Parliament shooting is my journey home affected

first_imgThe Met is urging people to remain calm, be alert and vigilant.Have the buses been affected?All buses are being diverted away from Westminster, TfL said, with bus tickets accepted on London Underground services. 1/3 We can confirm that the London Eye is temporarily holding our guests on board following the incident on Westminster Bridge— The London Eye (@TheLondonEye) March 22, 2017 There is no other interconnecting line at the station and all other London Underground lines are running subject to usual disruptions. A suspected terror attack in Westminster today is causing travel disruption in central London and could impact the commute home of thousands of workers.Are trains disrupted?Westminster Station is closed “due to a police investigation”, the District Line said on Twitter. “Trains are running but not stopping at Westminster.” Buses in Central London are diverted with delays due to a Police incident at Westminster Bridge. Bus tickets are accepted on LU services.— TfL Bus Alerts (@TfLBusAlerts) March 22, 2017 Due to a police incident, the Abbey will be closed for visiting for the rest of today.— Westminster Abbey (@wabbey) March 22, 2017 What about the roads?The Met is urging people to avoid Westminster and the Houses of Parliament, where the attack took place. Westminster Station is closed due to a Police investigation— District line (@districtline) March 22, 2017 Road closures in place so emergency services can deal with incident in #Westminster – visit our website for info— Metropolitan Police (@metpoliceuk) March 22, 2017 “Avoid Parliament Sq, Whitehall, Westminster and Lambeth Bridge, Victoria Street up to junction with Broadway & Victoria Embankment/tube,” the force said. Embankment tube station is open. Transport for London (Tfl) said that all approaches towards Parliament were closed and that there was heavy traffic in the area. What about river services?The Port of London Authority says the river is shut between Vauxhall Bridge and the Embankment.Are any attractions impacted?The London Eye, not far from the Houses of Parliament across the Thames, held guests in the attraction for a short while as the initial police operation took place. The Met said it was deploying additional police officers across the capital this afternoon. For the latest information, see the Met’s website or follow @MetPoliceUK on Twitter. Westminster Abbey has closed and will remain so for the rest of the day. Waterloo, the nearest major station, as well as Victoria and London Bridge, are operating as usual. All approaches are CLOSED twds Parliament Sq, due to a police incident. @metpoliceuk @Ldn_Ambulance on scene. Traffic is heavy in the area.— TfL Traffic News (@TfLTrafficNews) March 22, 2017last_img read more