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.

Amended midweek late night / early morning Southeastern service from Monday 8 to Friday 12 October

Start date
08/10/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Various routes Southeastern

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place at various locations on the Southeastern network, closing various lines.

Monday to Friday (am)

After Midnight, buses will replace trains between Lewisham and Dartford via Bexleyheath. Trains are diverted via Sidcup.

Monday only

Buses replace trains between Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells & Wadhurst after 22:50.  The 23:45 London Charing Cross - Hastings is replaced by a bus from Tonbridge to Hastings.

Tuesday only

After 23:45, buses replace trains between Tunbridge Wells and Hastings.

Tuesday to Friday

The 00:28 London Victoria to Orpington will be diverted via Catford and runs non stop to Shortlands. A replacement bus will run from London Victoria to Orpington for stations on the Herne Hill line.

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


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.