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Buses replace trains between Lewisham and Orpington / Dartford via Sidcup on Sunday 21 July 

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Engineering work details

Starts 21 Jul 2024 to 21 Jul 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Between London Charing Cross and Sevenoaks / Ashford International / Ramsgate / Dover Priory via Tonbridge / Hastings

Description

Engineering work is taking place between London St Johns, Hither Green, and Dartford, closing some lines.

The following services are affected:

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

  • Trains between London Charing Cross and Hastings will be retimed and diverted via an alternative route between London Bridge and Orpington.

  • Trains between London Charing Cross and Sevenoaks will not run.

  • Trains between London Victoria and Orpington will be extended to run to and from Sevenoaks.

  • Trains which usually run between London Charing Cross and Dartford via Sidcup will not run. Trains between London Charing Cross and Gravesend via Sidcup will be diverted to run via Bexleyheath.

Replacement buses will run between Lewisham and Orpington / Dartford via Sidcup.

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

  • London Underground between Victoria, Charing Cross, Embankment, 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.