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A 39-year-old man is in hospital after being struck by a Docklands Light Railway train on Saturday afternoon.

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East London roads desperately need the Silvertown Tunnel to support a creaking and unpredictable Blackwall crossing, according to Transport for London.


A series of free trials for commuters interested in travelling by coach from Folkestone, Hythe or Ashford to Greenwich will launch next month.


Mayor of London Boris Johnson announced today that the Docklands Light Railway, London Overground and most Tube lines will be included within 24-hour rail services plans.


Plans for a cruise terminal at Enderby Wharf have been halted while it is assessed how ship emissions and noise will impact residents.

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Thames Water has said a delay in fixing leaky water pipes around Island Gardens was due to the cold weather.

DLR suspended following track problem

By Rob Virtue on February 17, 2015 10:27 AM |


Transport for London says a fault with the Docklands Light Railway track is behind rush-hour chaos on Tuesday morning.

The DLR is suspended between Custom House and Prince Regent while there are severe delays from Beckton. Workers are in attendance trying to fix the problem.

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Testing is under way on the UK's first fully driverless cars. The Gateway Project will see vehicles make their way around Greenwich Peninsula during a tw-year trial.

Tower Bridge shut after cyclist seriously injured

By Rob Virtue on February 9, 2015 10:26 AM |

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A cyclist was rushed to hospital after a collision with a Mini at Tower Bridge.

The crossing was closed following the incident at 3.45am on Monday. The 25-year-old male is in a serious condition with a number of injuries.


London City has had plans for a major expansion approved, which will result in an increase in bigger planes at the east London airport and around six million passengers a year going through the terminal.


Give your toes a bit of freedom on your morning commute while raising money for the homeless this February.

Spitalfields Crypt Trust's (SCT) flip flop Friday on February 13 has been launched as a wonderfully ridiculous way to raise some cash for people sleping rough.


The chief secretary to the Treasury was given a tour of the nearly complete Crossrail station at Canary Wharf yesterday (February 2).


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.