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.

Buses replace trains between Orpington and Sevenoaks on Saturday 16 and between Chislehurst and Sevenoaks on Sunday 17 February

Start date
16/02/2019  00:00
End date
17/02/2019 
Route affected
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Southeastern between London Cannon Street and Orpington, London Charing Cross and Tunbridge Wells / Hastings / Ramsgate

Thameslink between London Victoria and Orpington

 
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Description

On Saturday, engineering work is taking place between Orpington and Sevenoaks closing the line.

On Sunday, the engineering work is extended to between Bromley North / Chislehurst and Sevenoaks closing the line.

Saturday

Southeastern trains are replaced by buses between Orpington and Sevenoaks. 

Trains between London Charing Cross and Hastings / Dover & Ramsgate will be re-timed and diverted between Chislehurst and Sevenoaks and will not call at Orpington. These trains will call additionally at Chislehurst and Hildenborough 

Train service between London Charing Cross and Sevenoaks / Tunbridge Wells will not run. Customers should use alternative services to complete their journey. 

Thameslink services to / from Orpington do not operate on a Saturday, and will not be affected.

Sunday

Southeastern trains are replaced by buses between Bromley South / Chislehurst and Sevenoaks.

Trains between London Charing Cross and Hastings are diverted between Chislehurst and Sevenoaks and will not call at Orpington. These trains will call additionally at Chislehurst.

Thameslink services to / from Orpington will not run between Bromley South and Orpington. Replacement buses will run between Bromley South and Orpington.

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

Bicycles:

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.