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Games tube route reopened

The Central line tube service to the Olympic Park in Stratford in east London has reopened after being suspended for three hours due to a fire alert. Trains in and out of Liverpool Street were earlier affected by signal problems.

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Boris: 'We've been able to turn off a lot of Games lanes'

The Mayor of London Boris Johnson has announced that "a lot of Games lanes" have been switched off because they were not being used:

Actually we've been able to turn off a lot of the Games lanes because so many people are going by public transport.

It turns out a lot of the Olympic bureaucrat types who could go in the Games lanes are using public transport.

[IOC President] Jacques Rogge, himself, today took the DLR and I'm proud to say and a lot of them are doing that, that is good news.

He spoke after a meeting of security and Government officials and revealed that they also "talked a bit about how to crack the ticketing problem".

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