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 Thameslink service between Bickley and Sevenoaks on Sunday 17 December

Start date
17/12/2017  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between London Blackfriars and Sevenoaks

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Otford and Sevenoaks, closing the line.

Thameslink services from London Blackfriars to Sevenoaks will be diverted via Orpington. Trains between Bickley and Sevenoaks will not run.

Alternative travel options.

Road transport will shuttle between Swanley and Otford, calling at intermediate stations. 

Passengers can use Southeastern services between Bickley and Otford, although these trains will not call at some intermediate stations.

Road transport will also operate between Otford and Sevenoaks.

Check before you travel:

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.