Plaistow to Forest Hill - travel by train, bus and rail

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    NHS Covid-19 vaccination centre, Newham at The ExCeL London. Only travel to the vaccination centre if you have been sent an appointment by the NHS. You will not be vaccinated without one and you cannot arrange one at the centre. Please use the Western Gateway entrance of The ExCeL London to access the vaccination centre. Follow 'vaccination centre' signs. Custom House for ExCeL is the nearest station to The ExCeL London. If using buses 147 241 or N551, alight at the Custom House Station stop, or at the Leslie Road stop if using Route 325

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      Travel disruption notes

      We are committed to helping London's schools remain open and operate safely and to help this we will be adding over 200 extra buses to our network from Monday 8 March. We will also be prioritising some of our bus services for school travel from this date. Government guidance allows for all seats to be occupied on these 'school services', doubling their capacity, which is currently limited due to necessary social distancing. These 'school services' will be clearly signed and will operate on several key routes between 0730-0900 (some routes will run until 0930) and 1430-1630 on weekdays. On designated routes 'school services' will operate on an every other bus basis. We ask that schoolchildren travelling without adults use the designated 'school services' where these are provided, to help ensure space for customers on other services.

      BARKING ROAD, E13: Routes 5, 115 and 330 are diverted in both directions due to a road traffic collision. Buses are diverting via Greengate Street and Balaam Street, with no service between ‘Plaistow / Prince Regent Lane’ and ‘Balaam Street’ southbound, or ‘Plaistow Police Station’ northbound.

      NHS Covid-19 vaccination centre, Newham at The ExCeL London. Only travel to the vaccination centre if you have been sent an appointment by the NHS. You will not be vaccinated without one and you cannot arrange one at the centre. Please use the Western Gateway entrance of The ExCeL London to access the vaccination centre. Follow 'vaccination centre' signs. Custom House for ExCeL is the nearest station to The ExCeL London. If using buses 147 241 or N551, alight at the Custom House Station stop, or at the Leslie Road stop if using Route 325

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        Travel disruption notes

        We are committed to helping London's schools remain open and operate safely and to help this we will be adding over 200 extra buses to our network from Monday 8 March. We will also be prioritising some of our bus services for school travel from this date. Government guidance allows for all seats to be occupied on these 'school services', doubling their capacity, which is currently limited due to necessary social distancing. These 'school services' will be clearly signed and will operate on several key routes between 0730-0900 (some routes will run until 0930) and 1430-1630 on weekdays. On designated routes 'school services' will operate on an every other bus basis. We ask that schoolchildren travelling without adults use the designated 'school services' where these are provided, to help ensure space for customers on other services.

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          Travel disruption notes

          We are committed to helping London's schools remain open and operate safely and to help this we will be adding over 200 extra buses to our network from Monday 8 March. We will also be prioritising some of our bus services for school travel from this date. Government guidance allows for all seats to be occupied on these 'school services', doubling their capacity, which is currently limited due to necessary social distancing. These 'school services' will be clearly signed and will operate on several key routes between 0730-0900 (some routes will run until 0930) and 1430-1630 on weekdays. On designated routes 'school services' will operate on an every other bus basis. We ask that schoolchildren travelling without adults use the designated 'school services' where these are provided, to help ensure space for customers on other services.

          RUSHEY GREEN SE6: Routes 47 54 136 199 208 N136 N199 towards Bromley is diverted via Plassey Road and Sangley Road due to gas works. Missing stop The Catford Centre.

          RUSHEY GREEN, SE6: Routes 47 54 136 199 208 N136 N199 are on diversion towards Bromley via Brownhill Road, Plassy Road and Sangley Road due to a gas main replacement. Buses are missing the stop The Catford Centre.

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            Travel disruption notes

            LONDON OVERGROUND: Sunday 11 April, no service between New Cross Gate and West Croydon / Crystal Palace. A reduced service will operate on the rest of the line. Use Southern Railway replacement service between New Cross Gate and West Croydon calling at Brockley, Honor Oak Park, Forest Hill, Sydenham, Crystal Palace, Anerley (for Penge West), Norwood Junction and Selhurst.

            SOUTHERN RAILWAY: Sunday 11 April, no service between London Bridge and East Croydon (via Forest Hill) or between Crystal Palace and West Croydon. Use Jubilee line and Overground connections between London Bridge and New Cross Gate (via Canada Water). Replacement buses operate between New Cross Gate and West Croydon calling at Brockley, Honor Oak Park, Forest Hill, Sydenham, Crystal Palace, Anerley (for Penge West), Norwood Junction and Selhurst (for trains to/from East Croydon).

            Plaistow to Forest Hill

            Leave at 23:23 and arrive at 05:52
            Journey time 06:29
            You will need to make 5 changes

            Start with Hammersmith & City line or District line to West Ham

            • West Ham Underground Station

            Travel disruption notes

            HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Until further notice, due to staff shortages in our control room there could be short notice alterations to Hammersmith & City line services. This will affect weekday and weekend service and at times will mean there is a reduced service, or no service on this line.

            c2c: Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 April, no service between Liverpool Street, Stratford and Barking. All trains operate to/from Fenchurch Street via Limehouse and West Ham (for Jubilee line)

            NHS Covid-19 vaccination centre, Newham at The ExCeL London. Only travel to the vaccination centre if you have been sent an appointment by the NHS. You will not be vaccinated without one and you cannot arrange one at the centre. Please use the Western Gateway entrance of The ExCeL London to access the vaccination centre. Follow 'vaccination centre' signs. Custom House for ExCeL is the nearest station to The ExCeL London. If using buses 147 241 or N551, alight at the Custom House Station stop, or at the Leslie Road stop if using Route 325

            Change for Jubilee line to Canada Water

            • Canning Town Underground Station
            • North Greenwich Underground Station
            • Canary Wharf Underground Station
            • Canada Water Underground Station

            Travel disruption notes

            c2c: Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 April, no service between Liverpool Street, Stratford and Barking. All trains operate to/from Fenchurch Street via Limehouse and West Ham (for Jubilee line)

            We are committed to helping London's schools remain open and operate safely and to help this we will be adding over 200 extra buses to our network from Monday 8 March. We will also be prioritising some of our bus services for school travel from this date. Government guidance allows for all seats to be occupied on these 'school services', doubling their capacity, which is currently limited due to necessary social distancing. These 'school services' will be clearly signed and will operate on several key routes between 0730-0900 (some routes will run until 0930) and 1430-1630 on weekdays. On designated routes 'school services' will operate on an every other bus basis. We ask that schoolchildren travelling without adults use the designated 'school services' where these are provided, to help ensure space for customers on other services.

            BARKING ROAD, E13: Routes 5, 115 and 330 are diverted in both directions due to a road traffic collision. Buses are diverting via Greengate Street and Balaam Street, with no service between ‘Plaistow / Prince Regent Lane’ and ‘Balaam Street’ southbound, or ‘Plaistow Police Station’ northbound.

            NHS Covid-19 vaccination centre, Newham at The ExCeL London. Only travel to the vaccination centre if you have been sent an appointment by the NHS. You will not be vaccinated without one and you cannot arrange one at the centre. Please use the Western Gateway entrance of The ExCeL London to access the vaccination centre. Follow 'vaccination centre' signs. Custom House for ExCeL is the nearest station to The ExCeL London. If using buses 147 241 or N551, alight at the Custom House Station stop, or at the Leslie Road stop if using Route 325

            METROPOLITAN LINE: Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 April, no service between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Aldgate. Use Chiltern Railways services between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Marylebone, however, please note that these services will not call at Rickmansworth this weekend (Metropolitan line trains stop as normal). Replacement buses operate.

            Change for London Overground to New Cross Gate Rail Station

            • Surrey Quays Rail Station
            • New Cross Gate Rail Station

            Travel disruption notes

            CANADA WATER STATION: This station has short London Overground platforms. Customers are advised to travel in the front 4 coaches and listen to on-board announcements.

            LONDON OVERGROUND: Sunday 11 April, no service between New Cross Gate and West Croydon / Crystal Palace. A reduced service will operate on the rest of the line. Use Southern Railway replacement service between New Cross Gate and West Croydon calling at Brockley, Honor Oak Park, Forest Hill, Sydenham, Crystal Palace, Anerley (for Penge West), Norwood Junction and Selhurst.

            SOUTHERN RAILWAY: Sunday 11 April, no service between London Bridge and East Croydon (via Forest Hill) or between Crystal Palace and West Croydon. Use Jubilee line and Overground connections between London Bridge and New Cross Gate (via Canada Water). Replacement buses operate between New Cross Gate and West Croydon calling at Brockley, Honor Oak Park, Forest Hill, Sydenham, Crystal Palace, Anerley (for Penge West), Norwood Junction and Selhurst (for trains to/from East Croydon).

            METROPOLITAN LINE: Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 April, no service between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Aldgate. Use Chiltern Railways services between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Marylebone, however, please note that these services will not call at Rickmansworth this weekend (Metropolitan line trains stop as normal). Replacement buses operate.

            Change for London Overground to Forest Hill Rail Station

            • Brockley Rail Station
            • Honor Oak Park Rail Station
            • Forest Hill Rail Station

            Travel disruption notes

            We are committed to helping London's schools remain open and operate safely and to help this we will be adding over 200 extra buses to our network from Monday 8 March. We will also be prioritising some of our bus services for school travel from this date. Government guidance allows for all seats to be occupied on these 'school services', doubling their capacity, which is currently limited due to necessary social distancing. These 'school services' will be clearly signed and will operate on several key routes between 0730-0900 (some routes will run until 0930) and 1430-1630 on weekdays. On designated routes 'school services' will operate on an every other bus basis. We ask that schoolchildren travelling without adults use the designated 'school services' where these are provided, to help ensure space for customers on other services.

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              Travel disruption notes

              LONDON OVERGROUND: Sunday 11 April, no service between New Cross Gate and West Croydon / Crystal Palace. A reduced service will operate on the rest of the line. Use Southern Railway replacement service between New Cross Gate and West Croydon calling at Brockley, Honor Oak Park, Forest Hill, Sydenham, Crystal Palace, Anerley (for Penge West), Norwood Junction and Selhurst.

              SOUTHERN RAILWAY: Sunday 11 April, no service between London Bridge and East Croydon (via Forest Hill) or between Crystal Palace and West Croydon. Use Jubilee line and Overground connections between London Bridge and New Cross Gate (via Canada Water). Replacement buses operate between New Cross Gate and West Croydon calling at Brockley, Honor Oak Park, Forest Hill, Sydenham, Crystal Palace, Anerley (for Penge West), Norwood Junction and Selhurst (for trains to/from East Croydon).

              Plaistow to Forest Hill

              Leave at 05:30 and arrive at 06:07
              Journey time 37 mins
              You will need to make 4 changes

              Start with Hammersmith & City line or District line to Whitechapel

              • West Ham Underground Station
              • Bromley-by-Bow Underground Station
              • Bow Road Underground Station
              • Mile End Underground Station
              • Stepney Green Underground Station
              • Whitechapel Underground Station

              Travel disruption notes

              HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Until further notice, due to staff shortages in our control room there could be short notice alterations to Hammersmith & City line services. This will affect weekday and weekend service and at times will mean there is a reduced service, or no service on this line.

              Change for London Overground to Forest Hill Rail Station

              • Shadwell Rail Station
              • Wapping Rail Station
              • Rotherhithe Rail Station
              • Canada Water Rail Station
              • Surrey Quays Rail Station
              • New Cross Gate Rail Station
              • Brockley Rail Station
              • Honor Oak Park Rail Station
              • Forest Hill Rail Station

              Travel disruption notes

              We are committed to helping London's schools remain open and operate safely and to help this we will be adding over 200 extra buses to our network from Monday 8 March. We will also be prioritising some of our bus services for school travel from this date. Government guidance allows for all seats to be occupied on these 'school services', doubling their capacity, which is currently limited due to necessary social distancing. These 'school services' will be clearly signed and will operate on several key routes between 0730-0900 (some routes will run until 0930) and 1430-1630 on weekdays. On designated routes 'school services' will operate on an every other bus basis. We ask that schoolchildren travelling without adults use the designated 'school services' where these are provided, to help ensure space for customers on other services.

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                Travel disruption notes

                We are committed to helping London's schools remain open and operate safely and to help this we will be adding over 200 extra buses to our network from Monday 8 March. We will also be prioritising some of our bus services for school travel from this date. Government guidance allows for all seats to be occupied on these 'school services', doubling their capacity, which is currently limited due to necessary social distancing. These 'school services' will be clearly signed and will operate on several key routes between 0730-0900 (some routes will run until 0930) and 1430-1630 on weekdays. On designated routes 'school services' will operate on an every other bus basis. We ask that schoolchildren travelling without adults use the designated 'school services' where these are provided, to help ensure space for customers on other services.

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                  Travel disruption notes

                  LONDON OVERGROUND: Sunday 11 April, no service between New Cross Gate and West Croydon / Crystal Palace. A reduced service will operate on the rest of the line. Use Southern Railway replacement service between New Cross Gate and West Croydon calling at Brockley, Honor Oak Park, Forest Hill, Sydenham, Crystal Palace, Anerley (for Penge West), Norwood Junction and Selhurst.

                  SOUTHERN RAILWAY: Sunday 11 April, no service between London Bridge and East Croydon (via Forest Hill) or between Crystal Palace and West Croydon. Use Jubilee line and Overground connections between London Bridge and New Cross Gate (via Canada Water). Replacement buses operate between New Cross Gate and West Croydon calling at Brockley, Honor Oak Park, Forest Hill, Sydenham, Crystal Palace, Anerley (for Penge West), Norwood Junction and Selhurst (for trains to/from East Croydon).

                  Buses

                  Average journey time: 1 hour 34 mins

                  Cycle

                  Average journey time: 1 hour 16 mins

                  Return journey: Forest Hill to Plaistow

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