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.

No train services via Nunhead / Catford on Sunday 30 September

Start date
30/09/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Southeastern between London Victoria and Dartford / Canterbury East

Thameslink between London Blackfriars and Orpington / Sevenoaks

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place in the Nunhead area, closing all lines.


Services between London Victoria and Canterbury East will be diverted to run via Herne Hill to Bromley South.

Services between London Victoria and Dartford will not run.

Valid tickets can be used on Thameslink services between Herne Hill and Bromley, on London Bus routes P12, 78 and 484 between Denmark Hill and Lewisham, and on London Underground services between London Victoria, Charing Cross, Cannon Street, Embankment and London Bridge by any reasonable route.


Trains between London Blackfriars and Sevenoaks will be diverted between Elephant and Castle and Shortlands, and will not call at Denmark Hill, Peckham Rye, Nunhead, Crofton Park, Catford, Bellingham, Beckenham Hill and Ravensbourne and will additionally call at Loughborough Junction, Herne Hill and Beckenham Junction.

A rail replacement bus service will operate between Herne Hill and Bromley South.

Check before you travel:

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

You can plan your journey on London Buses and 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


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.