Hammers v Chelsea problems for fans


By Hughie Southon

Supporters sil be experiencing travel problems as they bid to reach the London Stadium for a lunchtime kick off between the hammers and Chelsea this weekenmd.

London Overground services will be suspended between Highbury & Islington and Dalston Junction. Replacement buses will operate between Camden Road and Stratford via Highbury & Islington, Canonbury and Dalston Junction.

There will also be no Overground between Romford and Upminster. Fans should use local London Buses services.

Greater Anglia and Elizabeth line service between Stratford and Shenfield will be suspended. Replacement buses will operate between Stratford-Newbury Park and Romford-Shenfield.

Docklands Light Railway services between Bank/Tower Gateway and West India Quay/Poplar will be suspended. Replacement buses will operate.

The Central and Jubilee lines are set to serve Stratford as normal on Saturday, with no engineering work planned.

c2c services between Essex and West Ham and Southeastern services from Kent and London St Pancras to Stratford International are also planned to run. However, there are some disruptions on the latter due to engineering works.

Click here to plan your journey on the Transport for London network, or here for National Rail services.

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Hugh Southon is a lifelong Iron and the founding editor of ClaretandHugh. He is a national newspaper journalist of many years experience and was Bobby Moore's 'ghost' writer during the great man's lifetime. He describes ClaretandHugh as "the Hammers daily newspaper!"

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