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.

No trains between Nunhead and Shortlands on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 June

Start date
22/06/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Southeastern between London Victoria and Canterbury East / Dover Priory / Gillingham / Maidstone East

Thameslink between Luton / West Hampstead Thameslink / Kentish Town and Orpington, and also between London Blackfriars and Sevenoaks

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Nunhead and Shortlands, closing all lines via Catford.


All weekend, trains which run via Catford will be diverted via an alternative route, and will not stop at Denmark Hill.

Passengers should use buses which will be provided between Denmark Hill and Herne Hill, to connect with Southeastern services between Herne Hill and Bromley South.

On Saturday only, a reduced service will run between London Victoria and Bromley South. Passengers should use the London Victoria to Orpington services, or diverted Thameslink services. On Sunday, a normal service will run between London Victoria and Bromley South.


Replacement buses will run between Herne Hill and Bromley South

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.