Longer c2c Fenchurch St trains for Monday’s Olympic victory parade

Longer trains are being laid on for the thousands of passengers expected on the Fenchurch Street line to watch Monday’s Olympics and Paralympics victory parade through Central London.

All off-peak c2c trains will be twice as long with eight carriages to meet demand, adding 11,000 more seats on 40 services.

Monday’s parade starts at 1.30pm at the Mansion House, a few minutes’ walk from Fenchurch Street, and goes through Ludgate Circus, Fleet Street, The Strand, Trafalgar Square and The Mall to Buckingham Palace.