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DLR should be extended to Thamesmead, says council

By Rob Virtue on September 30, 2014 1:18 PM |

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A cross river DLR service linking Newham with Thamesmead and Abbey Wood has been proposed by Greenwich Council.

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Construction works of Canary Wharf's Newfoundland tower will see restrictions at Heron Quays Road throughout October.

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Trains will run throughout the night on the Jubilee line from September 12, 2015, Transport for London has announced.

It is one of five lines - alongside the Victoria, Piccadilly, Central and Northern - included in the 24-hour service, which will run at weekends.

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A train crossing over the Thames at Barking Riverside and a bridge for cyclists and pedestrians at Rotherhithe are being supported by London's Liberal Democrats.

East London to be hit by Tube job losses

By Rob Virtue on September 18, 2014 3:39 PM |

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The full extent of staff cuts on the Tube have been disclosed - and east London will be suffering disproportionately.

Jobs losses are being made as part of the planned closure of ticket offices and it will see some stations lose over half their workforce.

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Busy Wharfers will now be able to make more convenient journeys as
Transport for London (TfL) introduced contactless payments this morning on Tube, tram, DLR, London Overground and National Rail services that accept Oyster.

A13 closed at Beckton following accident

By Rob Virtue on September 15, 2014 3:45 PM |

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An accident involving a lorry on the A13 brought traffic to a standstill eastbound on Monday afternoon.

The incident happened at around midday and there were still long queues stretching back to Poplar by mid-afternoon. A man was injured in the crash and taken to hospital.

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London City has been revealed as most welcoming to overseas visitors in a poll of the capital's top five airports.

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Commuters in London are also the most likely in the country to have to stand. One in five passengers couldn't find a seat in 2013 although this figure will be slightly inflated due to the inclusion of the London Overground network.

Find out the train operators running the most crowded carriages below.

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Construction works for the Crossrail station at Woolwich have been approved.

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Closures on the Jubilee line, Overground and Metropolitan lines will cause problems for those looking to travel over the weekend.

On both Saturday and Sunday the Jubilee service will not be running from Waterloo to Stanmore due to tunneling work at Bond Street station.

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British Transport Police have released images of a man they want to speak to after a teenage girl, travelling with her mother, was sexually assaulted on a Jubilee line train.

The incident happened on a busy service between Canary Wharf and North Greenwich at 6pm on Monday, June 9.

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Thames Clippers has unveiled a new commercial partner, a new boat and new plans to accommodate thousands of extra passengers a year.

Credit card firm MBNA has come on board as a commercial partner meaning a new livery and technology for the existing fleet and the arrival of a cutting edge "fast craft" next year.

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A trial which will allow cyclists to ride through the Greenwich and Woolwich foot tunnels could begin in the coming months.

Greenwich Council has applied to the Mayor's Future Streets Incubator Fund for £100,000 to run a digital focused system for managing shared use of the links under the River Thames.

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The rebuilding of London Bridge station could cause problems for those looking to get around this Bank Holiday Weekend.

There will also be a number of Tube closures and, for those heading west, expect congestion due to the Notting Hill Carnival.

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