Future engineering work

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Buses replace trains between Lewisham and Orpington on Saturday 31 August

Start date
31/08/2019  00:00
End date
31/08/2019 
Route affected
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Between London Charing Cross / London Victoria and Dover Priory / Ramsgate / Hastings / Sevenoaks / Hayes

and between London Cannon Street and Orpington / Hayes

and also between Grove Park and Bromley North

 
TOC(s) affected
Southeastern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Hither Green and Chislehurst, closing some lines.

The following alterations will take place:

  • Paddock Wood Line: Trains between London Charing Cross and Dover Priory / Ramsgate will start / terminate at London Victoria and will be diverted between London and Sevenoaks.
  • Hastings Line: Services between London Charing Cross to Hastings will be diverted between London Charing Cross and Orpington and will be re timed. The stopping services between London Charing Cross and Tunbridge Wells will not run.
  • Grove Park Line: Services between London Charing Cross and Sevenoaks and also between London Cannon Street and Orpington will not run. Buses will replace trains between Lewisham and Orpington. Services between Grove Park and Bromley North will not run.
  • Bromley South Line: Trains between London Victoria and Orpington will be extended to Tonbridge.
  • Hayes Line: Services between London Charing Cross and Hayes will be re timed , and will stop additionally at Lewisham. Services between London Cannon Street and Hayes will not run.

Ticket acceptance:

Customers may use their tickets at no extra cost on the following alternative routes:

  • London Underground between London Victoria / Embankment / London Charing Cross / London Waterloo / Southwark and London Bridge.
  • London Buses on routes 162 & 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 plan your journey on London Underground and London Buses by using the Transport for London 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.