Future engineering work

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Buses replace trains between Lewisham and Orpington on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 July

Start date
06/07/2019  00:00
End date
07/07/2019 
Route affected
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London Cannon Street and Orpington / Hayes

London Charing Cross and Sevenoaks / Tunbridge Wells / Ramsgate / Dover Priory / Hastings / Hayes

London Victoria and Orpington / Bromley South

Grove Park and Bromley North

 
TOC(s) affected
Southeastern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Lewisham and Orpington, closing the line.

Buses will replace trains between Lewisham and Orpington. Buses will also replace trains between Lewisham and Dartford via Sidcup (Sunday only).

Paddock Wood Line:

Trains which usually run between London Charing Cross and Dover Priory / Ramsgate will be diverted to run to and from London Victoria. These trains will also run via Bromley South.

Hastings Line:

Trains which usually run between London Charing Cross and Hastings will be diverted via an alternative route between London Bridge and Orpington. Stopping services between London Charing Cross and Tunbridge Wells will not run.

Grove Park Line:

Stopping services between London Charing Cross / London Cannon Street and Orpington / Sevenoaks will not run.

Hayes Line:

The London Cannon Street to Hayes service will not run, and the London Charing Cross to Hayes service will stop additionally at Lewisham.

Bromley South Line:

Trains which usually run between London Victoria and Orpington will be extended to Tonbridge on Saturday, and Sevenoaks on Sunday.

Sidcup Line (Saturday only):

London Charing Cross to Gravesend services will be diverted to run via Bexleyheath. London Cannon Street 'circular' services that normally run via Woolwich and Sidcup will now run via Woolwich and Bexleyheath.

Ticket acceptance:

To help you with your journey, tickets will be accepted on the following services:

  • London Underground between London Victoria, Embankment, London Charing Cross, Southwark, London Waterloo and London Bridge
  • London Buses on routes 162 and 261 between Bromley North and Grove Park

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.