TfL this weekend May 17 to 19: Overground, tram and Elizabeth line disruptions

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Here is the full list of planned TfL service changes this weekend, May 17 to 19.

Londoners travelling into the capital this weekend could be faced with disruption due to closures on Tube and rail services.

Transport for London (TfL) has asked Londoners to check before they travel.

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To get the most latest updates on the Underground, DLR and Overground you can use the TfL app or website.

Here is the full list of planned TfL service changes this weekend, May 17 to 19.

Transport for London (TfL) has asked Londoners to check before they travel this weekendTransport for London (TfL) has asked Londoners to check before they travel this weekend
Transport for London (TfL) has asked Londoners to check before they travel this weekend

London Underground

Piccadilly line

Saturday 18 and Sunday May 19

No service between Acton Town and Rayners Lane

Use the Central or Metropolitan line between Rayners Lane and Uxbridge. Rail replacement buses will run between Acton Town and Rayners Lane. This is due to track work and infrastructure upgrade works.

London Overground

Saturday 18 and Sunday May 19

No service between Hackney Downs and Enfield Town/Cheshunt

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Tickets will be accepted on Greater Anglia services at Stratford, Tottenham Hale or Cheshunt stations only. Chingford services will also call at London Fields and Cambridge Heath in both directions. Rail replacement buses will run between Seven Sisters and Enfield Town/Cheshunt.

Sunday May 19

No service between Willesden Junction and Clapham Junction until 9.30am

Southern Railway services will also not run during this time. Use local bus routes.

Monday 20 until Thursday May 23

No service between Sydenham and West Croydon after 10.15pm each night

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After this time, West Croydon services will divert to Crystal Palace. Use local bus routes. Tickets will be accepted on Southern Railway services, and their replacement buses will run directly between Norwood Junction and West Croydon.

Elizabeth line

Saturday May 18

Last train (0.07am) from Heathrow T5 to Paddington will terminate at Ealing Broadway

This is due to HS2 works at Old Oak Common.

Sunday May 19

No service between Paddington and Heathrow T2/3 until 7am

Use alternative Tube services or local bus routes. Customers for Heathrow should use the Piccadilly line. This is due to HS2 works at Old Oak Common.

No service between Paddington and Ealing Broadway until 7.45am

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Use alternative Tube services and local bus routes. Customers for Heathrow should use the Piccadilly line. This is due to HS2 works at Old Oak Common.

Reduced service between Paddington and Maidenhead/Heathrow T4

Customers for Iver should use Reading trains. This is due to HS2 works at Old Oak Common.

Monday 20 until Wednesday May 22

Reduced service between Ealing Broadway and Maidenhead/Heathrow T4 after 10pm each night

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Trains will not be stopping at Acton Main Line, West Ealing and Hanwell after 11pm each night and will call at other stations every 30 minutes.

Customers for West Ealing should use local bus routes E7/E11/207. Customers for Hanwell should use bus routes 207/SL8. Customers for Acton Main Line should use the Central line at North Acton. This is due to Network Rail Thames Valley improvement works.

London Trams

Ongoing disruption on London Trams

Trams services are currently disrupted due to damage to tram wheels caused by debris on the line. 

TfL is working to repair the damage as quickly as possible and apologises for the disruption. While repair work is carried out, a limited tram service will be in operation between 6am and 8pm. Trams will operate between Wimbledon and Beckenham Junction, and between West Croydon and New Addington. 

Buses and roads

Until Friday May 17

Walthamstow bus station

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Walthamstow bus station will be closed from 10pm until 5am each night for essential works.

Routes 20, 34, 55, 58, 69, 212, 215, 230, 257, 275, W11, W12, W15, W19, N26, N38, N73, SL1 and SL2 will be impacted by these works. For more information, visit TfL’s website.

Until Saturday May 18

Pembroke Road

Until 11.59pm on Saturday May 18, Pembroke Road will be closed in both directions at the junction of Warwick Road. TfL has asked customers to plan ahead and allow more time for your journey.

Friday May 17

O2 Academy Brixton

From 6.30pm until 11pm, the O2 Academy Brixton will be hosting a test event. Large crowds and increased traffic levels are expected before and after the event. 

Saturday 18 until Monday May 20

Blackwall Tunnel

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From 0.01am on Saturday 18 until 5am on Monday May 20, the Blackwall Tunnel will be closed southbound while works continue to build a new road layout as part of the Silvertown Tunnel construction.

The tunnel will remain open to northbound traffic during these times.

From 10pm on Friday until approximately midnight on Sunday, bus route 108 will not cross the river and instead will operate as two services either side of the river, starting/terminating at Canning Town and North Greenwich. 

To cross the river, bus customers should use Tube and rail services. Auto refunds will be in place for bus 108 customers who touch in and out on the Jubilee line between North Greenwich and Canning Town.

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From approximately midnight on Sunday, northbound buses will return to their normal route. Southbound buses will be diverted via Tower Bridge until the tunnel is re-opened to southbound traffic on Monday.

TfL expects roads and alternative river crossings in east and central London to be extremely busy with long delays to your journey. Queues along the A13 westbound between Canning Town and Whitechapel and on the approaches to Rotherhithe Tunnel are expected throughout the weekend. 

Saturday May 18

Trafalgar Square

From 7am until 9pm, Duncannon Street will be closed due to a political event. Large crowds are expected. 

Central London

From 8am until 8pm, the Trek 26 sporting event will take place, starting and finishing at Larkhall Park via various London landmarks. Large crowds are expected along the route. 

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From 9.30am until 3pm, the ABS Chicken Run will take place on a route throughout central London. Large crowds are expected along the route.

From 10am until 6pm, a march will take place from Parliament Square to Downing Street, along with static demonstrations outside Downing Street and on Richmond Terrace. Large crowds and increased traffic levels are expected.

Wembley Stadium

From 11am until 8pm, Wembley Stadium will host the League One Play Off Final football match between Bolton Wanderers and Oxford United, with kick off at 4.15pm. Large crowds and increased traffic levels are expected before and after the match.

Islington

From 12pm until 9pm, a rally will take place on White Lion Street. Large crowds and increased traffic levels are expected. Delays are expected.

Saturday 18 and Sunday May 19

Central London

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From 6pm on Saturday until 12pm on Sunday, the Moonwalk charity walk will be taking place across central London, starting and finishing at Clapham Common. 

Sunday May 19

Hackney

From 6.30am until 3pm, a half marathon will take place, starting and ending in Hackney Marshes. Extensive road closures will be in place along the route.

Southeast London

From 7am until 9pm, a motorcycle procession will take place, starting at Blackheath. Large crowds and increased traffic levels are expected.

Finsbury Park

From 10am until 1pm, the 3K, 5K and 10K Race for Life running event will take place in Finsbury Park. Large crowds are expected.

Wembley Stadium

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From 11am until 5pm, Wembley Stadium will be hosting the League Two Play Off Final football match, with kick off at 1pm. Large crowds and increased traffic levels are expected before and after the match.

O2 Arena

From 12.30pm until 5.30pm, O2 Arena will be hosting the British Basketball Play Off Finals. Large crowds and increased traffic levels are expected.

Friday 24 until Sunday May 26

Ford RideLondon 2024

The annual cycling event is back in London and Essex on Sunday May 26. There are also cycling events in Essex on Friday 24 and Saturday May 25. 

On Sunday May 26, there will be extensive road closures in central London, east London and Essex, including some river crossings, between 0.01am and approximately 9pm. Tube and rail will be the best way to get around on Sunday.

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