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.

Revised service between London and Bromley South from Saturday 26 to Monday 28 May

Start date
26/05/2018  00:00
End date
28/05/2018 
Route affected
Download map of route afected Southeastern between London Victoria and Bromley South / Canterbury East / Dover Priory

Thameslink between Kentish Town / London Blackfriars and Orpington / Sevenoaks
 
TOC(s) affected
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Description

Engineering work is taking place between Brixton and Shortlands (via Denmark Hill and Catford) closing all lines.

Southeastern:

A reduced service will run between London Victoria and Bromley South.

Some trains running between London Victoria and Dover Priory via Herne Hill will be retimed.

Some trains running between London Victoria and Canterbury East will be retimed and diverted via Herne Hill.

Ticket acceptance:

Southeastern ticket holders may use the following services to help complete their journeys:

  • Thameslink replacement buses between Herne Hill and Bromley South via Catford
  • Local buses on routes P12, 78 and 484 between Denmark Hill and Lewisham
  • London Underground on reasonable routes around Victoria, Charing Cross, Embankment, London Bridge and Cannon Street

Thameslink:
Saturday and Monday:

Trains between Luton and Orpington will not run.

Trains between London Blackfriars and Sevenoaks will be extended to run between Kentish Town and Sevenoaks, but will be diverted not calling at stations via Catford. These services will call additionally at Herne Hill, West Dulwich, Sydenham Hill, Penge East, Kent House and Beckenham Junction.

Sunday:

Trains between London Blackfriars and Sevenoaks will be diverted and call additionally at Loughborough Junction, Herne Hill and Beckenham Junction.

Ticket acceptance:

Thameslink ticket holders may use the following services to help complete their journeys:

  • Replacement bus services between Herne Hill and Bromley South via Catford, Bellingham and Beckenham Hill
  • Local bus services between Ravensbourne and Beckenham Junction
  • Southeastern services from Petts Wood / Orpington to London

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

Bicycles:

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.