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London travel news LIVE: Latest Underground updates as several Tube lines hit with delays

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The London Underground has been hit with multiple line delays on Wednesday.

The Jubilee, Central, Piccadilly and Victoria lines have all suffered delays of some kind throughout the day so far.

Almost all of these were severe at one point and several had to be suspended for a time.

Most Tube disruptions have now cleared up, with the Central and Jubilee lines still facing minor delays at 3.45pm.

Follow latest updates below...

What you need to know for your commute into work this morning:

Good morning!

Wednesday 28 February 2024 06:40 , Jordan King

Hello and welcome to The Standard’s London travel blog!

Stay with us and we’ll keep you updated on everything you need to know about getting around the city throughout the day.

Bakerloo Line part suspended

Wednesday 28 February 2024 06:41 , Jordan King

There was no service Queens Park to Harrow & Wealdstone while TfL fixes a points failure at Queens Park - good service on the rest of the line.

Minor delays to Metropolitan Line

Wednesday 28 February 2024 06:42 , Jordan King

There are currently minor delays Moor Park to Chesham due to train cancellations.

Severe delays to Victoria Line

Wednesday 28 February 2024 06:43 , Jordan King

There are currently severe delays due to an earlier fire alert at Tottenham Hale.

If you commute via London Eustion:

Wednesday 28 February 2024 06:47 , Jordan King

There is currently disruption to London Overground services between Watford Junction and London Euston because of a points failure at Queens Park.

This is expected until at least 8am.

Severe delays to London Overground

Wednesday 28 February 2024 06:49 , Jordan King

There are currently severe delays between Euston and Watford while TfL fixes a points failure at Queens Park.

If you're about to leave for work at 7am:

Wednesday 28 February 2024 06:54 , Jordan King

If you’re leaving for work at 7am today, this is what you need to know:

  • Bakerloo Line is part suspended

  • Metropolitan Line is minorly delayed

  • Victoria Line is severely delayed

  • London Overground is part suspended and facing severe delays

  • Broken down vehicle on M25 (between J5 (Sevenoaks) and J6 (Godstone/Caterham)

  • No major issues with trains

Broken down vehicle on M25

Wednesday 28 February 2024 07:10 , Jordan King

There is a broken down vehicle on the M25, clockwise between J5 (Sevenoaks) and J6 (Godstone/Caterham).

This is currently had a low impact, only causing slower traffic for now, according to traffic monitoring site Inrix.

Victoria Line delays now minor

Wednesday 28 February 2024 07:38 , Jordan King

A fire alert at Tottenham Hale caused chaos on the Victoria Line early this morning, with TfL reporting a part suspension first thing.

The delays were severe until about 7.30am but they are now minor.

London Overground no longer part suspended

Wednesday 28 February 2024 07:39 , Jordan King

The London Overground was part suspended because of a points failure at Queens Park but this is no longer the case.

However, there are still severe delays on the line.

Metropolitan Line no longer suspended

Wednesday 28 February 2024 07:40 , Jordan King

The Metropolitan Line has returned to running a good service.

Bakerloo Line no longer part suspended

Wednesday 28 February 2024 07:41 , Jordan King

The Bakerloo Line was part suspended earlier this morning but this is no longer the case.

There are still severe delays on the line though - because of a points failure at Queens Park.

One of two lanes closed on M25 near J8 anti-clockwise exit

Wednesday 28 February 2024 07:45 , Jordan King

One of two lanes has been closed on the M25, anti-clockwise, near J8 (Reigate/Redhill) because of a broken down vehicle.

Traffic monitoring site currently says traffic is “coping well”.

Minor delays to Jubilee Line

Wednesday 28 February 2024 07:48 , Jordan King

There are currently minor delays on the Jubilee Line, while TfL fixes a faulty train at Bond Street.

If you're about to leave for work at 8am:

Wednesday 28 February 2024 07:58 , Jordan King

If you’re about to set off for work, this is what you need to know:

  • Bakerloo Line severely delayed

  • Jubilee Line part suspended and experiencing severe delays

  • London Overground severely delayed

  • Victoria Line minorly delayed

  • Slow traffic on M25 clockwise from J5 M26/A21 (Sevenoaks) to J6 A22 (Godstone)

  • Lane closed on exit ramp due to stalled vehicle on M25 anticlockwise at J8 A217 Brighton Road (Reigate) - but traffic “coping well”

  • There are no major issues on trains

Jubilee Line part suspended

Wednesday 28 February 2024 07:59 , Jordan King

There is no service between Willesden Green to Waterloo while TfL fixes a faulty train at Bond Street.

There are severe delays on the rest of the line.

Minor delays to Central Line

Wednesday 28 February 2024 08:33 , Jordan King

There are minor delays to the Central Line due to train cancellations.

Jubilee Line no longer suspended

Wednesday 28 February 2024 09:03 , Jordan King

The Jubilee Line was not running on part of its line earlier this morning but this is no longer the case.

However, there are still severe delays because of a faulty train at Bond Street.

Update to Bakerloo Line delays

Wednesday 28 February 2024 09:05 , Jordan King

The Bakerloo Line has been severely delayed for much of this morning but it is now facing minor delays as well.

Severe delays are taking place between Queen's Park and Harrow & Wealdstone - due to an earlier points failure at Queen's Park - and minor delays have hit the rest of the line.

Severe delays to Metropolitan Line

Wednesday 28 February 2024 09:47 , Jordan King

There are currently delays between Moor Park and Amersham due to train cancellations.

After the 09:25am departure from Amersham, the next southbound train will be at 10:25am.

Good service on the rest of the line.

Bakerloo Line delays now minor

Wednesday 28 February 2024 09:51 , Jordan King

Part of the Bakerloo Line was suspended earlier this morning, with severe delays lasting longer.

While there is still disruption - because of an earlier points failure at Queen's Park - these delays are now minor. There is a good service on the rest of the line.

Metropolitan Line no longer delayed

Wednesday 28 February 2024 10:34 , Jordan King

The Metropolitan Line has returned to running a good service.

Bakerloo Line no longer delayed

Wednesday 28 February 2024 10:45 , Jordan King

The Bakerloo Line has returned to running a good service, after facing chaos for most of this morning with both minor and severe delays and part suspension at one point.

New train service between London and Glasgow proposed

Wednesday 28 February 2024 10:55 , Jordan King

A new train service between London and Glasgow could be launched next year.

Transport company FirstGroup announced its plan for some London-Edinburgh services run by its Lumo brand to be extended to and from Glasgow.

Direct trains between London and Glasgow are currently operated by Avanti West Coast.

FirstGroup said a “significant number” of Lumo passengers currently travel to and from Glasgow via other connections.

A new train service between London and Glasgow could be launched next year (Alamy/PA)
A new train service between London and Glasgow could be launched next year (Alamy/PA)

Extending its network would also provide direct services between Newcastle and Glasgow.

FirstGroup said it is in discussions with Scottish Government agency Transport Scotland and infrastructure management company Network Rail about route options and timings.

Read more here.

Minor delays to Piccadilly Line

Wednesday 28 February 2024 11:01 , Jordan King

There are currently minor delays between Northfields to Heathrow Terminal's while TfL deals with a customer incident.

Victoria Line no longer delayed

Wednesday 28 February 2024 11:07 , Jordan King

The Victoria Line has returned to running a good service, after commuters were hit with severe delays this morning.

Piccadilly Line no longer delayed

Wednesday 28 February 2024 11:54 , Jordan King

The Piccadilly Line has returned to running a good service.

London Overground no longer delayed

Wednesday 28 February 2024 11:55 , Jordan King

The London Overground has returned to running a good service after a chaotic morning of both minor and severe delays, as well as part suspensions at several points.

Severe delays on the London Overground

Wednesday 28 February 2024 13:57 , Jordan King

There are currently severe delays between Willesden Junction and Clapham Junction due to a late running freight train.

London Overground no longer delayed

Wednesday 28 February 2024 15:16 , Jordan King

The London Overground was facing severe delays between Willesden Junction and Clapham Junction due to a late running freight train but the line is running a good service now.

Minor delays on Central and Jubilee Lines

Wednesday 28 February 2024 16:03 , Josh Salisbury

There are minor delays on both the Central and Jubilee Lines.

The Jubilee Line is delayed because of an earlier faulty train at Bond Street.

The Central Line is delayed because of train cancellations.

Minor delays on Tube to Heathrow

Wednesday 28 February 2024 17:06 , Josh Salisbury

There are minor delays on the Piccadilly Line between Acton Town and Heathrow Airport because of train cancellations.

However, there is a good service on the rest of the line.

The Jubilee and Central Lines are also suffering minor delays.

Delays on Thameslink over 'trespasser'

Wednesday 28 February 2024 17:48 , Josh Salisbury

There are delays on some Thameslink services because of a reported trespasser on the track, the company has said.

The affected area is the route between Alexandra Palace and Welwyn Garden City.

Landslip repair warning for journeys from Marylebone to Aylesbury

Wednesday 28 February 2024 20:51 , Josh Salisbury

Passengers travelling between London Marylebone and Aylesbury have been warned of disruption after a railway slip.

The railway slip in Stoke Mandeville means major repairs are needed before one of the lines can be safely reopened to trains.

To complete the work Network Rail engineers need to close both tracks between Aylesbury and Amersham stations continuously from Friday 1 to Monday 4 March.

While the railway is closed, passengers are being advised about major changes to journeys between London Marylebone and Aylesbury via Amersham with buses replacing all trains between Amersham and Aylesbury Vale Parkway stations.

Live coverage ends

Wednesday 28 February 2024 22:01 , Josh Salisbury

Our live coverage is now ending of today’s travel developments, thank you for joining us. We will be back again tomorrow.