Tube strike: How can I get around London this morning?

A widespread strike by Transport for London employees noticed the Tube community shut throughout the town yesterday.

Disruption is anticipated to proceed till mid-morning in the present day.

TfL is advising prospects to “keep away from making Tube journeys till mid-morning” as “disruption is prone to proceed”; no Tube companies will run earlier than 8am.

“If you might want to journey, anticipate extreme disruption, Enable extra time on your journey,” says TfL.

However in the event you do have a vital journey, how are you going to get round London this morning?


Buses are working as regular. Nevertheless, TfL warns that companies and routes shall be a lot busier than traditional.

“Enable extra time on your journey and think about strolling or biking in the event you can,” advises TfL.

London Overground

A diminished service is working on London Overground from 7.30am, with round half of all companies prone to run.


DLR companies are working as regular however are prone to be busy; some stations additionally served by the Tube should still be closed this morning.

Elizabeth Line

The Elizabeth line will run a diminished service.

London Trams

A diminished tram service is working.

Nationwide Rail companies

Nationwide rail companies will begin from 7.30am.


Coach companies from London to airports, regional, nationwide and worldwide locations are anticipated to be very busy this week. TfL advises travellers to:

  • E-book forward the place potential
  • Examine together with your operator for any modifications
  • Arrive at your departure level (together with Victoria Coach Station) properly upfront of your scheduled departure

Driving and cabs

Travellers can nonetheless full journeys by automotive, though roads are anticipated to be busier than traditional. ULEZ and Congestion charging will stay in place throughout the week and won’t be affected by the economic motion.

Strolling and biking

A lot of London’s Zone 1 is walkable relying on the place you might want to get to; TfL has launched a strolling Tube map to assist travellers higher navigate and plan journeys on foot.

Biking can be a handy choice – in accordance with TfL, “You might be by no means greater than 600 metres from a Santander Cycle rent level in central London”. Santander bikes price £2 for limitless 30-minute journeys inside a 24-hour interval. Journeys longer than half-hour price an extra £2 per journey.

Electrical scooters

There are rental e-scooter trials working within the following London boroughs:

  • Camden
  • Metropolis of London
  • Ealing
  • Hammersmith & Fulham
  • Kensington and Chelsea
  • Lambeth (north of the borough solely)
  • Richmond upon Thames
  • Southwark
  • Tower Hamlets (restricted parking at Canary Wharf and a few TfL stations)
  • Westminster

Travellers can rent e-scooters from Dott, Lime and TIER by way of their cellular apps.

Uber Boat by Thames Clippers

Uber Boat by Thames Clippers has companies alongside the Thames working each 20 minutes all through the day from early within the morning till midnight.

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