This evening’s travel news:
London Bridge (platforms 1-6) are exit-only 6pm-10pm today. You cannot go there to catch a train.
For trains to the south-east, use Cannon Street, Charing Cross or London Victoria instead.
Today is expected to be the busiest day on the DLR during the Games, especially after 5.30pm when people start leaving Greenwich.
But in a good omen, anticipated travel problems this morning failed to materialise:
London Bridge is expecting its busiest day of the Games today as 50,000 journalists descend hoping to report on transport chaos
— Rob Watkins (@robwatkins) July 30, 2012
Amusing scenes at London Bridge. Press and film crews expecting to capture chaos. Nothing. #london2012
— Adam Lilley (@adamski1974) July 30, 2012
— louise(@louisemtait) July 30, 2012
And for tomorrow, Tuesday:
Olympic Football starts at Wembley at 7.45pm, so the Metropolitan and Jubilee lines will be busy in the early evening.
The Jubilee line is expected to be especially busy all day.
From around the web:
Here’s the fake 007 and HRH preparing for their skydive above the Opening Ceremony on Friday night:
And if you wondered what it was like performing in the ceremony, here’s a cool performer’s-eye view:
Team GB medals so far: One silver, one gold.
Want to avoid the rush hour crush? Don’t go home. Go to: Velvet Tongue at Bar Kick in Shoreditch.
Tonight from 7pm, as part of Shoreditch Fringe, Velvet Tongue literary erotic soirée is back for a night of Olympic naughtiness. Expect sexy performances from Stav B and Mmmmm, erotic art by Sina and his ‘Olympian man-gods of the Homoverse’, open mic slots and lotssss of nudity. A much better way to get better acquainted with your fellow Londoners than having your nose in someone’s armpit on the tube. And it’s only £3.
For info, see velvettongueuk.blogspot.co.uk.