- The strike is by station staff, which means many Tube stations may not open at all, particularly in Zone 1
- Those that do open are likely to open after 0700 and close by 1900 on Monday 9 January
- It is only possible for us to run severely restricted underground services
- Other transport services, including buses, DLR and London Overground, are expected to be much busier than usual
- Where services are running, we advise customers to complete Tube journeys by 1800 on both Sunday and Monday
- Normal services to resume by the morning of Tuesday 10 January
Services on Monday 9 January
- Limited service on the District, Circle and Hammersmith and City lines, although trains will not stop at all stations
- Although National Rail services will not be affected by this strike there will be no Underground services from key interchange stations such as Victoria, King’s Cross St Pancras, Waterloo, Paddington, Euston, Bank and London Bridge
- Shuttle services wherever possible at the end of lines
- No service on:
- the whole of the Victoria line
- the Waterloo and City line
- the Piccadilly line serving Heathrow terminals 4 & 5
- Buses in central London are likely to be much busier, particularly on routes offering onward travel from National Rail stations
- Roads are likely to be more congested
Tube and Rail
As well as the general travel advice, please note:
- No Zone 1 Tube stations are open inside the Circle line boundary
- If you are travelling to Canary Wharf from central London, Docklands Light Railway services are running. However they will be busier than usual and may terminate at Tower Gateway. River services will also link central London and Canary Wharf
- If you are travelling to the West End, some Circle and District line services are running, however they will only call at a limited number of stations
- If you are travelling to Stratford, Docklands Light Railway and London Overground services are running, however they will be busier than usual, especially during the morning and evening peaks
- You are advised to check local buses or walk to your final destination.
- If you are travelling to or from Heathrow airport, we are planning to run Piccadilly line services between Hammersmith and Heathrow terminals 1, 2 and 3. Coach services will run to Heathrow Central Bus Station and Terminals 4 and 5, and national rail services from Paddington will also operate
The majority of DLR services should be operating normally, although they may terminate before Bank if it is not possible to open that station.
DLR is expected to be much busier than usual as a result of customers using alternative routes.
The vast majority of London Overground services are operating normally. However they are expected to be much busier than usual as a result of people using alternative routes.
The services are operating normally. However it is expected to be much busier than usual as a result of people using alternative routes.
- From the afternoon of Sunday 8 and all day on Monday 9 January, there may be no London Underground service calling at mainline stations in central London. You may have to walk or take the bus to complete your journey
- Although National Rail services will not be affected by this strike there are no Underground services from key interchange stations such as Victoria, King’s Cross St Pancras, Waterloo, Paddington, Euston and London Bridge
- As a result of unrelated industrial action, Southern train services will also be severely disrupted on Tuesday 10, Wednesday 11 and Friday 13 January. Find out more
Great Northern services
- On Monday 9 January, from the start of service until 0700 Moorgate trains will be diverted to King’s Cross (and will not call at Drayton Park, Highbury, Essex Road, Old Street, Moorgate).
- From 0700 until 1900 trains will terminate at Old Street (and will not call at Moorgate)
- From 1900 until the end of service trains will be diverted to King’s Cross (and will not call at Drayton Park, Highbury, Essex Road, Old Street, Moorgate)
Buses are expected to be very busy – please be patient with the transport staff who are at work and trying to help customers get around.
If you are able to change your travel time, you are strongly advised to travel outside peak hours. Please allow more time for your journey.
Buses do not accept cash. You should use pay as you go with an Oyster or contactless payment card or a Bus & Tram Pass.