18 November 2022

Various strikes will affect National Rail services, some bus routes and some Underground stations from Friday 25 November.

We have put together a summary below of which services will be affected on each day, as well as useful links to help you get around if you need to.

From Friday 25 November

Strikes are planned on bus services run by Abellio. The routes affected are mostly in west and south London although some also run in central London (a full list of affected routes can be found below).

The strikes will take place on the following dates:

  • Friday 25 and Saturday 26 November
  • Thursday 1, Friday 2 and Saturday 3 December
  • Friday 9 and Saturday 10 December
  • Friday 16 and Saturday 17 December

On the days after strikes, a good service will be running by approximately 06:00.

These routes will be affected:

Day routes

3, 27, 45, 63, 68, 109, 130, 156, 195, 196, 201, 207, 267, 270, 278, 315, 322, 350, 367, 381, 407, 415, 427, 433, 464, 482, 490, 969, C10, E5, E7, E10, E11, H20, H25, H28, H26, P5, P13, R68, R70, S4, U5, U7, U9

Route 481 will operate but with fewer services on weekdays from 07:30-08:00, and from 15:00-16:00. Remaining services will be busier than normal.

24-hour routes

24, 111, 159, 285, 344, 345

Night routes

N3, N27, N63, N68, N109, N207, N381

School route


You are advised to plan ahead and check your travel.

Friday 25 November

A strike is planned at some Underground stations. If it goes ahead, the stations may open later and close earlier or at short notice.

These stations are likely to be affected:

  • Euston
  • Green Park
  • Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3
  • Heathrow Terminal 4
  • Heathrow Terminal 5
  • Hatton Cross
  • Hounslow West
  • King’s Cross St Pancras
  • Victoria

Due to these station strikes, additional stations between Northfields and Heathrow may be affected at short notice and services between Northfields and Heathrow may be disrupted before 07:00 and after 23:00.

If you are travelling to or from Heathrow, use the Elizabeth line where necessary.

You are advised to plan ahead, consider alternative routes and check your travel.

Saturday 26 November

Underground stations affected by the strike on the 25th may open later than usual.

National Rail strike 

Strikes are planned on many national rail services. For more information on services affected, please check the National Rail website.

The following TfL services will also be affected:

There will be no service on the Circle line due to staff shortages caused by this national rail strike. All Circle line stations will still be served by Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan and District line services but you may need to wait longer for a train or take an alternative route.

London Overground services will run as usual except for planned closures between Liverpool Street and Chingford.

You are advised to plan ahead, consider alternative routes and check your travel.

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