TfL this weekend September 22 to 24: Elizabeth line, London Overground and tram disruption

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Here is the full list of planned TfL service changes this weekend, September 22-24.

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

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

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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, September 22-24.

London Overground

Saturday 23 and Sunday September 24

No service between New Cross Gate and Crystal Palace/West Croydon

Use local bus routes. Southern Railway replacement buses will run but will not call at Penge West. Alight at Anerley for this station. This is due to Network Rail works.

Sunday September 24

No service between Camden Road and Stratford

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For Caledonian Road & Barnsbury, use bus route 274 to/from Camden Road or walk to/from Highbury & Islington. A rail replacement bus service will run every 15 minutes. This is due to Network Rail works.

No service between Woodgrange Park and Barking Riverside

For Barking, use the District line. Use local bus route EL1 between Barking and Barking Riverside. A rail replacement bus service will run every 20 minutes after 12.30 pm between Woodgrange Park and Barking. This is due to Network Rail works.

No service between South Tottenham and Woodgrange Park until 12.30 pm

Use alternative Tube services or local bus routes, including the Victoria line between Seven Sisters and Walthamstow Central, the District line to/from Barking and bus route EL1 between Barking and Barking Riverside.

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A rail replacement bus service will run every 20 minutes between Walthamstow Central (for Walthamstow Queen’s Road) and Barking until 12.30pm. This is due to Network Rail works.​​​​​​​

No service between Highbury & Islington and Dalston Junction, including Saturday Night Overground service

Use local bus route 30 or the rail replacement bus service. Night Overground customers should use Night Bus routes or 24-hour bus routes. This is due to Network Rail works.​​​​​​​

No service between Willesden Junction and Clapham Junction until 9.30am

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Use local bus routes. This is due to Network Rail works.​​​​​​​

No service between Willesden Junction and Clapham Junction until 9.30am

Use local bus routes. This is due to Network Rail works.​​​​​​​

Elizabeth line

Saturday September 23

The last train from Heathrow Terminal 5 to Paddington (at 0.07am) will not run

Sunday September 24

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No service between Paddington and Ealing Broadway until 7.45am.

Until 5.30am, customers travelling between central London and Heathrow should use the Piccadilly line.

Customers travelling between central London and Heathrow between 5.30am and 8am, should use the Central line to Ealing Broadway to connect with Elizabeth line services. This is due to HS2 works.

An Elizabeth line sign. (Photo by Isabel Infantes/Getty Images)An Elizabeth line sign. (Photo by Isabel Infantes/Getty Images)
An Elizabeth line sign. (Photo by Isabel Infantes/Getty Images) | Getty Images

London Trams

Thursday 21 and Friday September 22

No service between Reeves Corner and East Croydon (via West Croydon), and between East Croydon and Wandle Park (via Church Street) after 9pm each night

Use local bus routes.

Saturday September 23

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No service between Reeves Corner and Beckenham Junction/Elmers End, and between West Croydon and New Addington after 9pm.

Use local bus routes.

Sunday 24 to Tuesday September 26

No service between Reeves Corner and East Croydon (via West Croydon), and between East Croydon and Wandle Park (via Church Street) after 9pm each night.

TfL is asking customers to check before they travel this weekendTfL is asking customers to check before they travel this weekend
TfL is asking customers to check before they travel this weekend | Credit: TfL

Buses and Roads

Friday September 22

Central London area

The event build for the Vitality Westminster Mile will be taking place in St James’s Park and Green Park from 6am until 11.59pm. All park roads will be closed. Large crowds are expected.

The Christ’s Hospital St. Matthew’s Day Parade will be taking place from 10.30am until 1pm, starting in Holborn and ending in Guildhall. Large crowds are expected.

Saturday September 23

Central London area

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The Vitality Westminster Mile will be taking place from 8am until 5pm in the Westminster area. There will be extensive road closures in the area for the event. Large crowds and increased traffic are expected.

A demonstration march will be taking place in central London from 12pm until 7pm, starting from Hyde Park Corner and ending in Parliament Square. Road closures will be in place and local bus routes may terminate early or be on diversion. Large crowds and increased traffic are expected.

Hyde Park

A demonstration will be taking place in Hyde Park from 1pm until 5pm. Large crowds are expected.

Trafalgar Square

A demonstration will be taking place between 1.30pm and 4.30pm in Trafalgar Square. Large crowds are expected.

Alexandra Palace

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Alexandra Palace will be hosting While She Sleeps in concert from 6.30pm until 10.30pm. Large crowds and increased traffic are expected.

Saturday 23 and Sunday September 24

Central London/Battersea Park

The Shine Night Walk will be taking place from 4.30pm on Saturday until 9am on Sunday morning, starting and finishing at Battersea Park, with a route through the City and Islington. Large crowds are expected.

Sunday September 24

Southwark Bridge

The Sheep Drive will be taking place from 5.30am until 7pm on Queen Street, Queen Street Place and Southwark Bridge. Large crowds are expected.

Ealing area

The Ealing Half Marathon will be taking place in the Ealing area from 7am until 1pm. There will be road closures in the area for the event. Large crowds and increased traffic are expected.

West Hampstead area

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Car Free Day will be taking place in West Hampstead from 7am until 9pm. Large crowds are expected.

Central London area

The Vitality London 10000 will be taking place in central London from 8am until 5pm, from The Mall to the City, finishing in Spur Road. Large crowds and increased traffic are expected.

The Diabetes UK Bridges Walk will be taking place from 9am until 6pm, starting in Battersea Park and ending in Potters Field. Large crowds are expected.

Chiswick area

The Chiswick House Dog Show will be taking place in Chiswick House and Gardens from 11am until 4.15pm. Large crowds are expected.

Marble Arch

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A demonstration will be taking place from 11.30am until 2.30pm in Marble Arch. Large crowds are expected.

Alexandra Palace

Alexandra Palace will be hosting Cavetown in concert from 3pm until 10.30pm. Large crowds and increased traffic are expected.

Until Sunday November 5

A501/A4201, Marylebone Road and Park Square West

Until 7pm on Sunday November 5, Marylebone Road will be closed eastbound (lanes one and two of four) between its junction with Park Square West for Thames Water works.

Until Tuesday October 10

A23/A232, Epsom Road

Until 5am on Tuesday October 10, Epsom Road is closed in both directions between Purley Way and Duppas Hill Road for carriageway maintenance and works.

Until Spring 2024

A316 Manor Circus, Richmond

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Until Spring 2024, there will be a series of lane closures and traffic management affecting each arm of the A316 Manor Circus roundabout. This is while TfL carries out essential maintenance works. To reduce disruption, works will take place on each arm separately with the most impactful works expected to be completed by December 2023.

Bus route R68 will not run its entire route during these works, use the R70 for stops between Richmond Manor Circus and Kew Retail Park. To plan your journey visit Journey Planner or download the TfL Go app.

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