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 and Strood / Borough Green & Wrotham / Sevenoaks on Sunday 15 March

Start date
15/03/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Southeastern between London Victoria and Faversham / Ashford International / Canterbury East / Canterbury West

Thameslink between London Blackfriars and Sevenoaks

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Bromley South and Strood / Borough Green & Wrotham, closing all lines.


Buses will replace trains between:

  • Bromley South and Borough Green & Wrotham
  • Bromley South and Meopham
  • Meopham and Strood
  • Meopham and Sole Street (minibus)

Customers for stations between Bromley South and Meopham towards Rochester and beyond (and vice versa) will need to change buses at Meopham in order to connect with train services at Strood.

Trains that usually run between London Victoria and Dover Priory / Ramsgate will be diverted between London Victoria and Rochester, and will additionally call at Strood to connect with replacement bus services.


Trains that usually run via Swanley to / from Sevenoaks will be diverted, to run via Petts Wood and Orpington.

Replacement buses will run between Bromley South and Sevenoaks via Swanley and Bat & Ball.

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.