Tens of thousands of people are looking to travel home this afternoon and evening as two major sporting events return to London, and there are some travel delays to be aware of. The is winding down with some road closures lifting, but the FA Cup has kicked off, so there will be a steady stream of people wanting to get home.

There are some delays on the Tube and major congestion in Central London. On the Northern and Piccadilly lines there are minor delays, while there is a reduced service on the Elizabeth line.

The modified service on the DLR reverts back to a normal Sunday service at 4pm. Delays are expected around the marathon route and Wembley where Coventry and Man United are playing in the FA Cup semi-final. Follow our live updates below.

Marathon roads reopened across South East London

All roads in the Greenwich, Blackheath and Woolwich areas have now reopened. Traffic around the remainder of the event footprint is flowing smoothly for the time of day, TfL says. Roads around The Mall remain closed.

Tube station closed

Crowd control has seen Holloway Road station closed on the Piccadilly line. Trains are not stopping there temporarily either

Holloway Road Tube station is close to Arsenal’s Emirates stadium(Image: Clive Mason/Getty Images)

What time will FA Cup finish?

Coventry and Manchester United are battling it out in the FA Cup at Wembley so when that finishes, there will be another influx of people looking to get home, likely heading towards Euston station to head back up north. The match is scheduled to finish at about 5.30pm but if there’s extra time, that’ll be pushed back to just after 6pm.

Wembley Stadium in Brent(Image: Getty Images )

What’s happening where?

Good afternoon everyone. We hope you’ve had a fun day if you’ve been at the marathon, or any other events in the city. There are a huge number of people vying to get on Tubes, buses and other modes of transport so we’ll give you some information on what’s happening where. Here’s what we know at the moment:

  • Roads around Woolwich have now reopened, with runners still on various parts of the route. Closures in the Rotherhithe and Deptford areas will begin the process of being lifted shortly
  • There are severe delays across Central London on the roads and crowdd Tube and train stations
  • Canary Wharf station has a long queue of people waiting to get into it, let alone board a train, but the Jubilee line is running a good service so trains are departing regularly

People queuing at Canary Wharf Station to leave after the TCS London Marathon(Image: Yui Mok/PA Wire)

  • There are minor delays on the Northern line due to train cancellations.
  • Piccadilly Line: Minor delays between Acton Town and Uxbridge due to train cancellations. GOOD SERVICE on the rest of the line.

  • There is congestion from the river at Woolwich to the South Circular Road southbound at Shooters Hill. The Woolwich vehicle ferry is not operating

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