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 Balham and West Croydon via Tulse Hill and Crystal Palace on Sunday 20 October

Start date
20/10/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Southern between London Victoria / London Bridge and Crystal Palace / West Croydon

London Overground between Highbury and Islington and Crystal Palace.

TOC(s) affected
London OvergroundSouthern

Engineering work is taking place between Balham and Norwood Junction via Tulse Hill, closing all lines.

As a result, buses will replace trains between Balham and West Croydon via Tulse Hill and Crystal Palace.


Services that normally run between London Victoria and West Croydon (via Crystal Palace), and between London Bridge and West Croydon (via Crystal Palace) will not run.

London Overground

No service will operate between Sydenham and Crystal Palace.

Customers may use local buses via any reasonable route.

A replacement bus service will operate between Norwood Junction and Crystal Palace (buses operated by Southern).

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.