PUBLISHED: 15:05 28 March 2019 | UPDATED: 10:09 29 March 2019 Mike Brooke John Darnell ... timing how long the journey to Oxford Circus takes from east London. Picture: SOB campaign SOB Bus passengers are finding themselves “out of pocket” in east London because they now have to change buses to get to Oxford Circus after the 25 route was shortened, campaigners have found. The 25 in Bow Road outside Thames Magistrates' Court that used to run to Oxford Circus, now only going as far as Holborn. Picture: GoogleIt didn’t matter before when the 25 went all the way because using ‘Hopper’ one-hour flat fare began at the start of the journey and allowed you to continue if it took longer.But now the 25 only goes as far as Holborn Circus which means passengers getting on at Bow, Stratford, Manor Park, Forest Gate and Ilford won’t be in time to switch to the No 8 at St Paul’s and have to pay again.“That doubles fares … [Read more...] about Why getting to Oxford Circus by the 25 bus from east London will cost you double fare
PUBLISHED: 12:00 04 March 2019 | UPDATED: 12:56 04 March 2019 Mike Brooke The 25 that used to run direct to Oxford Circus from east London. Picture: Save Our Buses campaign SOB Furious campaigners have asked the Mayor of London to step in and get TfL to restore the 25 bus service to its full route from east London to Oxford Circus. Two buses on the 25 route for Oxford Circus arriving together along Bow Road at Thames Magistrates Court. Picture: GoogleThey have sent a demand to Sadiq Khan this week to get the full service brought back that runs from Ilford, Stratford, Mile End and Whitechapel through the City to Oxford Circus—which has been shortened by TfL to end at Holborn.Passengers from east London who can’t use the Underground no longer have direct ‘step free’ public transport to Oxford Circus, but now have to change buses twice.“It’s not acceptable for TfL to remove ‘step free’ transport,” campaign … [Read more...] about Plea to mayor to restore the 25 bus to Oxford Circus cut short by TfL
A person has died after being struck by a Victoria line train at Oxford Circus station. Police are treating the person's death as non-suspicious after the incident, shortly after 4pm on Friday (August 31). Paramedics and British Transport Police were all called to the scene and attempted to save the person's life, but were unsuccessful. Police say steps are underway to inform the family of the deceased. More details on the person involved are not likely to emerge until the next-of-kin have been informed. Read More West London latest The incident forced Oxford Circus Underground station, one of the busiest stations on the Tube network, to close for several hours during the Friday evening rush hour. The incident took place on a Victoria line platform at around 4.03pm. Service on the Victoria line was suspended between Victoria and Warren Street for around an hour, and the station was closed and evacuated. The previous night, a man died after being struck by a Central line train at … [Read more...] about Person dies at Oxford Circus station after being struck by train
TUBE DEATH The Victoria Line was closed after a person was killed by a train at Oxford Circus SOMEONE was killed at Oxford Circus after being hit by a tube train. British Transport Police rushed to the station and closed the station. Here’s what we know so far. What happened at Oxford Circus? A person was hit by a train at the central London tube station. British Transport Police arrived on the scene shortly after 4pm on August 31, 2018, and paramedics attended to the victim as quickly as possible. They battled to save the victim but unfortunately they were unable to save them – the victim was declared dead on the scene. A British Transport Police spokesman said: “Officers were called to Oxford Circus London Underground station shortly after 4.00pm today following a report of a person being struck by a train. “Officers from BTP attended the location alongside paramedics, however sadly the person was declared dead at the scene. “The incident is not … [Read more...] about Is Oxford Circus tube station closed, is the Victoria Line suspended and what happened on the London Underground?
THE Victoria Line has been partially closed after a person was killed by a train at Oxford Circus tube station. British Transport Police rushed to the central London station shortly after 4pm after reports of a person on the tracks. Paramedics battled to save the victim, but they were declared dead at the scene. There is no service between Warren Street and VIctoria, and minor delays are expected on the rest of the line. CHAINSAW ATTACK Terrifying moment thug attacks mum with a CHAINSAW after street brawl CAR SEAT DEATH Newborn left in car seat for 15 hours dies while parents went boozing SUMMER’S BACK! Britain’s Indian summer will start TOMORROW with temps set to hit 24C FACE OF EVIL? Dad 'looked like he didn't care' when arrested for ‘murdering wife and kids’ soul long! Ariana, the Clintons & 120 pink Cadillacs arrive for Aretha Franklin's funeral CAGED Lucy McHugh murder suspect jailed for refusing to give cops his Facebook password A British Transport … [Read more...] about Person dies after being hit by Tube at Oxford Circus as Victoria Line is suspended