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 Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 September

Start date
28/09/2019  00:00
End date
29/09/2019 
Route affected
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Southeastern between London Charing Cross / London Cannon Street and Orpington / Dartford / Gravesend / Tunbridge Wells /  Hastings / Dover Priory / Ramsgate and London Cannon Street "rounder" services.

 
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Description

Engineering work is taking place between Lewisham and Orpington, and also between Lewisham and Sidcup / Dartford, closing all lines.

Orpington:

Buses will replace trains between Lewisham and Orpington via Grove Park. Trains to / from Bromley North will not run, customers can use London Bus routes 162 / 261 / 314 at no extra cost.

Services to / from Hastings will be retimed and will run on an alternative route between London Bridge and Orpington. Services between London Charing Cross and Tunbridge Wells will not run.

Services between London Charing Cross and Dover Priory / Ramsgate will be amended to run to / from London Victoria.

Sidcup:

Saturday:

Buses replace trains between Lewisham and Sidcup. A shuttle train service will run between Sidcup and Dartford.

Sunday:

Buses replace trains between Lewisham and Dartford via Sidcup.

Services between London Charing Cross and Gravesend will run via Bexleyheath, and will be amended to run to / from Strood. London Cannon Street rounder services via Sidcup will be amended to run via Bexleyheath.

Hayes:

On Saturday, London Charing Cross to Hayes services will additionally call at Lewisham. Services between London Cannon Street and Hayes will not run.

On Sunday, services will run as normal.

Bromley South:

On Saturday, services between will be extended to Tonbridge. On Sunday, services between London Victoria and Orpington will be extended to Sevenoaks.

Ticket acceptance:

Valid tickets can be used on London Underground between London Victoria, London Charing Cross, Embankment, London Waterloo, Southwark and London Bridge at no extra cost.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can plan your journey on London Underground / 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.