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Platinum Jubilee: Capital braces as huge crowds will impact travel UK News

As the nation celebrates the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, Londoners are now being warned to check journeys before you go.

The warning comes as huge crowds are expected to hit the capital for the four-day bank holiday.

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With road closures and some train stations also closed in a bid to control the large number of people traveling in the city.

Transport for London hopes the newly opened Elizabeth line will reduce pressure on networks as it will operate on a Sunday for the first time.

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Services are expected to be busiest on Saturday evening and Sunday during the day.

With Network Advisors, encourage travelers to use the TfL Go app or website to check the latest and most up-to-date service status.

How to get around London during the Platinum Jubilee:

Although all metro and train services will operate as usual over the bank holiday weekend, some stations will be closed to handle the additional number of people in the capital.

Plans are in place for Charing Cross and St James Park stations to be closed after 3pm on Saturday June 4.

While Hyde Park station will only go out from 4 p.m. and is expected to close after 9 p.m.

Additionally, St Jame’s Park station will close after 1pm on Sunday June 5, with Westminster closed from 10am, although travelers can still change between Circle, District and Jubilee lines.

And if you plan to move forward on the extended license hours, you can use the Night Tube on the Central, Jubilee and Victoria lines on Fridays and Saturdays.

Buses should operate as normal, but Arriva advises customers to check routes before setting off.

In general, services will be much busier than normal on Saturday and Sunday, with TfL encouraging people to check and be aware of the busier than normal service.

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This notice was published: 2022-06-01 14:27:10

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