Some Overground services will not run for the second weekend in a row while work to replace a century-old bridge continues.

Trains will not run on Saturday and Sunday (February 3 to 4) between Willesden Junction and Stratford, or between Highbury & Islington and Dalston Junction.

It comes the weekend after these services were cancelled to allow a new bridge to be placed over lines in Dalston.

The new structure will carry Kingsbury Road over the tracks near Dalston Junction and Dalston Kingsland stations.

Hackney Gazette: The new bridge is now in placeThe new bridge is now in place (Image: Network Rail)

Pictures taken over the weekend showed the bridge being hoisted into place by machinery.

Built around 1916, the old bridge was in poor condition and engineers demolished the original structure over the Christmas period.

Hackney Gazette: The old bridge in Dalston has been removedThe old bridge in Dalston has been removed (Image: Network Rail)

Pedestrians and cyclists will once again be able to use the bridge – which is part of a key cycle route between the City and north London – once works finish this summer.

Work will also impact Overground services on February 10 to 11, when there will be no trains between Camden Road and Stratford, or between Highbury & Islington and Dalston Junction.

Remaining jobs include putting the road and pavement back, as well as reinstalling the electricity connections that run across the bridge.

Simon Milburn, Network Rail Anglia’s infrastructure director, said: “Kingsbury Road is on a really key route for walkers and cyclists, and it also sits over busy London Overground lines carrying thousands of passengers every day.

“Our replacement bridge will help keep everyone moving safely and reliably for decades to come.

“I’d like to thank all those affected by the disruption while we continue to work on the bridge – we’re grateful for your patience and support on this vital project.”