london public transport

Planned closures and strikes over the bank holiday weekend.

May 5, 2024
    National rail strikes

    From Monday 6 until Saturday 11 May, industrial action by the ASLEF union is planned on national rail services.

    There will be various levels of disruption on these days, with no service in some places.


    London Underground
    Oxford Circus strike

    From 22:00 on Friday 3 until 06:00 on Sunday 5 May, Oxford Circus station may need to close at short notice due to RMT strike action.

    Circle line

    Until Monday 6 May

    • No service between Tower Hill and Edgware Road (via Victoria)

    District line

    Until Monday 6 May

    • No service between Embankment/Edgware Road and Hammersmith/Kensington (Olympia)/Wimbledon

    Piccadilly line

    Until Monday 6 May

    • Trains will not stop at Gloucester Road station including Night Tube services


    London Trams Strikes

    Sunday 5 until Thursday 9 May

    If the strike action goes ahead:

    • A normal service is expected on Sunday 5 May
    • Between Monday 6 and Wednesday 8 May:
      • No service is expected before 07:00 or after 18:00 each day
      • Between 07:00 and 18:00 each day, services will only operate between:
        • Wimbledon and Reeves Corner
        • East Croydon and Beckenham Junction/New Addington
      • There will be no service through Croydon town centre, or to/from Elmers End on these days

    Services are expected to start later than normal on Thursday 9 May, with possible disruption throughout the day.

    London Overground

    Sunday 5 May

    • No service between Camden Road and Stratford after 22:15
    • No service between Highbury & Islington and Dalston Junction after 22:15


    Elizabeth line

    Monday 6 May

    • A Saturday service will run on the entire line

    Monday 6 until Wednesday 8 May

    • Reduced service between Paddington and Maidenhead/Heathrow T4 after 22:00 each night



    Until Monday 6 May

    • No service between Westferry/Poplar and Lewisham

    Source: TfL