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As is now traditional, travel on much of the public transport in London will be free of charge overnight on New Year’s Eve.
TfL has confirmed that the free travel offer — for those who pay per trip — will run from 11:45pm on New Year’s Eve through to 4:30am on New Years Day.
On the London Underground
They are running a special all-night service on most lines:
The following Tube stations will be closed or exit-only:
On the Overground:
On TfL Rail
On the DLR
On the Trams
On the buses
From 19:30, buses will operate from hub locations:
These services are running all night:
Whole route: 51, 56, 97, 109, 115, 118, 161, 248, 333, 358, 414, 415, 422, 432 and 476
Part of route: 45, 174, 185, 388
Full details for the NYE travel from TfL’s website here.
National Rail operators
The national rail operators do not participate in TfL’s free travel deal.
An amended Saturday timetable will operate, with additional after-midnight services from London.
Half-hourly service with last trains from Fenchurch Street at 1:24am.
East Midlands Trains
Trains from London St Pancras International will terminate at Bedford. Last train leaves at 22:30.
The last train from London Liverpool Street is 22.33 to Norwich, 23.38 to Ipswich, 00.48 to Colchester, 00.58 to Southend Victoria all using the rail replacement service via the Central line and bus from Newbury Park to Ingatestone – and 23.28 to Cambridge.
No trains overnight from Paddington until 6:30am.
Services will start to wind down from 16:00 on New Years’ Eve, and trains stopping completely by around 20:30.
London Northwestern Railway
Half-hourly service with last trains from Euston at 1:34am.
A Saturday timetable will operate with some additional trains in the morning and evening peak periods.
They’ll be running extra trains on many routes during the night to help you get home from the festivities.
Extra trains will run on the following routes during the early hours of New Year’s Day for those travelling home from the New Year celebrations in Central London.
Some extra longer-distance services will also run.
Some services which normally leave London Waterloo just after midnight will be delayed to provide services for those returning from the New Year celebrations.
Last train at 23:58.
Additional services will run from Farringdon to Sutton / St Albans City between 00:40 and 04:40 on Tuesday morning.
Services will start to wind down from 16:00 on New Years’ Eve, and trains stopping completely by around 20:00.
Always check railway timetables for the latest information about last trains.
This article first appeared on www.ianvisits.co.uk
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