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RMT strike cancelled on Docklands Light Railway

RMT strike cancelled on Docklands Light Railway

The planned strike on the Docklands Light Railway has been cancelled after a High Court injunction was granted on a technicality. Mr Justice Tugendhat declared that the ballot notices were illegal. RMT leader Bob Crow says the union’s fight will go on. …

Live travel updates for road, bus, tube and overground services along East London Line

Live travel updates for road, bus, tube and overground services along East London Line

EastLondonLines kept going through the rush hour today in spite of the coldest overnight temperatures for 20 years.…

Normal rail services expected on Monday as thaw causes flooding havoc for homeowners

Normal rail services expected on Monday as thaw causes flooding havoc for homeowners

The milder weather and sunshine experienced across south and east London today will be short-lived as temperatures are set to drop below freeing again tonight. Mist, frost and sleet have been forecast for London tomorrow and the Met office has issued another severe weather warning for overnight ice on the…

Disruption in south and east London begins to ease as temperatures start to rise this weekend

Disruption in south and east London begins to ease as temperatures start to rise this weekend

Schools, transport and other public services across the four boroughs have slowly been returning to normal as temperatures across London are due to rise this weekend. The weather continued to cause major transport problems throughout most of Friday. The Overground and bus routes through several of the boroughs were disrupted…

LIVE BLOG: Freezing conditions continue to cause chaos across south and east London

LIVE BLOG: Freezing conditions continue to cause chaos across south and east London

Snow is causing chaos across south and east London as rail travel is suspended and schools closed.…

Stolen van in violent collision with police car

Stolen van in violent collision with police car

Two Tower Hamlets police officers were injured when a stolen van rammed their vehicle following a high-speed chase last week. A female police constable had to be cut free from the vehicle after the incident in Hackney on Thursday evening. She and her colleague, a male PC who was driving…

TfL helps donate lost toys to new homes this festive season

TfL helps donate lost toys to new homes this festive season

Hundreds of toys are to be donated to families across South London by TfL during the Christmas period. The scheme, announced yesterday in association with the Deptford branch of the Salvation Army, will see some of the thousands of items left on public transport being given to disadvantaged children.…

Snow chaos creates panic buying in Croydon

Snow chaos creates panic buying in Croydon

Snow has hit London in an out of season cold snap bringing the earliest widespread snowfall of a British winter since 1993. As temperatures around the capital fell last week many local boroughs implemented severe weather precautions, such as gritting the roads and footpaths.…

Woman killed by train at Norwood Junction station

Woman killed by train at Norwood Junction station

A woman has died after being struck by a train at Norwood Junction rail station last night. London Ambulance Service were called to the scene yesterday evening after receiving reports that a person had been hit by a train.…

Seven-year-old boy struck by Croydon tram

Seven-year-old boy struck by Croydon tram

A seven-year-old boy has suffered serious leg injuries after being struck by a tram near Croydon this morning. The incident happened at approximately 8am at the Fieldway tram stop in Lodge Lane, Addington.…