Transport for London has announced that there will be disruptions to several tube and rail lines affecting Harrow residents over the weekend.
The Circle line will not be in service until 8:30am on Saturday 18 March. Passengers are advised to use alternative Tube, Elizabeth line, or local bus services.
The District line will also be affected by the upgrade work, with no service on the entire line until 8:30 am on Saturday. There will be no service between Whitechapel and Upminster until 2:00 pm and between Barking and Upminster from 2:00 pm. Passengers are advised to use alternative Tube, c2c, Elizabeth line, DLR, local bus, or rail replacement bus services. On Sunday 19 March, there will be no service between Becontree and Upminster, and alternative Elizabeth line, c2c, local, or replacement bus services should be used.
Similarly, the Hammersmith & City line will have no service until 2:00 pm on Saturday, and passengers should use alternative Tube, Elizabeth line, DLR, or local bus services.
The Metropolitan line will be affected too, with no service between Aldgate and Wembley Park until 8:30 am on Saturday, and passengers are advised to use alternative Tube services.
Overground services will be affected as well, with no service between Richmond and Willesden Junction, Highbury & Islington and New Cross/New Cross Gate, New Cross Gate and West Croydon/Crystal Palace, and Surrey Quays and Clapham Junction. Alternative Tube, DLR, Southern Railway, or local bus services will be provided.
There will also be no service between Camden Road and Stratford after 10:15 pm on Sunday, Kilburn High Road and Euston until 12:00 pm and after 8:30 pm on Sunday, and Liverpool Street and Chingford/Enfield Town/Cheshunt until 10:15 am. Passengers should use alternative Tube or local bus and rail replacement services.
The disruptions are part of work to roll out a new signalling system on the District line to improve the line’s reliability. Engineers will also implement a signalling fix to permanently address a recent software issue impacting reliability on the sub-surface lines.
Passengers are advised to plan their journeys in advance and use alternative modes of transportation during disruptions.