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 on Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 October

Start date
26/10/2019  00:00
End date
27/10/2019 
Route affected
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Southeastern between London Victoria / London Charing Cross / London Cannon Street and Hayes / Orpington / Hastings / Dover Priory / Ramsgate and also between Grove Park and Bromley North

 
TOC(s) affected
Southeastern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Lewisham and Orpington, closing all lines on Saturday and Sunday.

As a result, buses will replace trains between Lewisham and Orpington.

Services that normally run between London Charing Cross and Dover Priory / Ramsgate via Paddock Wood will be amended to run to / from London Victoria, and will run via Bromley South.

Services between London Charing Cross and Hastings will be retimed, and will be diverted between London Bridge and Orpington. On Saturday, the stopping service between London Charing Cross and Tunbridge Wells will not run.

Services between Grove Park and Bromley North will not run.

On Saturday, services between London Cannon Street and Hayes will not run, and services between London Charing Cross and Hayes will additionally stop at Lewisham. On Sunday, London Cannon Street to Hayes services will run as normal.

London Victoria to Orpington services via Bromley South will be extended to run to / from Tonbridge on Saturday, and Sevenoaks on Sunday.

Ticket acceptance:

Valid tickets will be accepted:

  • On London Underground between London Victoria / London Charing Cross / London Bridge / London Waterloo and London Cannon Street by any reasonable route.
  • On London Bus routes 126 / 261 between Grove Park and Bromley North on Saturday only.

Check before you travel:

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

You can plan your journey on London Buses / London Underground 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.