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 New Cross Gate and Crystal Palace / West Croydon on Sunday 8 April

Start date
08/04/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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London Overground between Dalston Junction / Highbury & Islington and Crystal Palace / West Croydon

Southern between London Bridge and Caterham / East Croydon / Purley / Tattenham Corner / West Croydon

Thameslink between Bedford and Three Bridges / Brighton

TOC(s) affected
London OvergroundSouthern

Engineering work is taking place between London Bridge and East Croydon, closing various lines.

London Overground

There will be no service between New Cross Gate and Crystal Palace / West Croydon. London Overground will operate a replacement bus service between London Bridge and West Croydon, calling at New Cross Gate, Brockley, Honor Oak Park, Forest Hill, Sydenham, Crystal Palace, Anerley, Norwood Junction and Selhurst.


London Victoria to Sutton services via Selhurst will run between London Victoria and West Croydon. London Victoria to Sutton service via Crystal Palace will run between London Victoria and Crystal Palace.

London Bridge to East Croydon services will be extended to run to / from Tattenham Corner. London Bridge to Horsham services will be diverted to run between London Victoria and Horsham, calling additionally at Clapham Junction and Selhurst. London Bridge to Tonbridge services will run between Redhill and Tonbridge only. London Bridge to Tattenham Corner services will not run. London Bridge to West Croydon services will not run at all.

Rail replacement buses will run between London Bridge and West Croydon / Sutton via Crystal Palace and Norwood Junction, and also between New Cross Gate and Crystal Palace.


Services between Bedford and Brighton will not run.

Check before you travel:

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

You can find the location of your bus replacement by typing in your station here.


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.