Here is our weekly travel update to help you get around London this weekend. There are no planned works on London Underground, most of the network will be open with services running as normal. Please check if any of the following affect you.
The London Marathon is taking place on Sunday. This runs from Greenwich to The Mall via Charlton, Woolwich, Deptford, Rotherhithe, Bermondsey, Wapping, Shadwell, the Isle of Dogs, Poplar, Tower Hill, Embankment and Westminster.
There are be significant road closures along the route from 06:00 until 19:00. Some buses may be diverted or stop short of their normal destination. Tube and rail are be the best way to get around on the day, but stations in the vicinity may get busy at certain times. A number of Santander Cycles docking stations are also out of service.
There will be no service between Edgware Road and Hammersmith while we test new signalling and replace track at Latimer Road.
Hammersmith & City line
Trains will not run between Edgware Road and Hammersmith. This is to allow us to test new signalling and replace track at Latimer Road.
On Sunday there will be no service between the following stations:
• Chingford and Liverpool Street (southbound only) until 07:00, due to Network Rail track work
• Wandsworth Road and Clapham Junction until 10:15, due to Network Rail track work
• South Tottenham and Barking until 12:00, due to Network Rail track work
• Camden Road and Stratford due to bridge replacement work at Highbury Corner and Network Rail station work at Hackney Wick
• Bethnal Green will not be served by trains to/from Chingford all day, due to Network Rail track work
From Monday to Thursday next week, there will be no service between Hackney Downs and Chingford after 22:30.
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:
Islington – Until mid-July, Essex Road is closed northbound and there are southbound lane closures on Upper Street. Bus routes 38, 56, 73, 341, 476, N38 and N73 are affected.
Central London – From 11:00 until 17:00 on Saturday, there will be road closures and delays to traffic on various roads, including Exhibition Road, Knightsbridge, Hyde Park Corner, Piccadilly, Pall Mall, Cockspur Street, Whitehall and Parliament Square. This is for a march.
Central, east and southeast London – From 06:00 until 19:00 on Sunday, there will be full road closures from Greenwich Park to St James’s Park for the London Marathon. Closures in the City and central London will include all approaches to Commercial Road, Upper Thames Street, Tower Hill and Victoria Embankment. Rotherhithe Tunnel and Tower, Southwark and Westminster Bridges will also be closed. Limehouse Link Tunnel will be closed in both directions and East India Dock Tunnel will be closed westbound from 06:00.
Westminster – From 07:00 on Monday until early August, there will be various restrictions in place around Parliament Square and its approaches. This is due to utility works. For more information, including the bus routes that are affected, please visit tfl.gov.uk/parliament-square-works
Westminster – From 09:30 until 11:30 on Tuesday, Whitehall will be closed in both directions between Horse Guards Avenue and Parliament Square. This is for a ceremonial event.