Future engineering work

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Buses replace trains between Lewisham & Orpington / Sidcup & Dartford on Saturday 12 & Sunday 13 October

Start date
12/10/2019  00:00
End date
13/10/2019 
Route affected
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between Lewisham & Orpington / Sidcup & Dartford

 
TOC(s) affected
Southeastern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between New Cross / Petts Wood and Hither Green / Sidcup, closing various lines.

The following alterations will apply:

Paddock Wood Line

London Charing Cross to Dover / Ramsgate services will run to / from London Victoria instead of London Charing Cross and will run via Bromley South.

Hastings Line

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

Stopping services between London Charing Cross to 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

A reduced Saturday service will run due to the London Cannon Street to Hayes service not running. London Charing Cross to Hayes services will still run but additionally stop at Lewisham and London Cannon Street. A normal service will run on Sunday.

Bromley South

London Victoria to Orpington services will be extended to run to Tonbridge on Saturday and to Sevenoaks on Sunday.

Sidcup Line

Saturday:

London Cannon Street to London Cannon Street 'rounder' services via Greenwich & Woolwich will not run. London Charing Cross to Gravesend & Dartford via Sidcup services will not run.

A shuttle train service will run between Sidcup and Dartford.

Sunday:

London Cannon Street to London Cannon Street ‘rounder’ services via Greenwich & Woolwich will run via Greenwich & Bexleyheath instead. London Charing Cross to Gravesend services are diverted via Bexleyheath.

Bexleyheath Line

Saturday

London Charing Cross to Dartford via Bexleyheath services are retimed & extended to Gravesend.

Sunday

There will be additional London Charing Cross to Gravesend services via Bexleyheath, and additional London Cannon Street ‘rounder’ services via Bexleyheath & Greenwich.

Woolwich Line

Saturday

London Cannon Street to London Cannon Street ‘rounder’ services via Greenwich & Sidcup will not run. Instead additional trains will run between London Cannon Street and Dartford via Greenwich.

London Cannon Street to London Cannon Street ‘rounder’ services via Greenwich & Sidcup will run via Greenwich and Bexleyheath instead.

Buses will replace trains on the following routes:

  • between Lewisham and Orpington
  • between Lewisham and Sidcup (Saturday only)
  • between Lewisham and Dartford via Sidcup (Sunday only)

Ticket acceptance:

Customers may use London Underground services between London Victoria / London Charing Cross / London Bridge / London Waterloo and London Cannon Street.

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.