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Mayor met Network Rail bosses earlier

Before tonight's rush-hour, Boris Johnson met executives from Network Rail. He said:

I know Network Rail are very apologetic for any inconvenience and delays passengers have experienced.

This is a vast project which will produce massive benefits for all travellers at and into London Bridge. It involves the total rebuilding of the oldest commuter railway station in the world.

There will inevitably be disruption from these huge improvements, but they have reassured us that they are straining every muscle to keep that disruption to an absolute minimum.

– Boris Johnson, Mayor of London

Disruption expected until 'at least' 10pm

National Rail Enquiries says that the disruption is likely to last until at least 10pm.

Passengers are being allowed to use their tickets on buses between London Bridge and East Croydon, Purley and Caterham, on London Overground and London Underground services on 'reasonable routes' and the Tramlink between Beckenham Junction and East Croydon.


Fourth night of chaos at London Bridge

Commuters are facing a fourth night of disruption at London Bridge station. Signalling problems are a causing delays to all Southern services using the station.


TFL to invest millions in London buses

A London bus Credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire/Press Association Images

TfL has announced a multi-million pound business plan for buses in the capital.

It includes hundreds of extra buses and 25 million pounds of investment into driver training.

Drivers will learn how to communicate better with customers and respond more quickly to their needs.

Traffic chaos on M25 as 13 illegal immigrants run from the back of a lorry

Commuters faced rush hour travel misery on the M25 this morning after 13 illegal immigrants ran out from the back of a lorry in the middle of the motorway.

There was heavy traffic on the M25 this morning after 13 illegal immigrants ran from a lorry Credit: Reuters/ file photo

Surrey Police tweeted that they had all been caught and arrested after the incident between junctions 12 and 13.

People claiming to have seen the incident on their drive to work took to Twitter to describe their shock at what happened:

Details of the nationalities and ages of those held were not immediately available.

It is the latest incident involving suspected illegal immigrants being found in the backs of lorries. Last Friday a man was arrested after 24 Eritrean nationals were discovered in the rear of an HGV in Whitfield in Kent.

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