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Your guide to Christmas and New Year train services in east London

PUBLISHED: 16:00 14 December 2018

Will you be travelling over the Christmas period? Picture: Isabel Infantes

Will you be travelling over the Christmas period? Picture: Isabel Infantes

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Whether visiting friends and family or going for that bargain in the sales, the rail network helps a lot of people to get around over the festive period.

Plan your journeys in advance by checking out our easy guide to which lines will be closed and when.

Saturday, December 22

c2c: Normal service

TfL Rail: Normal service

Overground: Normal service

Tube: Normal service on all lines except the Central line, which is set to be affected by strike action.

Sunday, December 23

c2c: Revised Sunday service with all trains serving Fenchurch Street.

TfL Rail: No service, with replacement buses in operation between Shenfield and Newbury Park and between Romford and Stratford.

Overground: No service between Romford and Upminster, or between Barking and South Tottenham. No trains between Stratford and Camden Road after 10.30pm.

Tube and DLR: Normal service on all lines.

Monday, December 24

c2c: Special service - two trains an hour on Ockendon and Rainham routes, four an hour on Laindon routes with additional peak trains.

TfL Rail: No service, with replacement buses in operation.

Overground: No service between Romford and Upminster, or between Barking and South Tottenham.

Tube and DLR: Normal service on all lines.

Tuesday, December 25

No service on any route.

Wednesday, December 26

No service on c2c, TfL Rail or Overground. Normal service on all Tube and DLR lines, except between Bow Church and Stratford which is closed after 9pm.

Thursday, December 27

c2c: Special service - two trains an hour on Ockendon and Rainham routes, four an hour on Laindon routes with additional peak trains.

TfL Rail: No service, with replacement buses in operation.

Overground: No service between Romford and Upminster.

Tube and DLR: Normal service on all lines. except between Bow Church and Stratford which is closed after 9pm.

Friday, December 28

c2c: Special service - two trains an hour on Ockendon and Rainham routes, four an hour on Laindon routes with additional peak trains.

TfL Rail: Four trains an hour between Romford and Shenfield, with replacement buses on the rest of the route.

Overground: No service between Romford and Upminster.

Tube and DLR: Normal service on all lines.

Saturday, December 29

c2c: Revised Saturday service, with all trains serving Fenchurch Street.

TfL Rail: Four trains an hour between Romford and Shenfield, with replacement buses on the rest of the route.

Overground: No service between Romford and Upminster, or between Barking and South Tottenham.

Tube and DLR: Normal service on all lines.

Sunday, December 30

c2c: Revised Sunday service, with all trains serving Fenchurch Street.

TfL Rail: Four trains an hour between Romford and Shenfield, with replacement buses on the rest of the route.

Overground: No service between Romford and Upminster, or between Barking and South Tottenham.

Tube and DLR: Normal service on all lines, except between Bow Church and Stratford which is closed after 9pm.

Monday, December 31

c2c: Special service - two trains an hour on Ockendon and Rainham routes, four an hour on Laindon routes with additional peak trains.

TfL Rail: Four trains an hour between Romford and Shenfield, with replacement buses on the rest of the route.

Overground: No service between Romford and Upminster.

Tube and DLR: Normal service on all lines, except between Bow Church and Stratford which is closed after 9pm.

Tuesday, January 1

c2c: Revised Sunday service, with all trains serving Fenchurch Street.

TfL Rail: Four trains an hour between Romford and Shenfield, with replacement buses on the rest of the route.

Overground: No service between Romford and Upminster.

Tube and DLR: Normal service on all lines.

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