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 / Dartford via Sidcup on Sunday 8 September

Start date
08/09/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between London Charing Cross and Ramsgate / Gravesend / Hastings / Dover Priory; between London Cannon Street and Hayes and also between London Victoria and Dartford

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between St Johns and Sidcup / Petts Wood, closing all lines.

Paddock Wood Line:

Trains between London Caring Cross and Dover Priory or Ramsgate will be diverted between London and Sevenoaks and will run from London Victoria instead.

Hastings Line:

London Charing Cross to Hastings services will be diverted via an alternative route between London Charing Cross and Orpington and will also be retimed.

Grove Park Line:

London Charing Cross to Sevenoaks services will not run. Buses will replace trains between Lewisham and Orpington.

Bromley South Line:

Trains between London Victoria and Orpington will be extended to Sevenoaks.

Sidcup Line:

Services via Sidcup will be diverted to run via Bexleyheath instead. Buses will run between Lewisham and Dartford via Sidcup.

Ticket acceptance:

Passengers will be able to use their tickets at no extra cost on London Underground between Victoria / Embankment / Charing Cross / Waterloo / Southwark and London Bridge.

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.