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  1. Simon Harris: ITV London Correspondent

Major Central Line disruption after Mile End signal failure

The Central Line is completely snarled up because of faulty signals at Mile End. Central Line users being told to expect extremely slow, delayed journeys. The line will be suspended shortly between Liverpool Street and Leytonstone while engineers try to fix the problem.

Signal failure caused huge delays during this morning's rush hour Credit: Press Association

Tube boost for commuters

Underground station logo in central London Credit: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

Tube passengers are set to benefit from improvements on two lines.

From tonight the Central line will have increased services whilethe Waterloo and City line will finish at 12.30 am.

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Person killed after being hit by Central Line train

British Transport Police have confirmed a person has died after being hit by a Central Line train at Stratford this afternoon.

Officers were called to Stratford Underground station after reports a person had been struck by a westbound train around 4.15pm.

Despite the efforts of medics, the person was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say they are not treating the death as suspicious and are working to identify the person.

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