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Transport for London - Weekend travel information 5-6 August 2017
Weekly travel update to help you get around London this weekend, 5-6 August, 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.
Events in central and east London
From tomorrow, Friday, until Sunday 13 August, the IAAF World Championships will be taking place in Stratford and central London. Services to and from Stratford and key interchange stations will be busier than usual before and after the events. On Sundays 6 and 13 August, events will be taking place on closed roads in central London. There will be delays to road journeys and road and bridge closures will be in place. For more detailed information and travel advice, please visit tfl.gov.uk/world-athletics
Special note: Waterloo station improvement work From this Saturday 5 to Monday 28 August, some Tube, rail and bus services in southwest London will be much busier than usual due to Network Rail’s improvement works at Waterloo station. For full details and to know your travel options, visit tfl.gov.uk/waterloo-works
Night Tube services will not stop at Bank on Saturday night/Sunday morning. This is while we carry out electrical works at the station.
Trains will not run between Acton Town and Uxbridge while we replace track at Alperton. For the latest status update on London Underground, including a map of closures, and information about rail replacement buses, please click here
Tonight, Thursday, there will be no service between Hackney Downs and Enfield Town/Cheshunt (via Seven Sisters) after 22:30, due to Network Rail track work.
All weekend there will be no trains between the following stations:
Gospel Oak and Barking. This is while Network Rail carry out major works to enable new, longer trains to run from 2018
Willesden Junction and Shepherd’s Bush due to Network Rail infrastructure work
On Sunday there will be no service between Surrey Quays and Clapham Junction while Network Rail carry out track work. From Monday to Thursday next week, there will be no service between Sydenham and West Croydon after 22:30, due to Network Rail track work. To see the latest London Overground timetables, please click here For the latest status update on London Overground, including a map of closures, and information about rail replacement buses, please click here For an overview of planned track closures for the next six months, please click here
Bus users may be affected by the following this weekend. While we will try to maintain a good service, buses may be delayed or stop short of their normal destination: City of London - Until the end of August, Aldersgate Street is closed southbound at the junction of Beech Street. This is for gas works. Southwest London - From 07:00 on Saturday until 07:00 on Monday, Albert Bridge will be closed in both directions for maintenance works. Wembley - From 14:30 until 23:30 on Saturday and from 11:00 until 18:00 on Sunday, roads around the stadium will be busier than usual, including A406, Harrow Road and Wembley High Road. This is due to events. To check whether your bus is affected, please click here
Road users may be affected by the following this weekend: City of London - Until the end of August, Aldersgate Street is closed southbound at the junction of Beech Street. This is for gas works. Southwest London - From 07:00 on Saturday until 07:00 on Monday, Albert Bridge will be closed in both directions for maintenance works. Wembley - From 14:30 until 23:30 on Saturday and from 11:00 until 18:00 on Sunday, roads around the stadium will be busier than usual, including A406, Harrow Road and Wembley High Road. This is due to events. For the latest status update on road travel, please click here
The following docking stations will be out of service this weekend:
South Quay West, Bourne Street, Foley Street, Sun Street and Cardinal Place for building works
Westfield Eastern Access Road, for site redevelopment
Rodney Street, for works
Devonshire Terrace, for site redevelopment
The Guildhall, Bank of England, Queen Street, Queen Victoria Street, Somerset House, Tower Gardens, Embankment (Savoy), for an event
For the latest update on docking station availability, please click here