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 service through Bromley South on Sunday 12 May

Start date
12/05/2019  00:00
End date
12/05/2019 
Route affected
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Between London Victoria and Ramsgate / Dover Priory / Canterbury East / Canterbury West / Orpington

 
TOC(s) affected
Southeastern
Description

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

Southeastern

Sole Street Line

  • London Victoria to Ramsgate, Dover Priory & Canterbury East services will be diverted via an alternative route between London Victoria, St Mary Cray & Swanley, not calling at Bromley South. These trains will also be affected by engineering work between Faversham and Ramsgate. Customers travelling between Bromley South & Faversham / Maidstone East and beyond should use the replacement buses between Bromley South & Swanley to connect to the train service. (These buses are supplied by Thameslink between Herne Hill – Swanley services via Catford and Bromley South).

Maidstone East

  • London Victoria to Canterbury West services will be diverted via an alternative route between London Victoria, St Mary Cray & Swanley, not calling at Bromley South.

Bromley South

  • London Victoria to Orpington services will be replaced by buses between Beckenham Junction & Orpington.

Thameslink

It is not yet known how Thameslink are affected by these engineering works.

Ticket Acceptance

You can use your ticket to travel on either Southeastern and Thameslink train or replacement bus services.

Check before you travel:

If you are travelling with Southeastern, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

If you are travelling with Thameslink, 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.