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Buses replace trains between Lewisham and Orpington on Sunday 28 January 

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Engineering work details

Starts 28 Jan 2024 to 28 Jan 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Southeastern between London Charing Cross and Sevenoaks / Tonbridge / Ramsgate / Dover Priory


Engineering work is taking place between Hither Green and Petts Wood, closing all lines. ​​​​​​​

  • Paddock Wood: Trains between London Charing Cross and Ramsgate / Dover via Tonbridge will be diverted to run to / from London Victoria.

  • Hastings Line: Trains between London Charing Cross and Tonbridge will be retimed and diverted via an alternative route between London Bridge and Orpington.  These trains are only running between London Charing Cross and Tonbridge because of further engineering work.

  • Grove Park Line: Trains between London Charing Cross and Sevenoaks will not run.

  • Bromley South Line: Trains between London Victoria and Orpington will be extended to run to / from Sevenoaks.

Accessible rail replacement buses will run between:

  • Lewisham and Orpington (calling at all stations)

Ticket Acceptance:

You can use the following services at no additional cost:

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