Transport Engineering Works Stop for Big Weekend in London

All lines operating for Lord Mayor's Show and Remembrance Sunday

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The Lord Mayor’s Show will be taking place in the City and central London on Saturday November 10 and on Sunday November 11 Remembrance Sunday will be marked with a wreath laying ceremony at the Cenotaph on Whitehall.

Transport for London say that in order to support an important weekend for the city, London Underground will not be carrying out any upgrade works in central London across the weekend.

On Remembrance Sunday the Bakerloo, Circle, District, Jubilee, Metropolitan and Victoria lines are all operating and serving all stations near to the Cenotaph, including Westminster, Embankment and Charing Cross. The Central, Northern and Piccadilly lines will also be serving central London that day and, although there are some partial line closures, these will not prevent customers from travelling to and around central London.

There are also no planned works on the Docklands Light Railway or London Tramlink.

Since November 2008 war veterans have been able to travel on the Tube, DLR, Overground, London buses and trams for free with a Veterans Oyster photocard as part of the Mayor’s Veterans concessionary travel scheme.

More than 4,500 Veterans Oyster photocards have been issued. This scheme is of particular benefit to veterans who live in London and are not yet eligible for a 60+ London Oyster photocard or a Freedom Pass.

This year also marks the 89th year of the London Transport Old Comrades Association, who will continue the tradition of marching alongside the armed forces and laying a wreath at the Cenotaph in the annual Remembrance Sunday parade on Novembe 11.

If you are planning to travel this weekend November 10/11 please check if any of the following works will affect you.

Hammersmith & City line

On Saturday and Sunday, Paddington (Hammersmith & City) station is closed whilst TfL carry out station improvement works

Piccadilly line

On Saturday and Sunday, there is no service between Rayners Lane and Uxbridge, whilst TfL carry out track maintenance work. There will be a reduced service to Heathrow Terminal 4 station, with a train every 20 minutes


The lines between Barnes and Feltham via Brentford and Hounslow will be closed all day Sunday.

  • Train services will be diverted to run via Richmond and Twickenham.
  • Replacement bus services will run between Barnes and Feltham via Brentford and Hounslow.

Please use this link for timetable London Waterloo to Woking via Brentford and Hounslow.

Future disruption:

Sunday 18 November

Northern line

No service between West Ruislip and North Acton. Rail replacement buses operate. Bus Service: North Acton - Hanger Lane - Perivale - Greenford - Northolt - South Ruislip

Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 November

circle line

On Saturday and Sunday, there is no service on the entire line.


No service between Earls Court, Edgware Road and Kensington (Olympia).

Boxing Day - Wednesday 26 December

Northern line

No service between Ealing Broadway and North Acton. Rail replacement buses operate.


November 8, 2012