Weekend travel information for 22 June 2018

Here is our weekly travel update to help you get around London this weekend, 23 and 24 June, and also the following week.

Most of the network will be open with services running as normal, so you’ll be able to get wherever you need to go, but to ensure your journey goes smoothly please check if any of the following affect you.

London Underground

Circle line
From Saturday 23 to Sunday 24 June, there will be no service between Paddington and Hammersmith. This is due to Line Modernisation work.

Hammersmith & City line
From Saturday 23 to Sunday 24 June, there will be no service between Paddington and Hammersmith. This is due to Line Modernisation work.

London Overground
After 22:30 tonight, Thursday 21 June, there will be no service between Hackney Downs and Chingford. This is due to Network Rail track work.

On Sunday 24 June, the
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Weekend travel information for 15 June 2018

Here is our weekly travel update to help you get around London this weekend, 16 and 17 June, and also the following week.

Most of the network will be open with services running as normal, so you’ll be able to get wherever you need to go, but to ensure your journey goes smoothly please check if any of the following affect you.

London Underground

Central line
From 05:00 on Saturday 16 until 05:00 on Sunday 17 June, trains will not stop at Bank station. This is due to platform engineering work.

District line
On Sunday 17 June, there will be no service between Turnham Green and Richmond. This is due to Network Rail track work.

London Overground
On Sunday 17 June, there will be no service between:
• Willesden Junction and Richmond, due to Network Rail track work
• Hackney Downs and Chingford until 08:00, due to Network Rail t
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SA plans to ease visa admin for holders of valid US, UK or Canadian visas

When it comes to making it easier for key markets to visit South Africa as well as concluding key travel business deals, the “proof is in the doing”, says Minister of Tourism Derek Hanekom.

Speaking to Traveller24 over the weekend after Indaba 2018 took place in Durban, Hanekom says he remains positive about tourism’s potential.

“Indaba was really excellent, having spent four days there and meeting with eight African ministers and one deputy, it was packed with a good turnout.”
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Weekend travel information for 11 May 2018

Here is our weekly travel update to help you get around London this weekend, 12 -13 May, and also the following week. Most of the network will be open with services running as normal, but please check if any of the following affect you.

London Underground
On Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 May, there will be:

Circle line
No service between Baker Street and Hammersmith/High Street Kensington, due to line modernisation

District line
No service between Edgware Road and High Street Kensington, due to line modernisation

There will also be no service on Saturday and Sunday before 09:00 and after 21:00 between Earl’s Court and Kensington (Olympia), due to line modernisation and track replacement

Hammersmith & City line
No service between Baker Street and Hammersmith, due to line modernisation

London Overground
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South African thespian, Pieter-Dirk Uys performs in London this May and June

Since 1985 satirist Pieter-Dirk Uys has performed in London (mainly at the Tricycle Theatre, sometimes at the old Donmar Warehouse and now at the Soho Theatre) around twenty times with his one-man shows; sometimes with his plays.

It’s a city that knows him well and he returns to London in June, this time without his usual armour of false eyelashes, extreme characters and their sketches which helped to deflect the poison arrows of government censorship and political correctness throughout the years of apartheid and even now in the present kleptocracy of the Rainbow Nation.
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A re-invented, revived version of SA’s best-loved shoe is now available in the UK and Europe

South Africans abroad – this good news is for you! – Actually, it’s good news for anybody who wants to own a pair of SA’s most loved and well-known shoes – the humble (and highly sought after) VELDSKOEN™ are now available online.
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Weekend travel information for 5 May 2018

Here is our weekly travel update to help you get around London this bank holiday weekend, 5 – 7 May, and also the following week. Most of the network will be open with services running as normal, but please check if any of the following affect you.

London Underground
On Sunday 6 May, due to Network Rail track works, there will be no service between Stonebridge Park and Harrow & Wealdstone

From Saturday 5 until Monday 7 May, due to line modernisation, there will be:

Circle line
No service on the entire line

District line
No service between Tower Hill and West Ham

Hammersmith & City line
No service between King’s Cross St. Pancras and Barking

Metropolitan line
No service between King’s Cross St. Pancras and Aldgate

London Overground
Today, Thursday 3 May,
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SA rugbyspeler vir hoë Engelse toekening benoem

ʼn Speler wat vir Suid-Afrika se naasbestes uitgedraf het, voor hy sy rugbyheil in Engeland gaan soek het, is vir ʼn hoë Engelse toekenning benoem.

Ruan Ackermann (22), die seun van die Springbok Johann Ackermann, is een van vyf spelers op die lys waaruit die toekenning vir die Premierliga se vonds van die jaar gedoen sal word.

Hy speel vir die klub Gloucester, wat deur sy pa afgerig word.

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Weekend travel information for 20 April 2018

Here is our weekly travel update to help you get around London this weekend, 21-22 April, and also the following week. Most of the network will be open with services running as normal, but please check if any of the following affect you.

Strike action is taking place on the DLR from 04:00 on Friday 20 April, until 03:59 on Tuesday 24 April. The strike has been called over a dispute with KeolisAmey Docklands who operate the DLR on behalf of TfL.

We aim to offer a limited service over the four days, which coincide with the London Marathon on Sunday 22 April. For up to date information on what services may operate.

London Overground
* On Sunday 22 April, there is no service between:
* Euston and Kilburn High Road until 12:15 and after 20:30, due to Network Rail track work and Network Rail work at Euston to enable High Speed Two (HS2)
* Surrey Quays and New Cross after 20:45, due to Crossrail construction wor
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Are you eligible for a British passport?

Fast facts about British nationality for South Africans – You could be eligible for British passport if you were:

Born to a parent (father or mother) who was born in the UK before 1983.
Born before 1983 to a parent who was born after 1949 – as long as that parent was a British citizen, or
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