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 Thameslink trains between London Blackfriars and Sutton via Mitcham Junction on Sunday 19 August

Start date
19/08/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between St Albans City and Sutton

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Herne Hill and Tulse Hill closing the line.

Trains between Luton / St Albans City and Sutton via Mitcham Junction and Wimbledon will only run between Luton and London Blackfriars.

Ticket acceptance:

Customers for Elephant & Castle should use alternative Thameslink trains.

Customers for Loughborough Junction, Herne Hill and Tulse Hill should use local buses between London Blackfriars and Streatham / Wimbledon / Sutton.

Customers for station via Mitcham Junction, should use Southern services.

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.