Elizabeth line disruption into London during Tuesday rush hour

London’s Elizabeth line has received its final authorisations of its trains, stations, and infrastructure from the rail regulator ahead of its opening on Tuesday 24 May.London’s Elizabeth line has received its final authorisations of its trains, stations, and infrastructure from the rail regulator ahead of its opening on Tuesday 24 May.
London’s Elizabeth line has received its final authorisations of its trains, stations, and infrastructure from the rail regulator ahead of its opening on Tuesday 24 May.
National Rail reports disruption on the Elizabeth line, while TfL has severe delays on the Central line.

Update 9.47am: National Rail reports that the Elizabeth line disruption has cleared.

Elizabeth line trains into London from the west are running slow on Tuesday morning due to a signal failure.

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National Rail reports that a fault with the system at Taplow, between Reading and London, means trains have to run at reduced speed towards the capital.

According to National Rail: "As a result, Elizabeth line trains may be cancelled or delayed by up to 15 minutes. Disruption is expected until 11am."

National Rail advises passengers to use its journey planner.

It adds: "You may be entitled to compensation if you experience a delay in completing your journey today. Please keep your train ticket and make a note of your journey, as both will be required to support any claim."

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Transport for London (TfL) reports severe delays on the Central line between Leytonstone and White City, westbound only, due to a faulty train at Liverpool Street.

Earlier disruption on the District Line - with severe delays between Earl's Court and Ealing Broadway/Richmond due to an earlier signal failure at Turnham Green - has since cleared.

London Buses, London Overground and South Western Railway are accepting tickets and there is a good service on the rest of the line.

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