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spikegifted - London - Poor Public Transport Q2 2008

 

London Underground - Real Time Travel Alert
(This is not intended as a travel service, instead it is a catalog of incompetence)
Date Morning Evening
Monday, June 30, 2008 Circle Line (anti-clockwise): Minor delays are occurring due to staff shortage. Northern Line: Camden Town Station is closed due to a local power failure. Jubilee Line: Minor delays are occurring due to an earlier signal failure at Southwark. District Line: Suspended between Kensington Olympia and Earls Court with severe delays elsewhere due to a fire alert earlier at Earls Court. Circle Line: Severe delays are occurring due to an earlier fire alert at Earls Court.
Sunday, June 29, 2008 Not recorded Not recorded
Saturday, June 28, 2008 Not recorded Not recorded
Friday, June 27, 2008 Circle Line (anti-clockwise): Minor delays are occurring due to a signal failure at Bayswater. Central Line: Minor delays are occurring between Leytonstone and Epping due to a signal failure at Woodford.
Thursday, June 26, 2008 No problems reported No problems reported
Wednesday, June 25, 2008 District Line: Severe delays are occurring due to late finish of overnight engineering work at Victoria. District Line: Minor delays are occurring between Earls Court and Edgware Road due to a signal failure earlier at Bayswater. Central Line: Minor delays are occurring between Leytonstone and Epping and Leytonstone and Woodford via Newbury Park due to a signal failure at Woodford.
Tuesday, June 24, 2008 Victoria Line: Minor delays are occurring due to a earlier signal failure at Brixton. District Line: Suspended between Whitechapel and Mansion House due to a person under a train at Monument. Severe delays on the rest of the line. Circle Line: Suspended throughout the line due to a person under a train at Monument. Piccadilly Line: Suspended between Rayners Lane and Uxbridge due to a signal failure at Rayners Lane.
Monday, June 23, 2008 Central Line: Suspended between Leytonstone and Liverpool Street, severe delays elsewhere, due to a person under a train at Mile End. Jubilee Line: Minor delays are occurring due to an earlier faulty train at Finchley Road. Victoria Line: Minor delays are occurring due to an earlier customer incident at Finsbury Park. Waterloo & City Line: Suspended due to a points failure at Waterloo Bakerloo Line: Minor delays are occurring due to an earlier faulty train at Charing Cross. Piccadilly Line: Minor delays are occurring due to an earlier signal failure at Arnos Grove. District Line: Suspended between Parsons Green and Wimbledon due to a trespasser on the track at Southfields. Minor delays elsewhere.
Sunday, June 22, 2008 Not recorded Not recorded
Saturday, June 21, 2008 Not recorded Not recorded
Friday, June 20, 2008 Metropolitan Line: Suspended northbound between Moor Park and Amersham due to a faulty train at Rickmansworth. Metropolitan Line: Minor delays are occurring between Moor Park and Amersham due to an earlier faulty train at Moor Park. District Line: Minor delays are occurring between Earls Court and Edgware Road due to a signal failure at Baker Street. Hammersmith & City Line: Suspended between Edgware Road and Kings Cross St. Pancras due to a signal failure at Baker Street. Minor delays on the rest of the line. Metropolitan Line: Suspended between Baker Street and Aldgate due to a signal failure at Baker Street. Minor delays on the rest of the line. Circle Line (clockwise): Suspended due to a signal failure at Baker Street. Jubilee Line: Severe delays are occurring due to a security alert earlier at Green Park.
Thursday, June 19, 2008 Metropolitan and Piccadilly Lines: Between 2100 and 2140 on Monday to Thursday evenings until early September, the Metropolitan line service is suspended between Hillingdon and Uxbridge and the Piccadilly line is suspended between Ruislip and Uxbridge. Customers are advised to use Bus Route U2, which has been enhanced, between Hillingdon and Uxbridge. Victoria Line: Suspended between Seven Sisters and Walthamstow Central due to a signal failure at Seven Sisters. Minor delays to the rest of the line. Piccadilly Line: Severe delays are occurring due to a signal failure at Green Park. Victoria Line: Suspended between Victoria and Brixton due to a signal failure at Victoria.
Wednesday, June 18, 2008 Bakerloo Line: Minor delays are occurring due to earlier signal failure at Stonebridge Park. Northern Line: Minor delays are occurring due to the earlier late finish to engineering work at Colliers Wood. Victoria Line: Minor delays are occurring due to an earlier faulty train at Green Park. District Line: Suspended between Parsons Green and Wimbledon due to signal failure at Putney Bridge.
Tuesday, June 17, 2008 Not recorded Not recorded
Monday, June 16, 2008 Not recorded Not recorded
Sunday, June 15, 2008 Not recorded Not recorded
Saturday, June 14, 2008 Not recorded Not recorded
Friday, June 13, 2008 Victoria Line: Suspended between Highbury & Islington and Walthamstow Central, with severe delays occurring on the rest of the line due to emergency engineering work at Northumberland Park depot. Central Line: Minor delays are occurring westbound due to a signal failure at Tottenham Court Road. Central Line: Holland Park Station is closed due to faulty lifts.
Thursday, June 12, 2008 Victoria Line: Severe delays are occurring due to a faulty track at Victoria. District Line: Minor delays are occurring between High Street Kensington and Kensington Olympia due to a faulty track at Earl's Court.
Wednesday, June 11, 2008 District Line: Severe delays are occurring on the Richmond branch due to a signal failure at Kew Gardens. Severe delays are also occurring between Barking and Upminster due to an earlier signal failure at Plaistow. Minor delays are occurring on the rest of line. Victoria Line: Minor delays are occurring due to an earlier faulty train at Finsbury Park. Metropolitan Line: Minor delays are occurring between Baker Street and Aldgate due to an earlier signalling problem at Aldgate. Hammersmith & City Line: Minor delays are occurring due to an earlier signal failure at Plaistow. Victoria Line: Minor delays are occurring due to a person taken ill on a train earlier at Brixton. Bakerloo Line: Suspended between Queen's Park and Harrow & Wealdstone due to a fire alert at North Wembley. District Line: Minor delays are occurring due to an earlier signal failure at Richmond. Northern Line: Minor delays are occurring due to a person ill on a train earlier at Goodge Street.
Tuesday, June 10, 2008 Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan Lines: Minor delays are occurring due to a person taken ill on a train earlier at Liverpool Street. No further problems reported
Monday, June 9, 2008 Piccadilly Line: Severe delays are occurring due to an earlier security alert at Holloway Road and a person under a train earlier at Hounslow East. Piccadilly Line: Suspended between Rayners Lane and Uxbridge with severe delays on the rest of the line due to a signal failure at Ruislip. District Line: Suspended between Earl's Court and Kensington Olympia due to a fatality on Southern at Kensington Olympia. Metropolitan Line: Minor delays are occurring due to a signal failure at Ruislip. Circle Line: Minor delays are occurring clockwise due to an earlier faulty trains at Moorgate/Aldgate. Jubilee Line: Minor delays are occurring due to earlier faulty trains.
Sunday, June 8, 2008 Not recorded Not recorded
Saturday, June 7, 2008 Not recorded Not recorded
Friday, June 6, 2008 District Line: Suspended between Whitechapel and Plaistow whilst an unexploded World War II bomb is made safe at Bromley-by-Bow at the request of the Police. Severe delays are occurring on the rest of the line. Hammersmith & City Line: Suspended between Whitechapel and Barking whilst an unexploded World War II bomb is made safe at Bromley-by-Bow at the request of the Police. Minor delays are occurring on the rest of the line. Northern Line: Suspended between Stockwell and Morden due to a person taken ill on a train at Clapham Common. Minor delays are occurring on the rest of the line. Circle Line: Minor delays are occurring whilst an unexploded World War II bomb is made safe at Bromley-by-Bow at the request of the Police. Piccadilly and Metropolitan Lines: Suspended between Rayners Lane and Uxbridge due to a signal failure at Ruislip. Good services are operating on the rest of the lines.
Thursday, June 5, 2008 District Line: Severe delays are occurring whilst an unexploded World War ll bomb at Bromley-by-Bow is made safe at the request of the Police. Hammersmith & City Line: Suspended between Whitechapel and Barking whilst an unexploded World War ll bomb at Bromley-by-Bow is made safe at the request of the police. Minor delays are occurring on the rest of the line. Circle Line: Minor delays are occurring in consequence of an unexploded World War ll bomb being made safe at Bromley-by-Bow at the request of the Police. No further problems reported
Wednesday, June 4, 2008 Central Line: Minor delays due to a signal failure in the Marble Arch area. Central Line: Suspended between Woodford and Hainault via Chigwell with severe delays between Leytonstone and Epping and minor delays occurring on the rest of the line due to a signal failure at Woodford. District Line: Minor delays are occurring between Earls Court and Ealing Broadway/Richmond due to a signal failure at Hammersmith. A good service is operating on the rest of the line.
Tuesday, June 3, 2008 District and Piccadilly Lines: Minor delays are occurring due on the Uxbridge branch due to an earlier derailment of an empty train at Acton Town. Metropolitan Line: Severe delays are occurring between Baker Street and Aldgate only, due to a signal failure at Barbican. Circle (anti-clockwise) and Hammersmith & City Lines: Minor delays are occurring between Baker Street and Aldgate East due to a signal failure at Barbican. District Line: Suspended between Dagenham East and Upminster due to a signal failure at Hornchurch. Minor delays are occurring on the rest of the line due to an earlier empty train derailment at Acton Town. Jubilee Line: Canada Water Station on the Jubilee Line is closed due to a gas leak outside the station. Circle Line: Severe delays are occurring due to an earlier security alert at Sloane Square. District Line: Minor delays are occurring due to an earlier security alert at Sloane Square. Metropolitan Line: Suspended between Wembley Park and Aldgate due to signal failure at Finchley Road. Minor delays are occurring on the rest of the line. Piccadilly Line: Heathrow Terminal 4 Station is closed due to a security alert. Central Line: Minor delays are occurring due to an earlier customer incident at Woodford.
Monday, June 2, 2008 Circle Line: Severe delays are occurring clockwise only due to a person ill on a train earlier at Barbican. Hammersmith & City Line: Severe delays are occurring due to a person ill on a train earlier at Barbican. Metropolitan Line: Minor delays are occurring between Baker Street and Aldgate due to a person ill on a train earlier at Barbican. Circle (anti-clockwise) and District Line: Severe delays are occurring due to an army investigation at Bromley-By-Bow. Hammersmith & City Line: Suspended between Barking and Whitechapel and minor delays are occurring on the rest of the line due to an army investigation in the Bromley by Bow area.
Sunday, June 1, 2008 Not recorded Not recorded
Saturday, May 31, 2008 Not recorded Not recorded
Friday, May 30, 2008 Metropolitan Line: Suspended between Ruislip and Uxbridge due to a faulty train at Uxbridge. Metropolitan Line: Suspended between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Watford, severe delays elsewhere, due to a signal failure at Moor Park. Amersham services are not affected. Bakerloo Line: Minor delays are occurring due to ongoing signal failure at Queens Park. Central Line: Minor delays are occurring due to a signal failure at Leytonstone. Piccadilly Line: Minor delays are occurring due to a signal failure at Arnos Grove.
Thursday, May 29, 2008 No problems reported District Line: Suspended between Parsons Green and Wimbledon with minor delays on the rest of the line, due to a gas leak.
Wednesday, May 28, 2008 District Line: Minor delays are occurring between Earls Court and Edgware Road due to a signal failure earlier at Bayswater. Hammersmith & City Line: Minor delays are occurring due to a signal failure at Baker Street. Circle Line: Suspended anti-clockwise due to signal failure earlier at Bayswater. Minor delays are occurring on the rest of the line. Metropolitan Line: Minor delays are occurring between Aldgate and Wembley Park due to a signal failure at Baker Street. Central and Jubilee Lines: Bond Street Station is closed due to a fire alert. Trains of Central and Jubilee Lines are not stopping at this station. Circle Line: Minor delays are occurring due to signal failure at Notting Hill Gate. Central Line: Suspended eastbound between Leytonstone and Hainault via Newbury Park due to a faulty train at Barkingside. Jubilee Line: Minor delays are occurring due to signal failure at Willesden Green.
Tuesday, May 27, 2008 Jubilee Line: Suspended due to a signal failure earlier at Green Park. District Line: Severe delays are occurring between Barking and Upminster and minor delays on the rest of the line due to signal failure at Upney. Hammersmith & City Line: Suspended between Whitechapel and Barking due to signal failure at Upney. Minor delays on the rest of the line.
Monday, May 26, 2008 Not recorded Not recorded
Sunday, May 25, 2008 Not recorded Not recorded
Saturday, May 24, 2008 Not recorded Not recorded
Friday, May 23, 2008 District Line: Minor delays are occurring between Earls Court and Wimbledon due to an earlier signal failure at Wimbledon. District Line: Minor delays are occurring between High Street Kensington and Edgware Road due to a signal failure at Edgware Road.
Thursday, May 22, 2008 No problems reported Circle and Hammersmith & City Lines: Minor delays are occurring due to a trespasser on the track earlier at Euston Square.
Wednesday, May 21, 2008 Circle Line: Minor delays are occurring due to the late finishing of engineering works at Baker Street. Circle and District Lines: Minor delays are occurring due to an earlier fire alert at Westminster. Circle Line: Minor delays are occurring anti-clockwise due to an earlier faulty train at Paddington.
Tuesday, May 20, 2008 Central Line: Severe Delays are occurring westbound due to a faulty train at Leyton. Victoria Line: Minor delays are occurring due to a signal failure at Seven Sisters. Metropolitan Line: Minor delays are occurring due to earlier signalling problems at Neasden. Victoria Line: Minor delays are occurring due to an earlier faulty train at Euston.
Monday, May 19, 2008 District Line: Suspended between Earl's Court and Wimbledon due to signal failure at Earl's Court. Metropolitan Line: Suspended between Wembley Park and Harrow-on-the-Hill due to a trespasser on the track at Preston Road. Severe delays are occurring on the rest of the line. Jubilee Line: Severe delays are occurring due to signal failure at North Greenwich. Waterloo & City Line: Suspended due to a signal failure at Waterloo.
Sunday, May 18, 2008 Not recorded Not recorded
Saturday, May 17, 2008 Not recorded Not recorded
Friday, May 16, 2008 Bakerloo and Jubilee Lines: Trains are not stopping at Baker Street Station due to a local power failure affecting the escalators. Metropolitan Line: Severe delays are occurring due to a signal failure at Baker Street. No problems reported
Thursday, May 15, 2008 District Line: Minor delays are occurring on the Wimbledon branch due to a signal failure at Putney Bridge. Circle Line: Suspended in the clockwise direction and severe delays are occurring anti-clockwise due to signal failure at Farringdon. Hammersmith & City AND Metropolitan Lines: Severe delays are occurring due to signal failure at Farringdon.
Wednesday, May 14, 2008 District Line: Suspended between High Street Kensington and Kensington Olympia due to a signalling problem at West Kensington. Severe delays on the rest of the line. Central Line: Minor delays are occurring due to an earlier faulty train at Liverpool Street. Circle Line: Minor delays are occurring due to an earlier faulty train at Victoria. Hammersmith & City Line: Suspended between Whitechapel and Barking due to a signal failure in the Barking area. District Line: Severe delays are occurring due to a signal failure at Barking. Piccadilly Line: Severe delays are occurring due to a signal failure earlier at Arnos Grove. London Buses are accepting tickets between King's Cross and Cockfosters.
Tuesday, May 13, 2008 Piccadilly Line: Suspended between Northfields and Heathrow due to a person under a train at Osterley. Minor delays are occurring on the rest of the line. Bakerloo Line: Severe delays are occurring due to a signal failure earlier at Lambeth North.
Monday, May 12, 2008 Metropolitan Line: Minor delays are occurring due to a damaged bridge at Wembley Park. Bakerloo Line: Suspended between Harrow & Wealdstone and Queen's Park due to a signal failure at Kensal Green. District Line: Minor delays are occurring between Earl's Court and Wimbledon due to a signal failure at Putney Bridge.
Sunday, May 11, 2008 Not recorded Not recorded
Saturday, May 10, 2008 Not recorded Not recorded
Friday, May 9, 2008 Waterloo & City Line: Suspended due to a signal failure at Waterloo. Central Line: Minor delays are occurring on the Ealing Broadway branch due to a signal failure at Ealing Broadway. Circle Line: Severe delays are occurring clockwise only due to an earlier signal failure at Embankment.
Thursday, May 8, 2008 No problems reported Piccadilly Line: Minor delays are occurring between Cockfosters and Arnos Grove due to an earlier signal failure at Arnos Grove.
Wednesday, May 7, 2008 No problems reported Circle, Hammersmith & City AND Metropolitan Lines: Minor delays are occurring due to emergency engineering work earlier at Euston Square.
Tuesday, May 6, 2008 Victoria Line: On Monday 26 May, the usual early closure of the Victoria line will not apply. Piccadilly Line: Suspended between Ruislip and Uxbridge due to a signal failure at Uxbridge. Metropolitan Line: Severe delays are occurring to the Uxbridge branch due to a signal failure at Uxbridge. District Line:Severe delays are occurring eastbound due to a signal failure at Mansion House. A good service is on the rest of the line. Circle Line: Severe delays are occurring anti-clockwise due to a signal failure at Mansion House. District Line: Suspended between Edgware Road and Earls Court, severe delays on the rest of the line, due to a signal failure at Earls Court. Hammersmith & City Line: Minor delays are occurring due to a signal failure at Earls Court. Circle Line: Severe delays are occurring due to a signal failure at Earls Court.
Monday, May 5, 2008 Not recorded Not recorded
Sunday, May 4, 2008 Not recorded Not recorded
Saturday, May 3, 2008 Not recorded Not recorded
Friday, May 2, 2008 District Line: Minor delays are occurring due to an earlier signalling problem at Tower Hill. Central Line: Minor delays are occurring between North Acton and West Ruislip due to power supply problems at West Ruislip. Piccadilly Line: Minor delays are occurring due to an earlier signal failure at Acton Town. Metropolitan Line: Severe delays are occurring between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Amersham due to signal failure at Rickmansworth.
Thursday, May 1, 2008 Circle and Hammersmith & City Lines: Minor delays are occurring due to an earlier faulty train at Edgware Road. Victoria Line: Minor delays are occurring due to an earlier faulty train at Vauxhall. Metropolitan Line: Minor delays are occurring due to an earlier signal failure at Wembley Park. District Line: Suspended between Barking and Upminster due to a signal failure at Dagenham East. Minor delays are occurring on the rest of the line. Hammersmith & City Line: Minor delays are occurring due to a signal failure on the District Line at Dagenham East.
Wednesday, April 30, 2008 Piccadilly Line: Suspended between Wood Green and Cockfosters, minor delays elsewhere, due to a signal failure at Arnos Grove. Circle Line (anti-clockwise): Minor delays are occurring due to an earlier faulty train. Circle Line (anti-clockwise): Minor delays are occurring due to a signal failure at Monument. Central Line: Suspended between Debden and Epping due to a signal failure at Epping.
Tuesday, April 29, 2008 Not recorded Not recorded
Monday, April 28, 2008 Not recorded Not recorded
Sunday, April 27, 2008 Not recorded Not recorded
Saturday, April 26, 2008 Not recorded Not recorded
Friday, April 25, 2008 Not recorded Not recorded
Thursday, April 24, 2008 Not recorded Not recorded
Wednesday, April 23, 2008 Not recorded Not recorded
Tuesday, April 22, 2008 Not recorded Not recorded
Monday, April 21, 2008 Not recorded Not recorded
Sunday, April 20, 2008 Not recorded Not recorded
Saturday, April 19, 2008 Not recorded Not recorded
Friday, April 18, 2008 District Line: Minor delays are occurring due to an earlier signal failure at Hammersmith. Hammersmith & City Line: Minor delays are occurring due to an earlier signal failure at Hammersmith. District Line: Severe delays are occurring due to an earlier security alert at Barking. Circle Line: Minor delays are occurring due to an earlier security alert at Barking.
Thursday, April 17, 2008 Central Line: Severe delays are occurring due to a faulty train at Stratford. Jubilee Line: Severe delays are occurring due to a customer incident at Canada Water.
Wednesday, April 16, 2008 Central Line: Minor delays are occurring due to a signal failure at Mile End. Waterloo & City Line: suspended due to a fire alert at Bank. Central Line: Minor delays are occurring due to a lack of available trains.
Tuesday, April 15, 2008 Central Line: Minor delays are occurring due to an earlier faulty train at Bond Street. Victoria Line: Minor delays are occurring due to an earlier faulty train at Warren Street. Bakerloo Line: Suspended between Stonebridge Park and Harrow & Wealdstone due to signal failure at Wembley Central. Minor delays on the rest of the line. Central Line: Minor delays are occurring due to a faulty train at Bethnal Green. Victoria Line: Minor delays are occurring due to a person taken ill on a train earlier at Pimlico.
Monday, April 14, 2008 Not recorded Not recorded
Sunday, April 13, 2008 Not recorded Not recorded
Saturday, April 12, 2008 Not recorded Not recorded
Friday, April 11, 2008 Central Line: Sever delays are occurring due to a faulty train at Leyton. Central Line: Minor delays are occurring due to a trespasser on the track earlier at East Acton. Circle Line (clockwise): Minor delays are occurring due to staff shortage. HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Minor delays are occurring due to a signal failure at Hammersmith.
Thursday, April 10, 2008 No problems reported Jubilee Line: Minor delays are occurring due to an earlier local power failure at North Greenwich. Circle Line: Minor delays are occurring clockwise only due to staff shortage.
Wednesday, April 9, 2008 Circle Line (clockwise): Minor delays are occurring due to an earlier faulty train at Barbican. Bakerloo Line: Minor delays are occurring due to an earlier signalling problem at Maida Vale. Bakerloo Line: Minor delays occurring southbound only due to an earlier faulty train at Kilburn Park.
Tuesday, April 8, 2008 Victoria Line: Minor delays are occurring due to an earlier faulty train at Finsbury Park. Northern Line: Severe delays are occurring line due to an earlier fire alert at Colliers Wood and an earlier signal failure at Golders Green. Jubilee Line: Severe delays are occurring due to a faulty train at Stratford. Piccadilly Line: Minor delays are occurring eastbound due to a signal failure at Hammersmith.
Monday, April 7, 2008 Circle and District Lines: Minor delays are occurring due to an earlier signal failure in the Earl's Court area. No problems reported
Sunday, April 6, 2008 Not recorded Not recorded
Saturday, April 5, 2008 Not recorded Not recorded
Friday, April 4, 2008 Not recorded Not recorded
Thursday, April 3, 2008 Not recorded Not recorded
Wednesday, April 2, 2008 Not recorded Not recorded
Tuesday, April 1, 2008 Circle Line: Minor delays are occurring clockwise due to a customer alarm operated on a train earlier at Kings Cross. Central Line: Minor delays are occurring due to a signal failure at Marble Arch. Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan Lines: Severe delays are occurring due to an earlier signal failure at Baker Street. District Line: Minor delays are occurring between Edgware Road and Earls Court, due to an earlier signal failure at Baker Street. Circle and District Lines: Severe delays are occurring due to an earlier signalling problem at Embankment.


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