Bus and Train Service Changes

Summary of Proposed Train Services over Christmas and New Year 2016 /17

Date Franchise Commitment level of service Proposed level of service Engineering Works and special events
Friday 23 December 2016 Mon-Fri Normal Friday train plan with some targeted strengthening from 1200
Christmas Eve
Saturday 24 December 2016
Sat A special service based on a Saturday frequency will operate on most routes, with
the normal earlier closedown of the network from 1900.
Engineering blockade Waterloo affects operations – some services altered with phased early closedown to match blockade requirements and demand
Christmas Day
Sunday 25 December
No service No service will operate.
Boxing Day
Monday 26 December
No service No service will operate.
Bank Holiday
Tuesday 27 December
Saturday A normal Saturday level of frequency will operate, with additional trains for the Big Game 9 Rugby match at Twickenham and strengthening for Rugby and Racing Waterloo blockade finishes 0600.
GWR only running to Ealing Broadway and not diverting to Waterloo.
District Line Earl’s Court blockade
Wednesday 28 to Saturday 31 December Saturday A special service based on a Saturday frequency will operate on most routes with some extra “morning peak” trains and formations. District Line Earl’s Court blockade
New Year’s Day Sunday 1 January 2017 (Bank Holiday) Sunday A normal Sunday service operates with additional early morning services from London Waterloo between 0001 and 0500. New Year’s Morning celebrations and Parade.
District Line Earl’s Court blockade
Bank Holiday Monday 2 January Saturday A normal Saturday service will operate.
Tuesday 3 January Mon-Fri Normal service resumes