Future engineering work

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No Southeastern services to and from London Victoria from 18:00 on Saturday 11 and all day Sunday 12 August

Start date
11/08/2018  00:00
End date
12/08/2018 
Route affected
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Between London Victoria and Orpington / Ramsgate / Canterbury West / Ashford International / Dover Priory

 
TOC(s) affected
Southeastern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between London Victoria and Herne Hill / Denmark Hill all day on Saturday and Sunday, closing all lines.

Saturday:

On Saturday, trains will be amended to start / terminate at London Blackfriars, not calling at London Victoria. The following alterations will apply:

All day: 

  • Trains that normally run between London Victoria and Dover Priory will be retimed between London Blackfriars and Dover Priory, and call additionally at St Marys Cray, Swanley, Farningham Road and Sole Street.
  • Trains between London Victoria and Dover Priory via Denmark Hill will be cancelled.
  • Trains between London Victoria and Bromley South will be cancelled.

After 18:00:

  • Trains between Sheerness-on-Sea and Sittingbourne will be retimed.
  • London Victoria - Ramsgate / Dover Priory services will run from London Blackfriars.
  • London Victoria - Orpington services will run from London Blackfriars.
  • London Victoria - Gravesend services will not run.

Sunday:

Trains will be amended to start / terminate at London Blackfriars, not calling at London Victoria. The following alterations will apply:

  • Trains between London Victoria and Dartford will be cancelled.
  • Trains that normally run between London Victoria and Orpington, will be amended between Herne Hill and London Blackfriars and call additionally at Elephant & Castle.
  • Trains that normally run between London Victoria and Canterbury East via Denmark Hill will run fast between London Blackfriars and Bromley South, not calling at Denmark Hill.
  • Trains between Sheerness-on-Sea and Sittingbourne will be retimed.
  • London Victoria - Dover Priory / Ramsgate services will run from London Blackfriars.

Ticket acceptance:

Valid tickets will be accepted on London Underground services between Brixton and Blackfriars, and also between Charing Cross, Southwark, London Bridge and Elephant & Castle by any reasonable route.

Tickets can also be used on Thameslink services between London Blackfriars and Sevenoaks., and on London Bus routes P12, 78 and 484.

Check before you travel:

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

You can plan your journey on London Underground / London Buses 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.