THE Easter bank holiday is here, bringing with it four days to enjoy hot cross buns, egg hunts, and the first easing of lockdown restrictions.
Londoners looking to travel across the city to see friends, though, may encounter some disruption to their journey due to planned closures across the public transport network.
Will trains be running over the Easter weekend?
Transport for London (TfL) announced that some train lines will see closures and disruption between Good Friday and Easter Monday.
Some sections of the Overground will not have service, MyLondon reported.
TfL rail services in East and West London would also be disrupted – including trains from Hackney Wick to Stratford, and Romford to Upminster.
There would be no service between Hayes & Harlington to Heathrow Terminal 5 on Sunday, April 4.
There will be a reduced service between Paddington and Hayes & Harlington/Reading on the same day and trains will not stop at Acton Main Line, Hanwell, and West Ealing.
On the TfL rail west, there would be no service between Hayes and Harlington to Heathrow Terminal 5 on Sunday.
There would also be a reduced service between Paddington and Hayes & Harlington/Reading on the same day and trains will not stop at Acton Main Line, Hanwell, and West Ealing.
Will the tube be running over the weekend?
While most tube services would continue running over the weekend, others would stop over Easter, and commence on Tuesday 6. Planned closures only affected the Northern Line and the Piccadilly Line.
No service between Charing Cross/Euston (via Bank) and Stockwell from Friday, April 2 and Monday, April 5.
No service between Wood Green to Cockfosters from Friday, April 2, and Monday, April 5.
No service between Rayners Lane to Uxbridge from Friday, April 2, and Monday, April 5.
There is currently no service on the Circle Line today, April 3, due to “train cancellations”. Tickets will be accepted on London buses.
Waterloo & City Line
There is no service “until further notice”.