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 Lewisham and Sidcup / Orpington on Monday 6 May

Start date
06/05/2019  00:00
End date
06/05/2019 
Route affected
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Southeastern between London Victoria / London Charing Cross / London Cannon Street and Orpington / Sevenoaks / Tonbridge / Tunbridge Wells / Hastings / Ashford International / Dover Priory / Ramsgate

 
TOC(s) affected
Southeastern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between St Johns and Sidcup / Petts Wood, closing all lines.

Trains via Paddock Wood

Trains between London Charing Cross and Ramsgate / Dover Priory will be diverted to run to and from London Victoria.

Customers will be able to use London London Underground at no extra cost between Victoria, Embankment (for Charing Cross), Charing Cross, Waterloo, Southwark (for Waterloo East) and London Bridge.

Trains via Hastings

Trains between London Charing Cross and Hastings will be retimed and be diverted to run via an alternative route between London Bridge and Orpington. London  Charing Cross to Tunbridge Wells (semi-fast services) will not run. Hildenborough will be served by trains running between London Victoria and Tonbridge.

Trains via Grove Park

Buses replace trains between Lewisham and Orpington via Grove Park. Trains will not run between Grove Park and Bromley North.

Stations between Orpington and Sevenoaks will be served by trains running between London Victoria and Tonbridge.

Customers can use London Busesat no extra cost between Grove Park & Bromley North

Trains via Sidcup

Buses replace trains between Lewisham and Sidcup. A shuttle train service will run between Sidcup & Dartford.

Trains via Bexleyheath

Trains between London Charing Cross and Dartford will be retimed and will be extended to run between London Charing Cross and Gravesend.

Trains via Woolwich Arsenal

London Cannon Street circular services will run between London Cannon Street and Dartford via Greenwich / Woolwich and will not run via Sidcup.

Trains via Hayes

Trains between London Charing Cross and Hayes will be retimed and call additionally at Lewisham. London Cannon Street to Hayes services will not run.

Trains via Bromley South

Trains between London Victoria and Orpington will be extended to run to Tonbridge calling at all stations between Orpington and Tonbridge.

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.

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