TRAVEL ADVISE FOR THE VIRGIN MONEY LONDON MARATHON
As long as the Virgin Money London Marathon is getting closer to entertain the Capital, so long as the road closer worries hiking.
This year’s race is likely to be a record, therefore, a severe disruption is expected. To be able to avoid that disruption, we KV Cars is sharing here TfL’s advice for the spectators, motorists, and runners.
The marathon is taking place on April 24, will see thousands of spectators and runners tempting to the roads of the City.
Access to some roads will be abandoned, affecting central London particularly, and bus services will be changed. A variety of Tube stations will also be unusually busier.
At Underground stations TfL Travel Ambassadors will be serving in their magenta uniforms along the route, helping and informing people.
Docklands Light Railway, London Underground, bus or London Overground will be the simplest ways to and from the race, (DLR).
From Greenwich Park to St. James’s Park there will be road closures (starting with 7am) in central London and southeast. They will entail every approach heading Tower Hill, Victoria Embankment and Upper Thames Street.
Rotherhithe Tunnel will also be inaccessible, along with Westminster bridges, the Tower and Southwark.
Motorists are advised to avoid driving near the route and plan ahead if possible go some other time.
Also, there will be a planned reopening from around midday along the route likely to be completely open again by 7pm.
The race will lead participants past some of London’s well renown and historic places. Visitors travelling to the Capital are advised to avoid busy areas, particularly Greenwich town centre, and plan their day carefully.
If you still think to know the real-time information or detailed travel advice, approach Transport for London (TfL).