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Traffic lights continuously going to red after a couple of minutes

Reported via mobile in the General Fault category anonymously at 19:10, Saturday 21 January 2023

Sent to TfL less than a minute later. TfL ref: FMS4157425.

The pedestrian crossing lights on West End Road are continuously going to red after a few minutes without anyone being near the lights. This is causing major traffic in the area. This was previously reported twice last year and was rectified by tfl.

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  • Is there any update about this issue. This is causing major traffic and disruption on the road. Also, we have had incidents of road rage occurring as some drivers are stopping at the red light and others are not. This could cause a potential accident.

    Posted anonymously at 10:44, Sunday 22 January 2023

  • Problem with the Pelicon lights needlessly going to Red and causing big traffic tail backs. The pedestrian button appears to be stuck in the on position constantly requesting the traffic to stop.

    Posted anonymously at 13:45, Sunday 22 January 2023

  • 3pm Sunday 22nd January. The pedestrian lights are still going from Amber to red continuously. This is causing MAJOR problems on west end road and the local area!!!

    Posted anonymously at 14:35, Sunday 22 January 2023

  • Any update on this, please. This is causing major disruption and unnecessary traffic. This needs to be resolved before tomorrow morning when the kids go back to school or this will cause major traffic in the local area.

    Posted anonymously at 14:54, Sunday 22 January 2023

  • 17:10, Sunday 22nd January. Any update on this please. The issue with the lights is causing major problems on West End Road and the surrounding roads also. Traffic is building up in the local area and this needs resolving before the kids return to school tomorrow.

    Posted anonymously at 17:13, Sunday 22 January 2023

  • Please provide an update regarding this issue. The issue with the lights is causing major traffic disruption in the local area. There has been a couple of occasions today when instances of road rage have occurred and potential accidents have nearly happened as some drivers are refusing to stop and are overtaking other cars at the lights.

    Posted anonymously at 21:32, Sunday 22 January 2023

  • Thank you for taking the time to report this to us. It is much appreciated. This has now been investigated and we can confirm that there is a non-urgent fault at these traffic lights. We have therefore referred it to our contractors, and you should see an improvement within 28 days. If you need anything else, or have any questions, please contact our customer services team on 0343 222 1234

    Please also be aware that, all Action Scheduled reports are automatically closed after 28 days. However, the fault will be fixed within this timescale, which may be sooner, or in a few cases take a little longer.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by TfL at 10:02, Monday 23 January 2023

  • 28 days is too long to fix this issue. There is a major safety issue as drivers are now ignoring the faulty red lights even when pedestrians are crossing. Someone nearly got run over this morning.

    I urge you to either turn the lights off ASAP or treat this an urgent issue before someone gets run over.

    Also, the lights are causing long delays at the polish air memorial roundabout, which is a major intersection to the A40 and causing additional delays on the A40 during rush hour. It is also causing long delays at station approach and the Victoria road junction leading into station approach.

    Posted anonymously at 11:01, Monday 23 January 2023

  • Totally agree with the above update. We need the lights to be switched off this will cause an accident and is causing major disruption in the area

    Posted anonymously at 11:43, Monday 23 January 2023

  • This is now urgent. We have near misses with cars refusing to stop at the traffic lights and nearly hitting pedestrians. Please turn off these lights ASAP or this could lead to someone being hurt. If the lights cannot be repaired today they at least need to be covered so they can be ignored.

    Posted anonymously at 12:08, Monday 23 January 2023

  • Needs sorting ASAP.

    Posted anonymously at 12:26, Monday 23 January 2023

  • Please kindly review and resolve the issue if pedestrian lights continually turning red. I see it was reported already but no actions taken! Causing considerable traffic build up!! Thanks.

    Posted anonymously at 18:12, Monday 23 January 2023

  • This man parks his lorry van every day. It is a double yellow line restrictions are no parking.

    Posted anonymously at 09:38, Saturday 11 February 2023

  • The action scheduled for your report should now have been completed as detailed in your previous response. On some occasions it does take a little longer than scheduled. If you have any further queries on this, please either create a new report or contact our Customer Contact Centre on 0343 222 1234

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by TfL at 05:32, Tuesday 21 February 2023

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