TfL travel in London this week: 5 changes to be aware of - Elizabeth line, Central line and Oyster card

This video rounds up five changes to TfL services in the coming week in London.
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Spring is here and it is sure to be a busy weekend in London, so we've picked out five travel disruptions to be wary of when making your plans for the days and week ahead.

On Saturday and Sunday April (20-21), there will be no Thameslink service between Finsbury Park and St Pancras International, or between both St Pancras International/London Bridge and Wimbledon/Sutton. TFL has advised customers to use tube services or local bus routes to travel across central London.

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From 6pm on Friday April 26 to 8am on Saturday April 27, TFL will be carrying out essential maintenance on its Oyster card systems. During this time, customers will not be able to access any online Oyster services and the Oyster call centre will be temporarily closed.

As many Londoners will know, there is ongoing disruption on the Central line. If you’re planning to head to Notting hill for the day, or anywhere else along London’s red line, be aware services could be slow. TFL has apologised for the continued issues.

On Sunday April 21 there is no Elizabeth line service between Paddington and Hayes & Harlington until 6.20am. Heathrow Express and Great Western Railway services will also not run during those times. TfL says customers from central London for Heathrow should use the Piccadilly line

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No tram service will run between East Croydon and New Addington, Beckenham Junction/ or Elmers End until Wednesday April 24. TFL has advised that replacement buses will run instead. This is so “essential works” can be carried out on the tramway.

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