TFL | Road Freight Bulletin, 17.3.16, inc easter news

Here is your weekly commercial drivers travel update, which sets out changes and events that could affect your planned operations.

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Proposed Tube strike action
The RMT union is currently planning to take strike action on the Piccadilly line from 21:00 on Wednesday 23 March for 24 hours. The strike involves Piccadilly line drivers and services would be disrupted from early evening on Wednesday and all day on Thursday 24 March. If the strike goes ahead we will provide you with detailed travel information.

Advance Easter travel information
Planned improvement work will take place on the Tube and rail networks between Friday 25 March and Friday 1 April. To plan ahead, visit or

Blackwall Tunnel 
The tunnel will be closed southbound from midnight on Thursday night until 05:00 on Friday 18 March, and from 01:00 to 08:00 on Saturday and Sunday morning.

From 10:00 until 15:00 each day until late May, there will be lane restrictions southbound on Brixton Road between Gresham Road and Canterbury Crescent. This is for junction improvement works.

Until late April, there are temporary traffic signals in place on Lordship Lane at the junction of Dulwich Common. These will be in operation from 21:00 until 06:00, except for Friday and Saturday nights.

Central London 
From 10:00 until 16:00 on Saturday 19 March, there will be road closures and delays to traffic in the area, including Trafalgar Square, Oxford Circus, Regent Street and Piccadilly Circus. This is for a march.

Northwest London 
From 05:15 until 13:45 on Sunday 20 March, there will be road closures in the Brent and Barnet areas for a sporting event. For a full list of closures, please visit

From 07:00 on Monday 21 until 22:00 on Wednesday 30 March, a contraflow will be in place on City Road at the junction of City Garden Row. This is for National Grid gas works.

Hyde Park 
From Monday 21 March until July, West Carriage Drive will be closed westbound. This is for Cycle Superhighway works.

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