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Schoolchildren in east London may suffer serious health consequences if the proposed new Silvertown Tunnel site goes ahead, according to campaigners.
Air pollution around the Blackwall Tunnel is already exceeding EU legal limits and there are concerns that the new tunnel will bring increased traffic and pollution.
The fitting-out of Crossrail's station box at Woolwich needs to be clarified by Mayor Boris Johnson, say London Assembly members.
The body's transport committee, chaired by Caroline Pidgeon, is asking for the Mayor's intervention to ensure the station can be used when the high-speed rail service is launched in 2018.
The London Overground has suspended its service between Camden Road and Stratford.
A vehicle, which hit a bridge at Camden Road, is said to be the cause.
Transport for London is increasing the capacity of the London Overground by 25 per cent in response to increased demand for the service.
Mayor Boris Johnson said five car trains would be introduced due to the success of the line which was completed at the end of 2012 with the link from Surrey Quays to Clapham Junction.
Construction milestones both above and below ground are scheduled for spring as Crossrail comes ever closer to Canary Wharf.