Future engineering work

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Buses replace trains between Lewisham / Hither Green and Orpington on Saturday 23 February

Start date
23/02/2019  00:00
End date
23/02/2019 
Route affected
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between London Cannon Street and Orpington

between London Charing Cross and Dover Priory / Hastings / Ramsgate / Sevenoaks / Tunbridge Wells

between Grove Park and Bromley North

 
TOC(s) affected
Southeastern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Hither Green and Bromley North / Petts Wood, and as a result, all lines will be closed on Saturday 23 February.

Buses will run in place of trains between Lewisham, Hither Green and Orpington.

The following changes will apply to the train service:

  • Services scheduled to run between London Charing Cross and Ramsgate / Dover Priory will be diverted to instead start from / terminate at London Victoria
  • Services scheduled to run between London Charing Cross and Hastings will divert around the engineering works via London Bridge and Orpington, and these services will run to an amended timetable
  • Stopping services between London Charing Cross and Tunbridge Wells will not run. Customers may instead use amended Southeastern services between London Victoria and Tonbridge.
  • Services scheduled to run between Grove Park and Bromley North will not run
  • A reduced service will operate to / from Hayes, with trains running only between London Charing Cross and Hayes. There will be no direct train from London Cannon Street.

Ticket acceptance:
Customers can use London Underground services between Victoria and Embankment / Charing Cross, and also London Buses on route 126 and 261 between  Grove Park and Bromley North.

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

You can plan your journey on London Underground by using the Transport for London Journey Planner

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.