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.

Buses replace trains between Bromley South / Chislehurst and Sevenoaks on Sunday 18 February

Start date
18/02/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Southeastern between London Victoria / London Charing Cross / London Cannon Street and Orpington / Sevenoaks / Hastings / Dover Priory / Ramsgate

Thameslink between Orpington and London Blackfriars

TOC(s) affected

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

Services between London Charing Cross and Hastings / Dover Priory / Ramsgate will be diverted via Bat & Ball. Thes trains will call additionally at Chislehurst to provide connection to the replacement bus service.

Buses will replace trains between Bromley South and Orpington, and also between Chislehurst and Sevenoaks calling at all stations.

The 06:48 and 07:18 Thameslink Orpington to London Blackfriars services will be replaced by buses between Orpington and Bickley. The buses will depart Orpington earlier than the usual train time, in order to connect into the trains.

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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.