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It’s going to be inferno hell on Tubes tonight with severe delays and closures

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Parts of the Jubilee line and Overground have been suspended (Picture: George Cracknell Wright)

Passengers have been hit by travel chaos after parts of the London Underground and Overground have been shut.

A wave of disruption has hit travel on the Transport for London network ahead of rush hour today.

Multiple lines through central London have been partially suspended and others are experiencing severe delays, TfL warned.

Part of the Jubilee line and the London Overground is suspended.

There is no service between London’s busiest station Waterloo and Wembley Park, and severe delays on rest of the Jubilee line while engineers fix a signal failure at Willesden Green.

London Overground service is halted between Barking and Barking Riverside due to another signal failure at Walthamstow Queen’s Road and there are severe delays on the rest of the line.

Bakerloo line has severe delays due to an earlier fire alert at Queen’s Park and a points failure at Lambeth North.

Docklands Light Railway (DLR) has severe delays between Canary Wharf and Stratford because of a faulty train at Bow Church.

Central line has some minor delays between Leytonstone and Hainault in east London due to train cancellations.

The disruption comes just hours before the kick off of the England vs Slovenia Euro 2024 football game at 8pm.



Affected lines

Here are all the service hit by disruption today on the Transport for London network.

Bakerloo line – severe delays

Severe delays due to an earlier fire alert at Queen’s Park and a points failure at Lambeth North. Tickets are being accepted on London Buses.

Central line – minor delays

Minor delays between Leytonstone and Hainault due to train cancellations. Good service on rest of the line.

DLR -minor delays

Minor delays between Canary Wharf and Stratford due to an earlier faulty train at Bow Church. Good service otherwise.

Jubilee – part suspended and severe delays

No service between Waterloo and Wembley Park and severe delays on the rest of the line while a signal failure is fixed at Willesden Green.

Tickets are being accepted on London Overground, DLR, Elizabeth line, C2C, Southeastern, Thameslink and Buses via any reasonable route.

London Overground – part suspended and severe delays

No service between Barking and Barking Riverside due signal failure at Walthamstow Queen’s Road.

Severe delays on the rest of the line.

Tickets are being accepted on Buses and London Underground via any reasonable route.

Have you been affected by the disruption? Please email noora.mykkanen@metro.co.uk.

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