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This page is normally updated on Thursday and Mondays and contains information from TfL about London Underground and other lines for the weekend and ahead.

Please check your Tube Map and Bus Times London apps for any real-time issues.

The information in this post could change, so please check before you travel.

UEFA Champions League Final

On Saturday 1 June, public transport is likely to be very busy, particularly on the Jubilee and Metropolitan lines as Wembley Stadium is hosting the UEFA Champions League final football match.

On Saturday 1 June, the following stations are expected to be very busy:

Baker Street Bond Street Canary Wharf Charing Cross Embankment Marble Arch Waterloo Westminster Wembley Park Wembley Central

Some short term safety measures such as queuing, trains non-stopping or changes to the way customers enter or exit a station may be necessary.

Line by Line News

London Overground

On Bank Holiday Monday, a Saturday service will operate on some branches of the London Overground. The following closures are due to Network Rail track and maintenance works.

Monday 27 until Thursday 30 May

No service between New Cross Gate and Crystal Palace/West Croydon after 23:00 each night

  • Use local bus routes. For East Croydon, a Southern Railway rail replacement bus will depart London Bridge station at 00:35, while another will depart Crystal Palace for London Bridge at 23:59 each night.

No westbound service between Stratford and Camden Road after 23:45 each night

  • Use local bus routes.
Tuesday 28 May

No service between Hackney Downs and Enfield Town/Cheshunt

  • Use alternative Tube services or local bus routes. Rail replacement buses will run between Seven Sisters and Enfield Town/Cheshunt.
  • A revised service will run between Liverpool Street and Chingford. Some trains will call additionally at Cambridge Heath and London Fields and some will depart slightly earlier than usual.
Wednesday 29 and Thursday 30 May

No eastbound service between Willesden Junction and Stratford after 23:00

  • Use alternative Tube services or local bus routes.

Elizabeth line

Tuesday 28 May

Reduced service after 22:00 between West Drayton and Maidenhead/Heathrow T4

  • This is due to Network Rail Thames Valley improvement works.


Wednesday 29 May until Sunday 2 June

DLR services will close one hour earlier than usual each evening

All DLR services will stop running at 23:30 from Wednesday to Saturday, and will stop running at 22:30 on Sunday. Customers should complete their journeys on the DLR by these times. Use local bus routes afterwards.

Buses and roads

Bus journeys will be affected by the following changes this weekend. We expect to run a good service, but buses may be delayed, diverted or stop short of their normal destination.

Monday 27 May until September 2024

Farringdon Street

  • Farringdon Street will close due to major gas main replacement works.
  • Cadent Gas are carrying out these essential works as part of their wider programme to improve the gas network across London. Visit Cadent Gas for more details about their works
  • Farringdon Street will be closed northbound between Ludgate Circus and Charterhouse Street. Traffic will be diverted via Fleet Street, Fetter Lane, New Fetter Lane, Holborn Circus and Charterhouse Street.
  • If you need to travel through the area, be aware that long queues and significant delays to your journey are expected, especially on the diversion route. There will also be some bus routes impacted by these works.
Monday 27 May until October 2024

HS2 A40 works

  • From 22:00 on Monday 27 May until late October, the A40 Western Avenue will be reduced to two lanes in each direction between Hanger Lane and Alperton Lane. Additional overnight lane restrictions and some directional closures will also be needed.

Plan ahead, use alternative routes and check before you travel. This is while HS2 continue work to build a new High Speed rail line between London and Birmingham.

Wednesday 29 May until Sunday 2 June

UEFA Champions League Final

On Saturday 1 June, Wembley Stadium will be hosting the UEFA Champions League final. Large crowds and increased traffic levels are expected around the stadium throughout the day.

The UEFA Champions Festival will take place in Trafalgar Square, Somerset House and Potters Field Park from Thursday 30 May until Sunday 2 June.

It will also take place on Regent Street on Thursday 30 and Friday 31 May, and the South Bank on Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 June.

From Wednesday 29 May until Sunday 2 June, some roads will be closed and there will be changes to how some bus routes and cycleways operate in central London. For the latest information on how buses are running, visit our website.

If your destination is not in central London, you may have a more comfortable journey if you are able to choose a route that avoids central London.

Plan ahead and check before you travel.

Long Term work affecting London Underground

Northern line

Spring and Summer 2024

TfL are carrying out work which will provide step-free access and a larger ticket hall at Colindale Tube station. To enable this work to go ahead:

  • Colindale station will be closed from Friday 7 June until December 2024
Until summer 2024

Until summer 2024, Kentish Town London Underground station will be closed

  • Kentish Town Thameslink station will remain open for customers to use during these works and will continue to be served by Thameslink services. This station is expected to be busier than usual, especially during peak hours, so allow extra time to reach or leave the platforms.
  • Nearby Tufnell Park station is an 11-minute walk away for customers needing access to the Northern line.
  • Customers travelling northbound can use local bus route 134 towards Tufnell Park. Customers travelling southbound can use local bus routes 88, 134 and 214 towards Camden Town or use local bus route 393 to Chalk Farm station.
  • London Overground services are also available from Kentish Town West and Camden Road for east and westbound journeys.

Santander Cycles

The following docking stations will be closed this weekend:

  • Stonecutter Street, Holborn
  • Watney Market, Shadwell
  • Euston Road, Euston
  • Lord’s, St. John’s Wood
  • Eaton Square, Belgravia
  • South Bermondsey, Southwark
  • Limerston Street
  • Penywern Road
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