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Traffic light stuck on red for over 5 minutes

Reported in the Stuck on red category anonymously at 16:38, Tuesday 21 January 2020

Sent to TfL 3 minutes later. TfL ref: FMS1953142.

Comments: Hey, I was hoping to confirm if a red traffic light had a fault around 13:30 today. I was sat at the lights for about 6 minutes with no traffic in any other direction and traffic building behind me. Everyone was beeping behind to suggest it was broken so I decided to go through the red light. I cycle past this junction daily on my commute and the longest I ever wait is 90 seconds which is why I found the situation odd and felt pressured from behind to move forward. I hope there was a fault as I’m always cautious driving through London.

I hope you can help and clarify this for me,

Direction of Travel: Left toward Blackfriars bridge

Date of Travel: 15/01/2020

Time of Travel: 13:30 Location: 145 Queen Victoria St, London EC4V 4AA, UK

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  • Your report has been investigated and we were not able to find any defects or issues at this location. This could be because the issue has already been resolved. However if the issue remains, please can you either resubmit your report with some more information and a photo or you can contact our customer services team on 0343 222 1234 or by using this web form https://tfl.gov.uk/ help-and-contact/ contact-us-about-streets-and-other-road-issues

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    Posted by TfL at 17:51, Tuesday 21 January 2020

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