Weekly Travel Changes

August 3, 2016

    London Triathlon

    If you’re travelling in central London, the main transport changes are:

    • Early morning road closures in east and central London
    • Buses in east London on Saturday and east and central London on Sunday will be diverted or terminate early
    • The Tube and DLR will be the best way to get to London, although stations close to the event will be busier than usual


    Northern line
    Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 August, no service between Hampstead / High Barnet / Mill Hill East and Charing Cross / Moorgate. Replacement buses operate.

    Metropolitan Line
    Service between Aldgate and Wembley Park after approximately 2200 on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights, until late 2018 due to track and drainage replacement work. Use the Jubilee line between Baker Street, Finchley Road and Wembley Park and the Circle or H’smith & City lines between Aldgate and Baker Street for alternative routes.


    Until Friday 23 September 2016, there will be no service between South Tottenham and Barking on weekdays, and no service between Gospel Oak and Barking on weekends, due to Network Rail improvement works.

    Monday 1 to Friday 5 August, no service between Highbury & Islington and Shadwell, or between Surrey Quays and New Cross. Replacement buses operate between Dalston Kingsland (for North London Line connections) and Shadwell. For New Cross, please walk from New Cross Gate.

    Tfl Rail

    Every Sunday until 0800, buses replace trains between Shenfield and Ilford, due to Network Rail track works.


    From Friday 5 August (from 2100) and all day Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 August, no service between Reeves Corner and Blackhorse Lane / New Addington. Trams to/from Wimbledon start and terminate at Reeves Corner. Beckenham Junction and Elmers End services operate to/from Blackhorse Lane.


    London Triathalon, Saturday 6-7 August. On the first day of the triathlon, from 05:00-19:00 the 300 bus will not run along Stansfield Road (E16) as a result of the closure of Royal Albert Way and Stansfield Road for the event. On Sunday the following buses will be affected between 03:30-19:00 from Stansfield Road (east London) to Westminster Bridge: 15, 15H, 42, 78, 100, 135, 277, 300, 344, D3, RV1, N15, N550, N551