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London Underground weekend closures: Tube and Overground changes on October 16 and 17

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As always there is a lot happening in London this weekend making it a great time to visit the Capital.

But it also means that we can expect a number of travel disruptions in the city as services are postponed for sports games, religious festivals, and the usual planned maintenance.

Events include the NFL game between Jacksonville Jaguars and Miami Dolphins on Sunday which kicks off at 2.30pm at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

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As always Transport for London is asking passengers to wear a facemask while using its services and has reminded people to wash their hands regularly.

The expected travel disruptions can be viewed below.

No Southern rail services to/from Victoria this weekend

During Network Rail re-signalling work, there will be no Southern rail services to/from Victoria this weekend.

Passangers should use rail services from London Bridge for all Southern destinations, including Gatwick Airport and Brighton.

Southern tickets will be accepted on the Tube between Victoria and Blackfriars/London Bridge/Balham.

For local journeys, a replacement bus service is running between East Croydon and Clapham Junction.

Southeastern services are operating from Victoria as usual.

Victoria line

Sunday, October 17

The Victoria line is expected to be very busy as follows:

Northbound services towards Seven Sisters between 10.30am and 1.30pm.

Southbound services from Tottenham Hale between between 6pm and 8pm.

For the NFL game, fans should take the Victoria line to either Seven Sisters or Tottenham Hale and walk, using the signed routes. Avoid interchange from the Victoria line to London Overground at Seven Sisters as northbound Overground services are expected to be full upon arrival at Seven Sisters.

Seven Sisters and Tottenham Hale stations

Sunday, October 17

Seven Sisters and Tottenham Hale stations are likely be very busy between 10am and 1pm and between 6pm and 8pm.

A managed queuing system will in operation after the game at both stations. However, it is generally easier to board the Victoria line at Tottenham Hale station after the match. Please follow advice from police, stewards and TfL staff.

London Overground

Sunday, October 17

Before the NFL game you are advised to board at Liverpool Street for services towards White Hart Lane.

Northbound trains are expected to be full on arrival at Seven Sisters.

At Seven Sisters all access to London Overground will be via a queue at the event day entrance on Birstall Road.

All interchange from the Victoria line onto the Overground will require exiting and re-entering the station via the queue at event day entrance.

After the game there will be a managed queueing system in place at White Hart Lane. For journeys to central London and beyond you are advised to stay on the train to Liverpool Street and change to Tube services there, as there will be queues at Seven Sisters for the Victoria line.

Monday October 18 to Thursday, October 21

No southbound service between Sydenham and West Croydon after 11.30pm each night.

Use the rail replacement bus service or local bus routes.

No service between Hackney Downs and Chingford after 10.45pm each night.

Use alternative Tube services or the rail replacement bus service.

Bus services

Sunday, October 17

All traffic, including bus routes 149, 192, 259, 279, 318, 341, 349 and W3 will be diverted from Tottenham High Road during the road closure (4.30am to 7pm).

After the match, bus stops D and K on Tottenham High Road outside Seven Sisters station, will be suspended. Use bus stops G and J ‘College of North East London’.

Further travel advice is available on the NFL website and also the Tottenham Hotspur website.

London Underground

Metropolitan line

Saturday, October 16 and Sunday, October 17

No service between Wembley Park and Northwood / Uxbridge

Rail replacement bus services will run.

Piccadilly line

Until spring 2022

Trains will not stop at South Kensington

The Circle and District lines will continue to stop and the station will remain open. Find out more information and travel advice.

Buses and roads

Bus and road users may be affected by the NFL London game between the Miami Dolphins and Jacksonville Jaguars.

A good service is expected but buses may be delayed, diverted or stop short of their normal destination.

Santander Cycles

The following docking stations are suspended this weekend:

Cartwright Gardens, Bloomsbury

Fashion Street, Whitechapel

Harrington Square 2, Camden Town

Houghton Street, Strand

Rathbone Street, Fitzrovia

St John’s Crescent, Brixton

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