Future engineering work

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See details of routes affected by planned engineering works, including when they take effect, maps of the affected area, alternative timetables, advice for alternative travel and real-time updates.

No trains between Bromley South / Chislehurst and Sevenoaks via Orpington on Sunday 19 November

Start date
19/11/2017  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Southeastern between London Victoria / London Charing Cross and Orpington / Hastings / Ramsgate via Canterbury West / Dover Priory

Thameslink from Orpington to London Blackfriars

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Chislehurst and Sevenoaks, closing all lines via Orpington.

Trains between London Victoria and Orpington will be amended to run between London Victoria and Bromley South only. Connecting bus services will run between Bromley South and Orpington.

Trains between London Charing Cross and Hastings / Ramsgate via Canterbury West / Dover Priory will be diverted via Bat and Ball, not calling at stations between Chislehurst and Sevenoaks.

Buses will run between Chislehurst and Orpington / Sevenoaks, calling at all stations usually served by the train.

The 06:48 and 07:18 Orpington to London Blackfriars services will be replaced by buses between Orpington and Bickley.

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You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner


Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.