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 Bromley South / Chislehurst and Orpington / Sevenoaks on Sunday 17 November

Start date
17/11/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Southeastern between London Charing Cross and Orpington / Sevenoaks / Hastings / Ramsgate / Dover Priory and between London Victoria and Orpington

Thameslink between London Victoria and Orpington

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Bromley South / Chislehurst and Orpington / Sevenoaks, closing various lines.


Trains via Grove Park

London Charing Cross to Sevenoaks services will run between London Charing Cross and Chislehurst.

Trains via Bromley South

London Victoria to Orpington services will only run between London Victoria and Bromley South.

Trains to / from Hastings

London Charing Cross to Hastings services will be diverted between Chislehurst and Sevenoaks. These services will not stop at Orpington but will stop additionally at Chislehurst to connect with replacement bus services. These services will also not run between Robertsbridge and Hastings due to further engineering work in the Hastings area.

Trains via Paddock Wood

London Charing Cross to Ramsgate / Dover Priory services are retimed and diverted via an alternative route between London Bridge and Sevenoaks.

Replacement buses will run on the following routes:

  • Chislehurst to Sevenoaks
  • Bromley South to Orpington


Services between Orpington and London Victoria will not run. Replacement buses will run between Orpington and Bromley South for alternative Thameslink train services towards London.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages.

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.