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Here is your free Transport for London Travel Alert reported at 7:00 on 28 May.

Travel news


No line incidents have been reported.

Station Incidents

Angel Underground Station: Reduced escalator service Monday 5 January until mid-July 2015. This is while we carry out planned refurbishment work. Please use the remaining escalators. The station may be busier at times, please allow additional time for your journey.

BRIXTON STATION: Escalator works: Due to planned escalator maintenance work until late July 2015, the station is likely to be busier than usual throughout weekday morning and evening peak hours. You may find it easier to travel outside these hours or to use nearby Stockwell Tube station during the busiest times

Canary Wharf Station: No down escalator from the Upper Bank Street entrance from Monday 18 May until late June. This is while we carry out planned maintenance. Please take care on the stairs, or use lifts or escalators from the nearby Montgomery Square entrance.

Covent Garden: Exit Only – This station is open for exit only until early November due to planned upgrade work. Also at weekends westbound trains will not stop.

EUSTON: No down escalator to the northbound Victoria line and Northern line (Bank branch) until mid-June. Access will be via the spiral stairs only during planned escalator refurbishment.

Elephant & Castle: We are continuing our work to improve the reliability and efficiency of the lifts serving both ticket halls at Elephant & Castle. During the work there will be a lift service to/from both ticket halls, however, queues are possible at peak times, so please allow a little extra time for your journey. There is a staircase to the platforms, so please take care if you do walk down.

GREEN PARK STATION: Reduced escalator service from Monday 23 March until late July. This is while we carry out planned refurbishment work. Please use alternative escalators. At busy times, a one-way system will be in place. To change from the Victoria line to the Jubilee line, please follow signs and staff direction via the ticket hall and Piccadilly line.

KENTISH TOWN: The down escalator is currently available as fixed stairs only. Planned maintenance works are progressing and a full escalator service will be available from early June. Until then, please take care on the stairs or use nearby Chalk Farm or Tufnell Park stations.

KING’S CROSS ST PANCRAS UNDERGROUND STATION: Until July 2015, the three escalators between the Northern line and westbound Piccadilly line platforms are being replaced at the same time. Entry to and exit from the Northern line, and interchange between the Northern line and all other lines at the station are affected. Please follow the clearly signed alternative routes. Allow up to 15 minutes extra.

LONDON BRIDGE UNDERGROUND STATION: No step-free access to or from the Jubilee line at from Tuesday 24 February until mid-August. This is while we replace one lift. For step-free access to/from the Jubilee line please use buses to/from nearby Waterloo, Bermondsey or Southwark stations. To interchange between the Northern and Jubilee lines, change at King?s Cross St. Pancras and Green Park. Alternatively, speak to a member of staff for assistance.

MOORGATE STATION: The two escalators between the Great Northern platforms and the Northern line platforms will be taken out of service, one at a time from Saturday 29 March until December 2015. While each escalator is out of service, the remaining escalator will run up from the Northern line to the First Capital Connect platforms. Customers going down to the Northern line will only be able to do so via the spiral staircase at the end of platform 10. During peak hours customers entering the station will only be able to access the Northern line via the stairs and the spiral stairs from the ticket hall.

Seven Sisters Underground Station: From 21 November until June 2015 there will be no down escalator service at the High Road entrance of Seven Sisters Tube station. At busy times, you may find it quicker and easier to use the station entrance in Seven Sisters Road.

Southwark Station: Planned escalator maintenance until late June. There will be no up escalator to the Waterloo East ticket hall between 0700 and 1000 Monday to Friday. At all other times, there will be no down escalator. Please take care on the additional 72 stairs or use the main ticket hall or nearby Waterloo station.

TOTTENHAM COURT ROAD STATION: Closed to Central line services from Monday 5 January until early December.

Vauxhall Station: No lift service between the bus station and the London Underground station until autumn 2015. If you are unable to use the stairs, please take bus 360 from stop B at Vauxhall to Pimlico station, which has ramp into the ticket hall, 8 steps and then escalator access to the platforms For Stockwell take bus 2 or 88 from stop D or bus 196 from stop G at Vauxhall. For Brixton ? take bus 2 from stop D or bus 196 from stop G at Vauxhall.

Victoria Underground Station: From Sunday 25 January, while we construct new lift shafts as part of our Tube improvements, queues are likely at busy times when changing between the Victoria line and District/Circle line platforms. If you are travelling at peak times, or with children or luggage, or have mobility impairment, you will find it easier to change between lines using one of the alternative routes listed on the Victoria information Page. If you travel via Green Park and Westminster, there are lifts available between platforms.


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