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The London Marathon takes place on closed roads in central London on Sunday 23 April 2017. If you’re travelling in London on the day, here’s how your journey may be affected.

If you’re travelling in central London on Sunday 23 April 2017, the main transport changes are:

Roads will be closed across south east and central London between 06:00-19:00
Buses in central London and Greenwich will terminate early or be diverted from 06:30 to 19:30
DLR will run a changed service until 17:00
Tube and rail will be the best way to get around and enjoy the day, but the Jubilee, Circle and District lines will be busier than usual with spectators and participants

Driving
Roads closures and extra traffic will make central, south east and east London busier between 06:00 to 19:00 – if you can, avoid driving in central London during this time.

Saturday 22 April 22:00 to 00:00
Westminster Bridge

Monday 24 April 20:00-06:00
Kidbrooke Park Road
Shooters Hill Road/Farjoen Road
Shooters Hill Road/Goffers Road
Prince Charles Road

Tuesday 25 April 22:00-05:00
Tooley Street
Tower Bridge Road

Marathon day road closures
03:00 until around 15:00

South Circular Road (junction of Ha Ha Road)

06:30 to early hours Monday:
Birdcage Walk (westbound)

07:00 until around 14:00:
Artillery Place
Brunel Road
Charlton Park Lane
Charlton Way
Creek Road
Evelyn Street
Jamaica Road
John Wilson Street
Little Heath
Lower Road
Salter Road
Shooters Hill Road
Surrey Quays Road
Trafalgar Road
Woolwich Church Street
Woolwich Road

06:30 until around 19:00:
Byward Street
Commercial Road
East India Dock Tunnel
Limehouse Link Tunnel
Lower Thames Street
Marsh Wall
Narrow Street
North Colonnade
Parliament Square and approaches
Poplar High Street
Rotherhithe Tunnel
Southwark Bridge
The Highway
Tower Bridge
Tower Hill
Upper Thames Street
Victoria Embankment
Westferry Road
Westminster Bridge (reopens around 20:30)

21:00 until around 05:00
Abingdon Street
Victoria Street

Buses
Between 06:30 to 19:30, buses near the Marathon route will either be diverted or terminate early – please allow more time for your journey, plan ahead, or find alternative routes.

This affects the following routes:

1, 3, 11, 12, 15, 24, 25, 29, 42, 47, 51, 53, 54, 78, 87, 88, 89, 91, 96, 99, 100, 108, 115, 122, 129, 132, 135, 148, 159, 161, 177, 178, 180, 188, 199, 202, 211, 225, 244, 277, 286, 291, 341, 343, 344, 380, 381, 386, 422, 453, 469, 472, 486, C10, D3, D6, D7, D8, P12, RV1

Tube
On Sunday 23 April. The following Tube stations are likely to be busier than usual:

Blackfriars
Canada Water
Canary Wharf
Charing Cross
Embankment
Green Park
London Bridge
Mansion House
St James’s Park
Tower Hill/Tower Gateway
Temple
Westminster

If you can, allow more time for your journey or re-route to avoid these stations.


22/04/2017 |

Weekend Travel Update for London Underground, Train, Bus and Road Users

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This weekly London travel update will help you get around London this weekend, 18-19 March. With only one London Underground line affected by planned works, most of the network will be open with services running as normal. Please check if any of the following affect you:

London Underground:

Northern line

There will be no service between Archway and High Barnet/Mill Hill East from approximately 01:25 on Saturday and all day on Sunday. This is to allow for track improvement work at Highgate and High Barnet.

London Overground:

All weekend there will be no service between Romford and Upminster, due to Crossrail construction work and Network Rail infrastructure work.

On Sunday there will be no service between the following stations:
• Camden Road and Stratford due to bridge replacement work at Highbury Corner and Network Rail station work at Hackney Wick
• Wandsworth Road and Clapham Junction until 11:45, due to Network Rail track work

DLR:

There will be no service between Bow Church and Stratford all weekend. This is for Crossrail construction work at Pudding Mill Lane.

TfL Rail:

All weekend, trains will not run on the entire line. This is while Network Rail carry out track and station improvements as part of their Railway Upgrade Plan, as well as Crossrail construction work.

There is no service between Brentwood and Shenfield until late May. This is while Network Rail carry out major work at Shenfield to upgrade tracks, signalling and overhead lines.

Emirates Air Line

The Emirates Air Line is closed for planned maintenance work. It will reopen on Monday.

Buses:

Bus users may be affected by the following this weekend. While we will try to maintain a good service, buses may be delayed or stop short of their normal destination:

Tulse Hill – From 22:00 on Friday until 05:00 on Monday, and for the following two consecutive weekends, there will be lane closures and temporary traffic lights will be in place on Thurlow Park Road between St Faith’s Road and Birkbeck Hill. This is for Network Rail bridge work.

London Bridge – From 01:00 on Saturday until 05:00 on Monday, Tooley Street and Duke Street Hill will be closed in both directions between Borough High Street and Bermondsey Street. This is for road works. From 05:00 on Monday, the closure of Tooley Street will revert back to eastbound only.

Victoria – From 08:00 until 20:00 on Saturday, and between the same times on Sunday, Victoria Street will be closed in both directions between Bressenden Place and Palace Street. This is for pedestrian crossing works.

Central London – From 11:30 until 17:00 on Saturday, roads in the area will be busier than usual and may be subject to closures, including Regent Street, Oxford Street, Piccadilly Circus, Haymarket, Cockspur Street, Trafalgar Square, Whitehall and Parliament Square. This is for a march.

Central London – From 06:00 until 16:00 on Sunday, various roads will be closed for a parade.

Roads:
Road users may be affected by the following this weekend:

Tulse Hill – From 22:00 on Friday until 05:00 on Monday, and for the following two consecutive weekends, there will be lane closures and temporary traffic lights will be in place on A205 Thurlow Park Road (South Circular) between St Faith’s Road and Birkbeck Hill. This is for Network Rail bridge work.

London Bridge – From 01:00 on Saturday until 05:00 on Monday, Tooley Street and Duke Street Hill will be closed in both directions between Borough High Street and Bermondsey Street. This is for road works. From 05:00 on Monday, the closure of Tooley Street will revert back to eastbound only.

Victoria – From 08:00 until 20:00 on Saturday, and between the same times on Sunday, Victoria Street will be closed in both directions between Bressenden Place and Palace Street. This is for pedestrian crossing works.

Central London – From 11:30 until 17:00 on Saturday, roads in the area will be busier than usual and may be subject to closures, including Regent Street, Oxford Street, Piccadilly Circus, Haymarket, Cockspur Street, Trafalgar Square, Whitehall and Parliament Square. This is for a march.

Central London – From 06:00 until 16:00 on Sunday, various roads will be closed for a parade.

Santander Cycles

The following docking stations will be out of service this weekend:
• Grosvenor Crescent, for utility works
• Kingsway, for repair works
• South Quay West, Bourne Street, Cardinal Place and Foley Street, for building works
• Westfield Eastern Access Road, for site redevelopment
• Rodney Street, Tallis Street and West Smithfield Rotunda, for works
• Wellington Street, for site extension

For the latest update on docking station availability, please click here

TfL is sorry for any disruption that works this weekend may cause you.


17/03/2017 |
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