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 Sunday 22 December

Start date
22/12/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between London Charing Cross / Lewisham and Orpington / Ramsgate / Hastings / Dover Priory / Ashford International

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Lewisham and Orpington, closing some lines.

As a result of this, rail replacement buses will operate between Lewisham and Orpington via Grove Park.

The following alterations will also apply:

Paddock Wood line - Trains between London Charing Cross and Dover / Ramsgate will be diverted and instead run between London Victoria and Sevenoaks.

Hastings line - Trains between London Charing Cross to Hastings will be diverted and re-timed to run via an alternative route between London Charing Cross and Orpington.

Grove Park line - Trains between London Charing Cross and Sevenoaks will not run.

Bromley South line - Trains between London Victoria and Orpington will be extended to run to Sevenoaks.

Sidcup line - Trains between London Charing Cross and Gravesend via Sidcup will additionally stop at Lewisham.

Ticket acceptance:

Customers may use London Underground services between London Victoria / Embankment / London Charing Cross / London Waterloo / Southwalk and London Bridge.

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.