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 Orpington and Sevenoaks on Sunday 10 March

Start date
10/03/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Southeastern between London Charing Cross and Sevenoaks / Ramsgate / Dover Priory / Hastings

Thameslink between London Victoria and Orpington

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Orpington and Sevenoaks, closing all lines.


Trains via Paddock Wood

London Charing Cross to Ramsgate and Dover services will be retimed and diverted between London Bridge and Sevenoaks. The Ramsgate trains will also be affected by engineering work between Canterbury West and Ramsgate.

Trains via Hastings

London Charing Cross to Hastings services will be diverted between London Bridge and Sevenoaks and will not stop at Orpington. These services will stop additionally at Chislehurst to provide a connection to Orpington.

Trains via Grove Park

London Charing Cross to Sevenoaks services will only run between London Charing Cross and Orpington. Buses replace trains between Orpington and Sevenoaks.


Services to / from Orpington will not operate.

Check back nearer the time for more information on how services will be affected by this engineering work.

Check before you travel:

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

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.