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Your Transport updates for the Weekend – Travel safe !!

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London Underground

Central line
Chancery Lane will be closed all weekend and on Bank Holiday Monday. This is while we carry out improvement works in the station concourses.

District line
All weekend, and on Bank Holiday Monday, there will be no service between Parsons Green and Wimbledon. This is while we replace a set of points.

London Overground
On Saturday trains will not run between Willesden Junction and Shepherd’s Bush due to Network Rail infrastructure work.

On Sunday there will be no service between Highbury & Islington and Stratford due to Network Rail station work at Hackney Wick.

On Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday, trains will not run between the following stations:
• Willesden Junction and Clapham Junction due to Earls Court development work and Network Rail infrastructure work
• Edmonton Green and Cheshunt due to Network Rail infrastructure work
• Romford and Upminster due to Crossrail construction work and Network Rail infrastructure work

On Monday there will be no service between Camden Road and Stratford due to bridge replacement work at Highbury Corner and Network Rail station work at Hackney Wick.

DLR
All weekend, and on Bank Holiday Monday, there will be no service between Stratford and Bow Church, due to Crossrail work at Pudding Mill Lane.

TfL Rail
On Saturday there will be no service from Liverpool Street to Stratford. The closure will be extended to the entire line on Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday. This is while Network Rail carry out track and station improvements as part of their Railway Upgrade Plan, as well as Crossrail construction work.

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:

Chelsea – From 08:00 until 20:00 today, Thursday and tomorrow, Friday, and 08:00 until 17:30 on Saturday, roads in the Chelsea Embankment area will be busier than usual. This is for an event.

Croydon – From 22:00 tonight, Thursday, until 05:00 tomorrow, Friday, Purley Way will be closed southbound between Denning Avenue and Foxley Way, with no access to Waddon Way. On Friday/Saturday, Monday/Tuesday and Tuesday/Wednesday, the road will be closed northbound between the same times, with no access to Imperial Way. This is for resurfacing works.

Twickenham – From midday until 19:00 on Saturday and 12:30 until 19:30 on Sunday, roads in the area will be busier than usual, including A316 Chertsey Road, all roads leading to Twickenham station, and around the stadium. This is for sporting events. London Road, Whitton Road and Rugby Road will be closed before and after the events.

Wembley – From 14:30 until 22:00 on Saturday, and midday until 19:00 on Sunday and Monday, roads around the stadium will be busier than usual, including A406, Harrow Road and Wembley High Road. This is due to sporting events.

Central London – From 08:00 until 14:00 on Monday, extensive road closures will be in place in Westminster and the City of London. This is for a sporting event.

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

City of London – Until November next year, vehicles are not permitted to use Bank Junction between 07:00 and 19:00 on weekdays. Buses and cyclists are not affected.

Chelsea – From 08:00 until 20:00 today, Thursday and tomorrow, Friday, and 08:00 until 17:30 on Saturday, roads in the Chelsea Embankment area will be busier than usual. This is for an event.

Croydon – From 22:00 tonight, Thursday, until 05:00 tomorrow, Friday, Purley Way will be closed southbound between Denning Avenue and Foxley Way, with no access to Waddon Way. On Friday/Saturday, Monday/Tuesday and Tuesday/Wednesday, the road will be closed northbound between the same times, with no access to Imperial Way. This is for resurfacing works.

Twickenham – From midday until 19:00 on Saturday and 12:30 until 19:30 on Sunday, roads in the area will be busier than usual, including A316 Chertsey Road, all roads leading to Twickenham station, and around the stadium. This is for sporting events. London Road, Whitton Road and Rugby Road will be closed before and after the events.

Wembley – From 14:30 until 22:00 on Saturday, and midday until 19:00 on Sunday and Monday, roads around the stadium will be busier than usual, including A406, Harrow Road and Wembley High Road. This is due to sporting events.

Central London – From 08:00 until 14:00 on Monday, extensive road closures will be in place in Westminster and the City of London. This is for a sporting event.

Santander Cycles
The following docking stations will be out of service this weekend:
Rochester Row and Vincent Square, for resurfacing works
South Quay West, Foley Street, Clifford Street, Cardinal Place and Bourne Street, for building works
Westfield Eastern Access Road, for site redevelopment
Rodney Street, for works
Emperor’s Gate, for footway reconstruction


26/05/2017 |

Transport for London

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London Underground

Central line
Chancery Lane will be closed all weekend. This is while we carry out improvement works in the ticket hall.

London Overground
On Sunday there will be no service between the following stations:
Euston and Kilburn High Road until 12:15 and after 20:30, due to Network Rail track work and work at Euston to enable High Speed Two (HS2)
Camden Road and Stratford due to bridge replacement work at Highbury Corner and Network Rail station work at Hackney Wick

DLR
There will be no service between Stratford and Poplar, due to track and Crossrail work at Pudding Mill Lane.

TfL Rail
On Saturday trains will not run between Liverpool Street and Stratford. This is while Network Rail carry out track and station improvements as part of their Railway Upgrade Plan, as well as Crossrail construction work.

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:

Lewisham – Until Thursday 25 May, a contraflow is in place on Lewisham High Street, near the junction of Lee Road. This is for emergency gas works.

Twickenham – From 09:00 until 20:30 on Saturday and Sunday, roads in the area will be busier than usual, including A316 Chertsey Road, all roads leading to Twickenham station, and around the stadium. This is for events. London Road, Whitton Road and Rugby Road will be closed at times on both days.

Wembley – From midday until 19:00 on Saturday, and 10:00 until 20:30 on Sunday, roads around the stadium will be busier than usual, including A406, Harrow Road and Wembley High Road. This is due to sporting events.

Chelsea – From 08:00 until 20:00 from Tuesday-Friday, and 08:00 until 17:30 on Saturday, roads in the Chelsea Embankment area will be busier than usual. This is for an event.

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

Lewisham – Until Thursday 25 May, a contraflow is in place on Lewisham High Street, near the junction of Lee Road. This is for emergency gas works.

Twickenham – From 09:00 until 20:30 on Saturday and Sunday, roads in the area will be busier than usual, including A316 Chertsey Road, all roads leading to Twickenham station, and around the stadium. This is for events. London Road, Whitton Road and Rugby Road will be closed at times on both days.

Wembley – From midday until 19:00 on Saturday, and 10:00 until 20:30 on Sunday, roads around the stadium will be busier than usual, including A406, Harrow Road and Wembley High Road. This is due to sporting events.

City of London – From Monday until November next year, vehicles will not be able to use Bank Junction between 07:00 and 19:00 on weekdays. Buses and cyclists are not affected.

Chelsea – From 08:00 until 20:00 from Tuesday-Friday, and 08:00 until 17:30 on Saturday, roads in the Chelsea Embankment area will be busier than usual. This is for an event

Santander Cycles
The following docking stations will be out of service this weekend:
* South Quay West, Foley Street, Bourne Street, Cardinal Place for building works
* Westfield Eastern Access Road, for site redevelopment
* Rodney Street and Clifford Street, for works
* Emperor’s Gate, for footway reconstruction
* Southerton Road, for resurfacing
* Here East South (QEOP), for utility works


20/05/2017 |

Weekend travel information just for you – have a safe journey

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Here is our weekly travel update to help you get around London this weekend, 13-14 May. One London Underground line is affected by planned works, and 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

Trains will not run between Tooting Broadway and Morden after approximately 02:00 on Sunday. This is to allow us to carry out points improvement work at Morden.

London Overground

Tonight, Thursday, there will be no service between the following stations, due to Network Rail track work:
• Sydenham and West Croydon after 22:30
• Hackney Downs and Enfield Town/Cheshunt (via Seven Sisters) after 22:45

On Sunday, there will be no service between Camden Road and Stratford due to bridge replacement work at Highbury Corner and Network Rail station work at Hackney Wick.

London Trams

Trams will not run between Addiscombe and Birkbeck/Elmers End, due to work taking place on Blackhorse Lane bridge.

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:

Westminster – Until Sunday, there is no left turn from Parliament Square into Parliament Street. Various other restrictions are in place around Parliament Square and its approaches until August. This is due to utility works. For more information, please visit tfl.gov.uk/parliament-square-works

East London – From 08:00 on Saturday until 15:00 on Sunday, temporary traffic lights are in operation on Burdett Road at the junction of St Paul’s Way. This is for telecoms works.

Dartford Tunnel – From 21:00 on Saturday until 08:00 on Sunday, the tunnel will be closed northbound. This is for upgrade works.

Central London – From 08:00 until 14:00 on Sunday, Kingsway will be closed southbound at the junction of Remnant Street. This is for tree removal.

Bayswater – From 08:00 on Monday until 23 May, Bayswater Road will be closed between Lancaster Terrace and Clarendon Place. For more information, please visit tfl.gov.uk/eastwest

Roads

Road users may be affected by the following this weekend:

Westminster – Until Sunday, there is no left turn from Parliament Square into Parliament Street. Various other restrictions are in place around Parliament Square and its approaches until August. This is due to utility works. For more information, please visit tfl.gov.uk/parliament-square-works

East London – From 08:00 on Saturday until 15:00 on Sunday, temporary traffic lights are in operation on Burdett Road at the junction of St Paul’s Way. This is for telecoms works.

Dartford Tunnel – From 21:00 on Saturday until 08:00 on Sunday, the tunnel will be closed northbound. This is for upgrade works.

Central London – From 08:00 until 14:00 on Sunday, Kingsway will be closed southbound at the junction of Remnant Street. This is for tree removal.

Bayswater – From 08:00 on Monday until 23 May, Bayswater Road will be closed between Lancaster Terrace and Clarendon Place. For more information, please visit tfl.gov.uk/eastwest

Santander Cycles

The following docking stations will be out of service this weekend:
• South Quay West, Foley Street, Bourne Street, Cardinal Place for building works
• Westfield Eastern Access Road, for site redevelopment
• Rodney Street and Clifford Street, for works
• Wellington Street, for site extension
• Emperor’s Gate, for footway reconstruction
• Frampton Street and Southerton Road, for resurfacing
• Eccleston Place, Here East South (QEOP), Wardour Street, Sloane Avenue and Drayton Gardens, for utility works


13/05/2017 |

Your weekend travel news for 5-6 May 2017

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Travel update to help you get around London this weekend, 6-7 May. No London Underground lines are affected by planned works, and most of the network will be open with services running as normal. Please check if any of the following affect you.

London Overground
All weekend there will be no service between Willesden Junction and Shepherd’s Bush, due to Network Rail infrastructure work.

On Sunday there will be no service between the following stations:
• New Cross Gate and Crystal Palace/West Croydon, for Network Rail track work
• Gospel Oak and Barking, for Network Rail essential engineering work

From Monday to Thursday next week, there will be no service between the following stations, due to Network Rail track work:
• Sydenham and West Croydon after 22:30
• Hackney Downs and Enfield Town/Cheshunt (via Seven Sisters) after 22:45

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:

Westminster – Until mid-June, Addington Street is reduced to one lane between Westminster Bridge Road and York Road. This is for major scheme works.

West London – Until mid-July, there are restrictions on Fulham Road in both directions at the junction of Netherton Grove. Temporary traffic signals are in place. This is for gas works.

Westminster – Until early August, there are various restrictions in place around Parliament Square and its approaches. This is due to utility works.

City of London – From 19:00 tomorrow, Friday, until 17:00 on Sunday, Poultry will be closed westbound between Mansion House Street and Queen Street. This is for a crane operation.

Lambeth – From 09:00 on Tuesday until 17:00 on Thursday, there will be eastbound lane restrictions in place on Lambeth Road at the junction of Kennington Road. This is for utility works.

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

Westminster – Until mid-June, Addington Street is reduced to one lane between Westminster Bridge Road and York Road. This is for major scheme works.

West London – Until mid-July, there are restrictions on Fulham Road in both directions at the junction of Netherton Grove. Temporary traffic signals are in place. This is for gas works.

Westminster – Until early August, there are various restrictions in place around Parliament Square and its approaches. This is due to utility works. For more information, please visit tfl.gov.uk/parliament-square-works

City of London – From 19:00 tomorrow, Friday, until 17:00 on Sunday, Poultry will be closed westbound between Mansion House Street and Queen Street. This is for a crane operation.

Lambeth – From 09:00 on Tuesday until 17:00 on Thursday, there will be eastbound lane restrictions in place on Lambeth Road at the junction of Kennington Road. This is for utility works.

Santander Cycles
The following docking stations will be out of service this weekend:
• South Quay West, Foley Street, Bourne Street, Cardinal Place for building works
• Westfield Eastern Access Road, for site redevelopment
• Rodney Street and Clifford Street, for works
• Wellington Street, for site extension
• Emperor’s Gate, for footway reconstruction
• Crosswall, Frampton Street and Southerton Road, for resurfacing
• Eccleston Place, Crawford Street, Wardour Street and Drayton Gardens, for utility works


05/05/2017 |

Weekend travel information for London

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Northern line
All weekend and on Monday there will be no service between Hampstead and Edgware, while we replace track at Colindale. From approximately 01:15 until 06:00 on Saturday and 01:15 until 07:40 on Sunday, there will be no service between Camden Town and Edgware.

London Overground
Tonight, Thursday, there will be no service between Hackney Downs and Chingford after 22:30. This is for Network Rail track work.

All weekend, and on Monday, there will be no service between the following stations:
• Willesden Junction and Shepherd’s Bush, due to Network Rail infrastructure work
• Romford and Upminster, due to Crossrail construction work and Network Rail infrastructure work

On Sunday and Monday, there will be no service between Camden Road and Stratford, due to bridge replacement work at Highbury Corner and Network Rail station work at Hackney Wick.

On Sunday there will be no service between Surrey Quays and Clapham Junction due to Network Rail infrastructure work and Thameslink programme work.

DLR
All weekend and on Monday, there will be no service between:
Stratford and Bow Church, due to Crossrail work at Pudding Mill Lane
Bank and Shadwell, due to lighting and power upgrade work at Bank

TfL Rail
All weekend and on Monday 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.

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:

Westminster – Until early August, there are various restrictions in place around Parliament Square and its approaches. This is due to utility works.

Romford – From 21:00 on Friday until 06:00 on Tuesday, A127 will be closed in both directions between Gallows Corner and the junction of Ardleigh Green Road and Squirrels Heath Road. This is for bridge replacement work.

Twickenham – From 10:30 until 19:00 on Saturday, roads in the area will be busier than usual, including A316 Chertsey Road, all roads leading to Twickenham station, and around the stadium. This is for an event. London Road, Whitton Road and Rugby Road will be closed before and after the event.

Wembley – From 15:30 on Saturday until 02:00 on Sunday, roads around the stadium will be busier than usual, including A406, Harrow Road and Wembley High Road. This is due to a sporting event.

Hackney – From 07:00 until 15:00 on Sunday, there will be extensive road closures in the area. This is for an event.

Please be safe where ever you are travelling to….


28/04/2017 |

London Marathon

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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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