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Amended services via Denmark Hill from Saturday 25 to Monday 27 May 

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Engineering work details

Starts 25 May 2024 to 27 May 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Southeastern between London Victoria and Dartford / Gillingham / Dover Priory

Thameslink services between London Victoria / London Blackfriars and Orpington / Sevenoaks


Engineering work is taking place between Brixton and Nunhead / Ravensbourne, closing various lines.


Bexleyheath Line: Trains between London Victoria and Dartford will not run. Additional trains will run between London Cannon Street and Dartford via Bexleyheath.

Sole Street line:
Trains between London Victoria and Gillingham (Saturday) / Dover Priory (Sunday) via Denmark Hill will run non-stop between London Victoria and Bromley South.

Saturday and Monday only:

The 09:10, 10:10 and 11:10 London Victoria to Dover Priory and 17:18, 18:18 & 19:18 Dover Priory to London Victoria services will be diverted to run to / from Ramsgate.

Connecting trains will run between Faversham and Dover Priory.

Ticket Acceptance:

You can use the following alternative services at no extra cost:

  • Thameslink accessible replacement buses between Herne Hill and Beckenham Junction via Denmark Hill and Catford.

  • London Underground between Victoria, Charing Cross, Embankment, Cannon Street, London Bridge, Southwark and Waterloo.

  • London Bus routes P12, 78 and 484 between Denmark Hill and Lewisham.


Thameslink trains to / from Sevenoaks / Orpington will run to an amended timetable, and will be diverted to run via Herne Hill, Kent House and Beckenham Junction (calling at all these stations).

Replacement buses will run between Herne Hill and Bromley South, calling at all stations via Catford except Nunhead and Ravensbourne. These buses will also call at Beckenham Junction.

For Nunhead, you can use London Bus route P12 and for Ravensbourne, you can use London Bus route 354.

Check before you travel:

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

You can plan your journey on London Underground / London Buses by using the Transport for London 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.