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 and Strood / Borough Green & Wrotham on Sunday 17 June

Start date
17/06/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Southeastern between London Victoria and Dartford / Canterbury West / Ramsgate / Dover Priory

Thameslink between London Blackfriars and Sevenoaks

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Bickley and Rochester, and also between Bickley and Borough Green & Wrotham, closing all lines.


Replacement buses will run between Bromley South and Strood via St Mary Cray, and also between Bromley South and Borough Green & Wrotham.

Services between London Victoria and Ramsgate / Dover Priory will be diverted between London Victoria and Rochester and will run via Lewisham and Strood.

A replacement minibus will run between Meopham and Sole Street.


Services between London Blackfriars and Sevenoaks will be diverted after Bickley, not calling at stations via Swanley. These services will additionally call at Petts Wood and Orpington before running to Sevenoaks. A replacement bus will run between Bromley South and Sevenoaks via Swanley.

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 checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages


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.