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 29 July

Start date
29/07/2018  00:00
End date
29/07/2018 
Route affected
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London Overground between Highbury & Islington and Crystal Palace / West Croydon

Southern between London Bridge and London Victoria / Crystal Palace / Norwood Junction / East Croydon / West Croydon / Purley / Caterham / Tattenham Corner / Epsom

Thameslink between Peterborough / Cambridge / Bedford and Gatwick Airport / Three Bridges / Horsham / Brighton

 
TOC(s) affected
London OvergroundSouthernThameslink
Description

Engineering work is taking place between New Cross Gate and Norwood Junction, closing all lines.

London Overground:

Buses will replace trains between New Cross Gate and Crystal Palace / West Croydon.

Southern:

Replacement buses will run between New Cross Gate and West Croydon.

An amended train service will run between London Bridge and Caterham / Tattenham Corner.

Customers can use London Underground or London Overground services by any reasonable route between London Bridge and New Cross Gate.

Thameslink:

Services running between London Blackfriars and Three Bridges will be re-timed, and will take longer than usual.

Services between Bedford and Gatwick Airport will not run, with services between Cambridge and Gatwick Airport being extended to run to Three Bridges.

Services between Bedford and Brighton will make additional calls at Hendon and Cricklewood. Services running towards Brighton will not call at Balcombe, customers for this station should use alternative Southern services.

Services between St Albans and Sutton via Mitcham Junction will run between London Blackfriars and Sutton (via Mitcham Junction).

Customers can use London Underground services by any reasonable route between London Blackfriars / London Bridge and New Cross Gate, local buses by any reasonable route, or Southern replacement buses between New Cross Gate and West Croydon.

Check before you travel:

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

For Southern and Thameslink services, it is expected that the Journey Planner will be updated by 20:00 on Friday to show alterations for Saturday and by updated by 20:00 on Saturday to show alterations for Sunday. On affected routes, journeys may be significantly altered and extended compared with the information shown in journey planners if you check before these times.

You can plan your journey on London Buses / London Underground by using the Transport for London 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.