Here is our weekly travel update to help you get around London this weekend, 27 and 28 April, and 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 please check if any of the following affect you.
On Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 April, there will be no service on the entire line. This is due to line modernisation work. Use alternative Tube and local bus routes.
On Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 April, there will be no service between Edgware Road and High Street Kensington. This is due to line modernisation work. Use alternative Tube and local bus routes.
On Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 April, there will be no service between Aldgate and Wembley Park. This is due to line modernisation work. Use alternative Tube and local bus routes.
Hammersmith & City line
On Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 April, there will be no service between Moorgate and Hammersmith. This is due to line modernisation work. Use alternative Tube and local bus routes.
Until further notice (except during planned line closures) there will be a reduced service every day between Gospel Oak and Barking. This is due to a lack of available trains. Trains will run about every 30 minutes. Supplementary buses will also run.
Tonight, Thursday 25 April, there will be no service between Hackney Downs and Enfield Town / Cheshunt (via Seven Sisters) after 22:45. This is due to Network Rail track work. Rail replacement buses will run.
On Sunday 28 April, there will be no service between:
• Camden Road and Shepherd’s Bush / Richmond until 12:00. This is due to Network Rail track work. Use local bus routes 220 or 228 between Willesden Junction and Shepherd’s Bush. Rail replacement buses will run between Camden Road and Gunnersbury. Use the District line between Gunnersbury and Richmond
• Gospel Oak and Barking until 13:00. This is due to late notice Network Rail track work. Use alternative Tube and local bus routes. Alternative transport is still being finalised.
Until 17:00 on Sunday 28 April, passengers travelling between Tower Gateway and Beckton, or between Bank and Woolwich Arsenal will need to change trains at Poplar and Canary Wharf. This is for the London Marathon. An enhanced service will operate until 17:00 between Bank / Tower Gateway and Lewisham, and between West Ham and Prince Regent.
On Wednesday 1 May, there is planned strike action by members of the ASLEF union. We will run as many services as possible but if the strike goes ahead, trams will be affected all day.
On Saturday 27 April, there will be no service between Sandilands and Birkbeck / Elmers End. This is due to bridge replacement and track renewal work. Tram replacement buses will run between East Croydon and Birkbeck / Elmers End.
Buses and roads
Bus and road users may be affected by the following changes this weekend. We expect to run a good service, though buses may be delayed, diverted or stop short of their normal destination.
Central London – Tottenham Court Road has been switched to two-way traffic and a number of bus routes have been realigned as a result. Check before you travel to find out whether your bus has been affected.
Highbury – Highbury Corner roundabout has been switched to two-way traffic. Please drive carefully while pedestrians, cyclists and other traffic get used to the new two-way system. Pedestrians should look both ways and be careful when crossing the road.
Whitehall – Until 11:45 today, Thursday 25 April, Whitehall will be closed between Parliament Square and Horse Guards Avenue. This is due to an annual wreath laying ceremony.
Central London – From 19:00 tonight, Thursday 25 until 05:00 on Tuesday 30 April, London Wall will be closed in both directions between Aldersgate Street and Moorgate. This is due to roadworks.
North Circular Road – From 22:00 tomorrow, Friday 26 until 06:00 on Monday 29 April, the exit slip road at the junction of Ilford Interchange will be closed southbound on the North Circular Road. This is due to resurfacing works.
Whitehall – From 09:15 until 11:45 on Saturday 27 April, Whitehall will be closed in both directions between Parliament Square and Horse Guards Avenue. This is due to an annual wreath laying ceremony.
Tottenham Hotspur Football Stadium – From 11:30 until 15:00 on Saturday 27 April, large crowds and increased traffic levels are expected in the Tottenham area for the Premier League football match between Tottenham and West Ham, with kick off at 12:30. Road closures will be implemented from 10:30 to allow the safe arrival of fans and will remain until 16:00 at the earliest. Delays are expected in the area for the duration of the match.
Westminster – From 13:00 until 16:00 on Saturday 27 April, there will be various short traffic holds across Westminster along the route of a march. A group will form up in Hamilton Place and march to Whitehall, via Piccadilly, Regent Street St James, Jermyn Street, Haymarket, Cockspur Street and into Whitehall where the march will conclude at the Cenotaph. Authorised stewards and will be marshalling the group along the route and implementing traffic holds at junctions.
London Marathon – From 04:00 until 19:00 on Sunday 28 April, there will be extensive road closures across London for the London Marathon. From 04:00, Charlton Way and Shooters Hill Road will be closed. From 06:30, Byward Street, Upper Thames Street, Victoria Embankment and Birdcage Walk westbound will be closed. From 07:00, there will be several road closures between Greenwich and Woolwich.
From 08:00, Evelyn Street, Surrey Quays Road, Salter Road, Brunel Road, Jamaica Road, Tower Bridge, The Highway, Narrow Street, Westferry Road, East Ferry Road, Marsh Wall, North Colonnade, Poplar High Street and Commercial Road will be closed. All roads will reopen by 19:00.
Central London – From 12:00 until 17:00 on Wednesday 1 May, there will be various road closures and short traffic holds across central London for a parade. At 12:00, the parade will form up at Clerkenwell Green. At 13:00, it will march to Trafalgar Square via Clerkenwell Road, Theobalds Road, Procter Street, Kingsway, Aldwych and Strand.
The following docking stations will be out of service this weekend:
• Bancroft Road, Bethnal Green, due to power outages
• Cantrell Road, Bow, due to a road traffic accident
• Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, for utility works
• Wardour Street, Soho, for utility works
• Dock Street, Wapping, part suspended for gas works
• Cardinal Place, Victoria, removed due to building works
• Portugal Street, Holborn, due to building works
• Whiteley’s, Bayswater, due to building works
The following docking stations will be out of service this weekend due to the London Marathon:
• Somerset House
• Lower Thames Street
• Embankment (Savoy)
• Curlew Street
• Tower Gardens
• Nesham Street
• Jubilee Plaza
• Northumberland Avenue
• Whitehall Place
We are sorry if your journey this weekend is affected by any of these closures.