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Latest Olympic updates - 30th April

Final and full information on when and where Tube and rail networks serving London and other Games venues will be most affected this summer has been published.

For the first time 'hotspot' information has been made available for National Rail stations and for the Paralympics.

Up to three million additional journeys are expected to be made in London alone during the busiest days of the Games. The transport networks in London and the UK will be very busy and at certain times and certain places, 'hotspots' will occur.

The spread of 'hotspot' stations across the public transport network in London means DLR, Central and Jubilee lines will be exceptionally busy at certain times. With the final information now available, you can go to GetAheadoftheGames.com to understand the impacts.

Summary of access restrictions on London Underground

  • During the period of the Olympics, LU stations will open at normal time and will close 1hr later than their normal time.
  • Stations times will return to normal (AM & PM) during Transition Period
  • For the Opening Ceremonies an extra 2hrs will be added to the close time of the stations

Login to Twitter to understand the impact

For the first time in Olympic history, Games officials are providing travel advice over Twitter. A panel of business experts will be on hand to answer questions from Britain's employers about preparing travel plans for the 2012 Games via a live Twitter chat.

If you want to take part, please follow #GAOTG from 11.30-12.30 BST on Wednesday 30 May 2012. You can also submit your questions to @GAOTG beforehand.

Business experts, including Ben Dowd, Business Director from O2; Ben Plowden, Director of Surface Planning at Transport for London; and Lindsey Venter, Group HR Director at The Zetter Hotel & Townhouse, will be answering travel planning questions.

Updates to ORN/PRN

Detailed mapping is now available to help improve our understanding of the restrictions to be put in place in each borough arising from the operation of the Olympic and Paralympic Route Networks. These maps have the final refinements. Please click ORN Maps to access the maps.

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