Advice issued by TfL as RMT set to strike on Overground services this weekend

Archant

TfL is issuing travel advice to passengers as some members of the RMT union are expected to take industrial action on London Overground services this weekend.

The RMT are taking industrial action on the London Overground this weekend.The RMT are taking industrial action on the London Overground this weekend.

It said it and the London Overground operator, LOROL, will be working to run as many services as possible, adding there will be many alternative Tube, bus and rail routes available.

On both Sunday, August 25 and Monday, August 26 replacement bus services will be provided on the parts of the Richmond/Clapham Junction to Stratford Junction routes, which are expected to be affected by the industrial action.

From Richmond, the District line will operate normally.

Southern Railways will be providing an hourly train service on the Clapham Junction to Willesden Junction route, and South West Trains provides a regular service between Richmond and Clapham Junction stations, and onwards to London Waterloo.

RMT leader Bob Crow. Picture: Anthony Devlin/PA WireRMT leader Bob Crow. Picture: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

On Sunday replacement bus services will also be in place on the Highbury & Islington to New Cross/Crystal Palace/West Croydon and Clapham Junction routes where there is planned engineering works.

On Bank Holiday Monday this route will be operating a normal Saturday service.

For full details of the disruption click here.

Passengers are advised to plan ahead by visiting the TfL journey planner and make use of the alternatives if their London Overground service is disrupted.

Latest Stories from SNAP.PA

Lionel Messi now owns every single record in football. That’s what it seems like, anyway.

Read more

Jolie and rising British star Jack O’Connell were at the Unbroken premiere in London.

Read more

Eddie said that despite being sexually attracted to children, he’s never committed a crime and that there’s many more like him.

Read more

Promoted content

Gamucci is a global leader and premier brand of electronic cigarettes

Gamucci has an electronic cigarette tailored for every need. We have a range of both disposable and rechargeable electronic cigarettes suitable for all adult smokers. And for a limited time, some great discounts.

Money saving Christmas gifts to add to your shopping list!

It’s nearly time to go on the hunt for Christmas presents, stuck on what to get for your nearest and dearest? We’ve picked out a selection of great deals to get you started and to help you save some pennies!

Eddie said that despite being sexually attracted to children, he’s never committed a crime and that there’s many more like him.

PM speaks out after Lee Rigby report is made public calling one internet firm a ‘safe haven’.

Social network named in media reports as the platform used by extremists and criticised in government report.

The security services were not in a position to stop the attack on Lee Rigby, but an internet firm might have been able to help foil the plot.

TOP Stories

00:05
The £3 pill is for people who drink more than half a bottle of wine or three pints of beer a night  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

It’s something many Londoners have wished for on a Sunday morning. Now a pill which helps dampen the desire to drink alcohol is available to people who drink half a bottle of wine or three pints a night or more.

Yesterday, 18:36
The scorched remains of family business Archway Sheet Metals. Picture: London Fire Brigade (@LondonFire)/Twitter

Police this evening confirmed they are treating as “suspicious” the fire that gutted the only factory left preventing Tottenham Hotspur from starting work on its new stadium.

Yesterday, 12:49
Dr Lam Hoe Yeoh pleaded guilty to the charges at Croydon Crown Court [Photograph by Philip Toscano/PA Wire]

Dr Lam Hoe Yeoh, also known as Robin, today pleaded guilty to a string of voyeurism, indecency and pornography offences.

London Bloggers

Friday, November 14, 2014
Bird says back up your data

What happened after a friend of mine lost basically everything he’d created in the last 5 years:

Thursday, October 30, 2014
The Appilepsy team: Phil Efstathiou, Alex Telek , Clarence Ji, Miklos Molnar, Joran van Apeldoorn

In Tech City, things move fast. And sometimes erratically. Like phones in the pockets of people having epileptic seizures.

Friday, October 24, 2014
The 91-year-old gave the cyclist a wallop

After Baroness Sharples bragged about walloping a cyclist, London24’s cycling blogger AViewOfLondon has this to say...