London August bank holiday travel disruptions

11:06 28 August 2015

London August Bank <b><i>Discount Holidays ©</i></b> Holiday Travel Disruptions

On second thoughts, just stay at home

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We know you re eager to make the most of the long weekend, so check out our guide to avoid spending it stuck in traffic or at the train station as you try to get around London.

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Don t forget that transport in west London will be very disrupted on Sunday and Monday by Notting Hill Carnival. See our complete guide on how to get there here3.

Saturday August 29

Rugby League Challenge Cup Final at Wembley

Wembley Central station (Bakerloo and London Overground Lines), Wembley Park station (Jubilee and Metropolitan Lines) and Wembley Stadium station (rail) are expected to be crowded before and after the match. Information for spectators is available here4.

Barbarians vs Samoa at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park stadium

Services around Stratford may be busier than usual

Chelsea vs Crystal Palace

Fulham Broadway station (District Line) and the area around Stamford Bridge will be busy. Find out how to get there here5.

Tottenham Hotspur vs Everton

White Hart Lane station and Northumberland Park station are expected to be congested before and after the match. Travel information for fans is available here6.

All weekend

First Great Western services in and out of Paddington will be disrupted by strike action from 00.01am on Saturday until 11.59pm on Monday,

There will be no trains between Hackney Wick and Stratford due to Overground improvement work. Trains between London Liverpool Street and Shenfield will run less frequently. More detailed information here7.

Improvement work to the A406 at Nightingale Bridge around the junction with the M11

The slip road from the A406 northbound to the M11 will be closed.

No trains to/from London Charing Cross, London Cannon Street and Waterloo East due e to Thameslink Programme engineering work.

These three stations will be closed, and Southeastern trains will not be serving London Bridge (except for trains to/from Hastings). If you re affected by the engineering work, you may use the following routes at no extra charge to complete your journey;

London Overground between Canada Water and New Cross.

London Underground between Southeastern s London terminals and Brixton, Blackfriars and Monument, Southwark, Embankment and Canada Water.

Docklands Light Railway between Lewisham and Greenwich.

Thameslink between London Blackfriars and Sevenoaks. More information about this disruption can be found here8.

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