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A proposed 48-hour walk-out by Docklands Light Railway staff has been called off after agreements were reached with the operator.

The RMT union made the announcement on Tuesday, just a day before the strike was due to begin.

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Campaigners against east London river crossings are calling on residents on the north of the river to help in an air quality study.


Extra bus services will be put on if this week's Docklands Light Railway strike goes ahead.

Unions are threatening a 48-hour walk-out to begin on Wednesday over a dispute with new DLR operator KeolisAmey Docklands over outsourcing plans.

Earlier delays on A12 caused by lorry crash

By Rachel Bishop on January 23, 2015 10:55 AM |

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There were severe delays on the northern approach to Blackwall Tunnel earlier this morning after a lorry and van were involved in a collision.

Police were called just before 7am to the A12 where a white Ford Fiesta and a lorry had crashed at the junction with Devas Street.


If you listen to Mayor of London Boris Johnson and TfL, the Silvertown Tunnel is a done deal. The crossing next to the Blackwall Tunnel, could be in place by 2020.


Commuters on the Docklands Light Railway could face chaos next week as staff prepare to walk out over a series of disagreements.

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Blue Islands has started a lunchtime service from Jersey to London City Airport.

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A dramatic crash on the A13 caused major delays across east London on Wednesday morning.


DHL Express introduced a helicopter service moving parcels between Heathrow Airport and Canary Wharf today


London Assembly members and cyclists from Tower Hamlets banded together this morning in protest against changes to Cycle Superhighway 2 plans at Whitechapel Market.


Union members on the Woolwich Ferry have voted unanimously to walk out over disagreements with the operator on pay disparity and use of agency staff.


East and south-east Londoners should be prepared for a doubling of traffic when river crossings are built across the Thames, according to Boris Johnson's deputy mayor on transport.


Transport for London has revealed it's looking into running the Docklands Light Railway over the proposed Gallions Reach Bridge.


The A13 at East India Dock has closed following a serious collision westbound.

The incident at Wednesday morning rush hour has also caused major delays northbound on the Blackwall Tunnel. Tailbacks are stretching to the Sun-In-The-Sands Roundabout.

Woolwich Ferry prepares for closures

By Rob Virtue on January 5, 2015 1:49 PM |


The Woolwich Ferry will be suspended for at least three hours a day for the next eight days for engineering works to be carried out.