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London travel news LIVE: Lorry overturned on M1 amid Tube delays


A lorry has overturned on the M1 southbound, at J13 A421 (Bedford / Milton Keynes South).

One lane is closed with traffic monitoring site Inrix classing the crash as “high impact” but reporting that traffic is “coping well”.

It comes after the Bakerloo line was disrupted for most of Monday morning.

Although the Bakerloo line has since cleared up, several other lines are facing delays.

For the latest travel updates please scroll down.

Live coverage ends

Monday 22 April 2024 18:45 , Josh Salisbury

Were now ending our live coverage of today’s travel news. Thank you for joining us.

We will be back again tomorrow with the latest transport developments.

Piccadilly service resumes with severe delays

Monday 22 April 2024 17:38 , Josh Salisbury

An earlier suspension on the Piccadilly Line has now been resolved, but the line is now running with severe delays.

Monday 22 April 2024 16:41 , Jonathan Prynn

The FTSE-100 ends the day at a record closing high of 8,023.87, up 128 points or 1.62%. Beats the old record of 8014.

District and Piccadilly part-suspended while Overground also disrupted

Monday 22 April 2024 16:25 , Josh Salisbury

The District and Piccadilly Lines are both part-suspended between Turnham Green and Ealing Broadway.

This is because of a fire alert at Ealing Common, says TfL.

Meanwhile, on the Overground, there is service between Gospel Oak and Upper Holloway because of a points failure.

Piccadilly delays

Monday 22 April 2024 15:46 , Josh Salisbury

There are minor delays between Acton Town and Uxbridge on the Piccadilly Line due to train cancellations, TfL says.

There is a good service on the rest of the line.

Metropolitan line no longer delayed

Monday 22 April 2024 15:08 , Jordan King

The Metropolitan line has returned to running a good service.

One lane opens on M1

Monday 22 April 2024 14:46 , Jordan King

Emergency services have been able to open one lane on the M1, where a lory overturned earlier this morning.

The lorry has been recovered but one lane is still closed on the entry ramp, with traffic still slow on the main carriageway approaching the exit slip, as traffic from the roundabout backs up.

Disruption between Epsom and Sutton expected until 3pm

Monday 22 April 2024 14:42 , Jordan King

We told you earlier about disruption to trains serving London Bridge and London Victoria – this is now expected to last until 3pm at least.

All Southern lines have been disrupted because of a points failure between Sutton and Epsom.

Trains running between these stations may be cancelled, delayed by up to 20 minutes or revised.

The following routes are affected:

Minor delays to Metropolitan line

Monday 22 April 2024 14:16 , Jordan King

There are currently minor delays between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Uxbridge due to signal failure at Rayners Lane.

Jubilee line no longer delayed

Monday 22 April 2024 13:38 , Jordan King

The Jubilee line has returned to running a good service.

Minor delays on Jubilee and Piccadilly lines

Monday 22 April 2024 12:54 , Lydia Chantler-Hicks

TfL is now reporting minor delays on the Jubilee Line, and on the Piccadilly Line between Arnos Grove and Cockfosters.

There is a good service on all other lines.

Severe delays on Jubilee Line

Monday 22 April 2024 12:41 , Lydia Chantler-Hicks

TfL is reporting severe delays on the Jubilee Line, due to an earlier faulty train at Wembley Park.

Details of May 7-9 train strike revealed by Aslef

Monday 22 April 2024 12:40 , Lydia Chantler-Hicks

Union Aslef has announced train drivers at 16 rail companies will strike between May 7 and May 9, in a long-running dispute over pay.

Drivers will strike on Tuesday, May 7, at c2c, Greater Anglia, GTR Great Northern Thameslink, Southeastern, Southern, Gatwick Express and South Western Railway.

On Wednesday, May 8, there will be strikes at Avanti West Coast, Chiltern Railways, CrossCountry, East Midlands Railway, Great Western Railway and West Midlands Trains.

Aslef members at LNER, Northern Trains and TransPennine Express will then strike on Thursday, May 9.

For more details of the upcoming strike, read our full story here.

Aslef announces fresh wave of train strikes

Monday 22 April 2024 12:12 , Lydia Chantler-Hicks

Train drivers at 16 rail companies will stage a series of fresh strikes from May 7 to 9 in their long-running pay dispute, the Aslef union has just announced.

Bakerloo line no longer delayed

Monday 22 April 2024 11:53 , Jordan King

The Bakerloo line has retruned to running a good service.

Severe delays to Piccadilly line

Monday 22 April 2024 10:56 , Jordan King

There are currently severe delays between Acton Town and Heathrow Airport due to an earlier obstruction on the track at Hounslow Central – good service on the rest of the line.

Minor delays to Jubilee line

Monday 22 April 2024 10:55 , Jordan King

There are currently minor delays southbound only while TfL fixes faulty train at Wembley Park.

Good service on the rest of the line.

Lane closed on Westminster road because of Vodafone works

Monday 22 April 2024 10:10 , Jordan King

There is serious disruption to the A4 Piccadilly (eastbound) at the junction of Berkeley Street, with lane one of two closed.

Traffic is slow moving on approach eastbound with delays back to the Underpass.

This is because of Vodafone works taking place.

Collision blocks Westminster road in both directions

Monday 22 April 2024 10:08 , Jordan King

Serious disruption has hit the A404 Harrow Road at the junction of Chippenham Road.

The road is blocked in both directions, with diverted traffic moving past the incident.

Disruption to trains serving London Bridge and London Victoria

Monday 22 April 2024 09:56 , Jordan King

All Southern lines have been disrupted because of a points failure between Sutton and Epsom.

Trains running between these stations may be cancelled, delayed by up to 20 minutes or revised.

The following routes are affected:

Rolled over truck on M1

Monday 22 April 2024 08:25 , Jordan King

The entry ramp is blocked at J13 A421 (Bedford / Milton Keynes South), on the M1 southbound, because of an overturned truck.

One lane has had to be closed but traffic is coping well, according to traffic monitoring site inrix.

New delays to Bakerloo line

Monday 22 April 2024 08:20 , Jordan King

There are curently severe delays between Queen’s Park and Harrow & Wealdstone due to an earlier signal failure at Lambeth North and minor delays to the rest of the line.

South Western Railway trains back to normal

Monday 22 April 2024 07:49 , Jordan King

South Western Railway trains are now running normally, after an earlier fault on a train between Reading and Wokingham caused delays.

If you use Avanti West Coast trains:

Monday 22 April 2024 07:28 , Jordan King

Avanti West Coast is currently expericning minor delays.

Check your specific journey here.

Disruption between London Euston and Manchester Piccadilly

Monday 22 April 2024 07:24 , Jordan King

fault with the signalling system between Watford Junction and Milton Keynes Central means that one of the lines from London Euston towards Milton Keynes Central is disrupted. Trains may be delayed by up to 15 minutes.

Avanti West Coast will be running a reduced service between London Euston and Manchester Piccadilly. If your train is cancelled, your ticket will be valid on the Avanti West Coast train immediately before or after the cancelled one.

This is expected to last until at least 1pm.

Part closure to Tram

Monday 22 April 2024 07:23 , Jordan King

Until Wednesday, there is no service between Wellesley Road / George Street and Beckenham Junction / Elmers End / New Addington.

Eastbound trams will operate from Wimbledon to Wellesley Road, and westbound trams will operate from George Street to Wimbledon.

Severe delays on Bakerloo line

Monday 22 April 2024 07:08 , Matt Watts

The are severe delays on the Bakerloo line, according to Transport for London.

It reports the delays are between Queen’s Park and Elephant and Castle due toa signal failure at Lambeth North.

TfL is working to fix the problem and says tickets are being accepted on London buses. There is a reported good service to the rest of the line.

Crash on M25 causes lengthy tailback

Monday 22 April 2024 07:03 , Matt Watts

According to Inrix, there is queueing traffic on the M25 due to a crash, now on the shoulder on M25 clockwise at J21 M1.

There is reported congestion to J20 Kings Langley but all lanes have been re-opened after a short hold of traffic to clear the vehicles.



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