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Amended service between London Victoria and Gillingham on Saturday 11 May 

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Engineering work details

Starts 11 May 2024 to 11 May 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Southeastern between London Victoria and Gillingham

Thameslink between London Blackfriars and Sevenoaks


Engineering work is taking place between Nunhead and Shortlands, closing some lines.


  • Sole Street line: Stopping services which usually run between London Victoria and Gillingham via Denmark Hill will be diverted and run non stop between London Victoria and Bromley South.

Ticket Acceptance:

You can use Thameslink trains at no extra cost between Denmark Hill and Herne Hill (for connections to and from Bromley South) or buses between Denmark Hill and Bromley South via Catford.


Buses will replace trains between Herne Hill and Bromley South, calling at stations via Catford, except Nunhead and Ravensbourne and 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).

Thameslink Sevenoaks / Orpington services will run to a revised timetable and divert via Herne Hill, calling additionally at Herne Hill and Beckenham Junction.

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.