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Buses replace trains via Bromley South on Sunday 12 May 

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Engineering work details

Starts 12 May 2024 to 12 May 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Southeastern between London Victoria and Orp ngton / Ashford International / Dover Priory / Ramsgate

Thameslink between London Victoria / London Blackfriars and Sevenoaks

Description

Engineering work is taking place at Bromley South, closing all lines.

Southeastern:

  • Bromley South Line: Trains between London Victoria and Orpington will only run between London Victoria and Beckenham Junction.

  • Sole Street Line: Trains between London Victoria and Ramsgate / Dover Priory via Chatham will be retimed and diverted to run non stop between London Victoria / Denmark Hill and St Mary Cray / Swanley. If you are travelling to / from Bromley South you will need to use the Thameslink services between Swanley and Bromley South to connect with these diverted trains. Trains between London Victoria and Ramsgate will only run between London Victoria and Faversham because of further engineering work.

  • Maidstone East line: Trains between London London Victoria and Ashford International via Maidstone East will be retimed and diverted to run non stop between London Victoria and St Mary Cray.

Accessible rail replacement buses will run between:

  • Beckenham Junction and Orpington

You can use Thameslink buses between Swanley and Bromley South at no additional cost.

Thameslink:

Sevenoaks route trains will only run between Swanley and Sevenoaks.

Rail replacement buses will run between Swanley and Herne Hil via Catford, except Nunhead and Ravensbourne, also calling additionally at Beckenham Junction.

If you are travelling to Nunhead or Ravensbourne, paper rail tickets will be accepted on London Bus routes P12 (for Nunhead) and 354 (for Ravensbourne).

Please use alternative Thameslink trains to travel between Herne Hill and London Blackfriars.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.