Barking Gospel Oak Line Closure Details
The Barking-Gospel Oak Overground rail line will close completely once again from Sunday 17 September until Sunday 22 October for the continuation of electrification works. Special rail replacement buses will run between Walthamstow Central and Barking (calling at all intermediate stations plus East Ham), and between Seven Sisters and Gospel Oak. Passengers are directed to use the Victoria Line or other bus services between Walthamstow Central and Seven Sisters.
Regular users of the line who use Oyster or Pay As You Go cards are entitled to refunds if they incur additional costs by travelling via Zone 1. Full details of this and other aspects of the closure can be found on the TfL website and on the Barking-Gospel Oak Rail User Group's website. If you have difficulties obtaining your refund, contact TfL on 0343 222 1234. The Rail User Group would also like to know about any such cases please email the rail line.