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 11 January

Start date
11/01/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Southeastern between London Victoria / London Charing Cross / London Cannon Street and Hayes / Orpington / Sevenoaks / Hastings / Dover Priory / Ramsgate

TOC(s) affected

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

Buses will replace trains between Lewisham and Orpington via Grove Park.

Trains between London Charing Cross & Dover Priory / Ramsgate via Paddock Wood will be diverted between London and Sevenoaks, and will run from London Victoria instead

London Charing Cross to Hastings services will be diverted via an alternative route between London Charing Cross and Orpington and will be retimed. London Charing Cross to Tunbridge Wells stopping services will not run.

London Charing Cross to Sevenoaks via Grove Park will not run.

Grove Park to Bromley North services will not run.

London Victoria to Orpington via Bromley South services will be extended to Tonbridge.

London Cannon Street to Hayes services will not run. London Charing Cross to Hayes services will be retimed and stop additionally at Lewisham.

Ticket acceptance:

Valid tickets can be used:

  • With London Underground between Victoria / Embankment / Charing Cross / Cannon Street / Waterloo / Southwark / London Bridge.
  • With London Buses on routes 126 / 261 / 314 between Bromley North and Grove Park.

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

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.