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 Herne Hill and Shortlands via Denmark Hill on Sunday 1 July

Start date
01/07/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Thameslink between London Victoria / London Blackfriars and Sevenoaks

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Elephant & Castle and Shortlands, closing all lines.

Services between London Victoria / London Blackfriars and Sevenoaks will be diverted, and will not call at stations via Catford. These services will additionally call at Herne Hill and Beckenham Junction.

Replacement buses will run between Herne Hill and Bromley South, calling at stations via Denmark Hill.

Customers for Ravensbourne can use local buses by any reasonable route to / from Beckenham Junction.

Check before you travel:

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

You can plan your journey on 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


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.