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 Lewisham and Orpington on Monday 26 August

Start date
26/08/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between London Charing Cross and Dover Priory / Ramsgate / Hastings / Sevenoaks / Orpington

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Lewisham and Orpington, closing some lines.

Trains via Paddock Wood:

Trains between London Charing Cross and Dover Priory / Ramsgate will be diverted between London and Sevenoaks and will also run from London Victoria.

Trains to / from Hastings:

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

The stopping services between London Charing Cross and Tunbridge Wells will not run.

Trains via Grove Park:

Trains between Charing Cross and Sevenoaks / Orpington will not run. Buses will replace trains between Lewisham and Orpington.

Trains between Grove Park and Bromley North will not run.

Trains via Bromley South:

Trains between London Victoria and Orpington will be extended to run to Tonbridge.

Trains to / from Hayes:

Trains between London Charing Cross and Hayes will be retimed, and will stop additionally at Lewisham. Trains between London Cannon Street and Hayes will not run.

Ticket acceptance:

Customers may use their tickets on the following routes:

  • London Underground between London Victoria / Embankment / London Charing Cross / Waterloo / Southwark and London Bridge

  • London Buses 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.