Talk:Transport and telecommunications struggle amid confusion in London

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It's not true that there were no problems with text messages. Personal experience definitely suggests otherwise both Vodafone and O2. Also some difficulty with texts on Orange in the Chancery Lane area.

14:25 hours – Transport for London Update

Latest information confirms that there were four incidents on London’s transport network this morning, three on London Underground and one on London Buses.


Text of TfL StatementEdit

At 09:46, the London Underground was suspended and all stations commenced evacuation following incidents at: Aldgate station heading towards Liverpool Street station on the Hammersmith & City line; Russell Square station heading towards Kings Cross station on the Piccadilly line; and Edgware Road station heading towards Paddington station on the Hammersmith & City line.

Zone 1 bus services were temporarily suspended this morning following an incident on a Route 30 bus at Woburn Place and extra security checks were undertaken on buses remaining in operation and at all garages.

Emergency services responded immediately to all incidents and are dealing with a number of casualties who have been taken to hospitals across London. Unfortunately, whilst we can confirm that there have been fatalities no confirmed figures are currently available.

Additional temporary service suspensions and public information

The Docklands Light Railway has been suspended as a precaution - there have been no incidents on the DLR network.

Drivers are advised not to come into Central London.

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