Transport Services Affected By Big Storm

Travel disruption expected with Overground cancelling trains till 9am

With the Met Office issuing an amber weather warning for London predicting gusts of 60-70mph through the early hours of Monday morning, Transport for London says that London Overground Services will not operate before 9am on Monday.

TfL adds that road users are advised to take extra care, and all road and public transport users are advised to check for the latest updates before travelling with service providers and the Met Office.

You can follow the latest developments at the Twitter account TfL Traffic News.

And South West Trains are not planning to run trains before 11am, and have told people not to travel all day if possible. They are warning that a much reduced service will operate.

The Mayor of London's office has set up a web page called London Resilience offering advice on preparing for the storm, and you can also follow its up to the minute advice on Twitter at London_Prepared.

The Metropolitan Police Service is reminding Londoners to dial 101 when contacting police when it's not an emergency with expected increases in demand brought about by high winds.

The Met adds that calling 999 when it is not an emergency can reduce can our effectiveness at dealing with genuine emergencies.

Three Twitter accounts have also been set up at #stormuk, #ukstorm and #storm13.


October 27, 2013