event.
Drivers were sent on poorly-indicated detours during the weekend in September last year and, in sweltering weather, the road network ground to a halt.
By Alex Taylor
I am a lucky Londoner. I got my hands on tickets for two Olympic events. As a wheelchair user, it is even more fortunate the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympics Games are the "most accessible yet" according to Transport For London (TfL).
However, after testing out my route from Stratford home to Hammersmith, I discovered the reality is very different.
Train operators will not repeat the blunders of the Diamond Jubilee during the Olympics, they have assured the London Assembly.
With a constant refrain of "we've learnt lessons", transport and Olympic bosses explained themselves to members who cited the recent celebrations as a low point.
Crossrail is looking for expressions of interest to build the £50million tunnel portal at Victoria Dock.
It will be the last of five new tunnel portals to be built as part of the project, with work scheduled to start in autumn next year. The contract should be awarded next spring.