Early May Bank Holiday Travel

May 2, 2019

Things to do

For all the family: “London’s biggest, brightest and best waterways festival”. IWA Canalway Cavalcade – 4-6 May.

For the explorers: Explore light, colour and space at Colourscape. (wheelchair accessible)

For the artist: Be wowed by the 2019 Sony World Photography Awards


Public Transport Changes for London

Bakerloo Line 

Saturday 4, Sunday 5 and May Bank Holiday 6 May, there will be no service on the entire line. Replacement bus services operate.

District Line  

Saturday 4 until Monday 6 May, there will be no service between Aldgate East and Barking. Replacement buses operate.

Hammersmith & City Line 

Saturday 4 until Monday 6 May, there will be no service between Hammersmith and Barking. Replacement buses operate east of Aldgate East.

Jubilee Line

Saturday 4 May, between 01:30 and 04:30, and Sunday 5 May, between 03:50 and 05:50, there will be no service between Wembley Park and Waterloo.

Overground

Sunday 5 and Bank Holiday Monday 6 May, there will be no service between Euston and Willesden Junction. Replacement bus services operate.

Saturday 4 May, there will be no service between Euston and Watford Junction. Use replacement buses between Queens Park, Harrow & Wealdstone and Watford Junction.

Saturday 4, Sunday 5 and Bank Holiday Monday 6 May, there will be no service between Gospel Oak and Barking. Replacement buses operate between Gospel Oak and Seven Sisters (for South Tottenham), and between Walthamstow Central and Barking. Replacement bus services operate.

Until further notice, reduced service between Gospel Oak and Barking. A temporary timetable is in place, with four car trains running every 30 minutes. Supplementary bus services will also run. Tuesday 7, Wednesday 8, Thursday 9 and Friday 10 May, the 2325 train from Gospel Oak to Barking will not run and the last departure will be at 2248.

DLR

On Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 May, trains will not stop at Custom House for ExCeL station. This is due to station works. Use either Royal Victoria or Prince Regent stations for the ExCeL Centre


National Rail updates for London and the South East

No trains to or from London Euston from Saturday 4 to Monday 6 May

National Rail services affected:

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No trains to / from London Fenchurch Street from Saturday 4 to Monday 6 May

Ticket acceptance is in place with the following operators to help you with your journey:

 
East Midlands Trains
Reduced train service to / from London St Pancras International from Saturday 4 to Monday 6 May

On Saturday, Sunday and Monday, a reduced East Midlands Trains service will operate to / from London St Pancras International. Trains will be retimed to run earlier or later than usual, with a few trains being partially or completely cancelled.

Greater Anglia
Buses replace trains between Shenfield and Southend Victoria / Southminster from Saturday 4 to Monday 6 May

Overhead electric wire renewal work is taking place between Shenfield and Southend Victoria / Southminster closing the line. Buses will replace trains between Shenfield and Southend Victoria / Southminster.

Great Northern
Buses replace overnight trains between Alexandra Palace and Stevenage via Hertford North from Monday 6 to Thursday 9 May

Engineering work is taking place each night from 23:45 to 05:00, finishing 05:00 Friday morning, between Alexandra Palace and Stevenage via Hertford North, closing all lines. Buses will replace trains between Alexandra Palace and Stevenage via Hertford North


Great Western Railway

Buses replace trains between Portsmouth Harbour and Chichester from Saturday 4 to Monday 6 May

Buses will replace trains between Newbury and Bedwyn, and also between Swindon and Pewsey.  High Speed services between London and the South West will be diverted, and will run on alternative routes. Local services between Swindon and Westbury will be retimed as a result of these diversions.

Amended service at Burnham on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 May
Saturday

The following trains will not call at Burnham or Taplow:

Customers to / from Burnham or Taplow should use replacement buses running between Slough and Burnham / Taplow.

Sunday

The 00:05 London Paddington to Reading service will not all at Burnham. Customers to travel via replacement road transport via Slough. From the start of service, trains between London Paddington and Reading / Didcot Parkway will not call at Burnham all day. Customers should use road transport via Slough. There is no Sunday service at Taplow

Buses replace trains between Maidenhead and Bourne End / Marlow from 23:00 on Saturday 4 and all day Sunday 5 May

On Saturday, the following trains will not run and will be replaced by buses:

On Sunday, the 00:10 Marlow to Maidenhead service will be replaced by a bus at 00:19.

Southeastern 
Amended service in the Grove Park area on Saturday 4 May between London Cannon Street and Orpington, between London Charing Cross and Sevenoaks and between Grove Park and Bromley North

Services will be revised as follows:

Buses replace trains between Lewisham and Sidcup / Orpington on Monday 6 May
South Western Railway
Reduced service between London Waterloo and Clapham Junction on Monday 6 May

The following services via Barnes will not run between London Waterloo and Clapham Junction:

Customers should use other South Western Railway trains between London Waterloo and Clapham Junction

Southern

Buses replace trains between Lewes and Seaford on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 May

Buses replace trains between Portsmouth Harbour and Chichester from Saturday 4 to Monday 6 May

Thameslink
Amended Thameslink services at London St Pancras International from Saturday 4 to Monday 6 May
Saturday and Monday
Sunday

 

Source: TFL

Source: Thameslink

Source: NationalRail

Source: Waterways.org

Source: https://www.somersethouse.org.uk/whats-on/2019-sony-world-photography-awards-exhibition

Source: https://www.wembleypark.com/colourscape/