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Train companies affected:CrossCountry, Greater Anglia, Stansted Express

Amended late night trains in the Herne Hill / Elephant & Castle area from Monday 3 to Friday 7 June 

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Engineering work details

Starts 03 Jun 2024 to 07 Jun 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Various Thameslink routes


Engineering work is taking place in the Herne Hill area, closing various lines.


From 23:59 until the end of service each night. Thameslink trains will not run between Herne Hill and Sutton. You can use Southern trains or London Buses to complete your journey.


  • The 23:22 Sevenoaks to London Blackfriars service will be diverted to terminate at London Victoria, and will not call at Elephant & Castle or London Blackfriars.

  • The 23:46 London Blackfriars to Sevenoaks service will be diverted after Bickley. A replacement bus will run from Bickley to Sevenoaks via Swanley.

  • Overnight services between 00:10 and 05:00 on Tuesday to Friday mornings between Bedford and Three Bridges / Brighton will be diverted to run non-stop via London Bridge.

Check before you travel:

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

You can plan your journey on 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.