Future engineering work

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See details of routes affected by planned engineering works, including when they take effect, maps of the affected area, alternative timetables, advice for alternative travel and real-time updates.

Amended Thameslink service between Elephant & Castle and Bromley South via Catford on Sunday 20 May

Start date
20/05/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between London Victoria / London Blackfriars and Orpington / Sevenoaks

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Elephant & Castle and Bromley South closing some lines.

London Blackfriars to Orpington services will be diverted to Herne Hill and Beckenham Junction, not calling at stations via Catford.

Buses will run between Herne Hill and Bromley South.

Customers for Ravensbourne can use local buses via any reasonable route to / from Beckenham Junction.

Check before you travel:

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

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages


Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.