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Traffic light stuck on red

Reported via mobile in the Stuck on red category anonymously at 21:17, Thursday 16 June 2022

Sent to TfL less than a minute later. TfL ref: FMS3602750.

Driving down Belmont road as it approaches the crossroads to west green road N15, I saw many cars either doing 3 point turns or going through red lights. I waited patiently for quite a few minutes in a queue of traffic and the lights stayed on red. The lights still didn’t change and I ended up being the 1st car in the queue and so I thought about doing a 3 point turn as I knew the lights never take anywhere near this long but as I ended up being the first car in the queue as everyone else went through the red light I knew it wasn’t safe to do a 3 point turn there as someone could be coming round the corner and could hit into my car. I very slowly crept forward and sat on the pedestrian crossing. Seconds later the lights changed to green. This happened on the 16th June 2022 at around 8:40pm. The car I was driving is a black Vauxhall corsa with registration DY21 ZMX and I think I ended up waiting there for around 4-5 mins. Thank you

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  • Thank you for taking the time to report this to us. It is much appreciated. Your report has been investigated and we can confirm that there is a fault with these traffic lights. We have therefore referred this to our contractors and as it is classed as an emergency it will be fixed or made safe within 24 hours. Should you need anything else or have any questions please contact customer services on 0343 222 1234

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by TfL at 21:25, Thursday 16 June 2022

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