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 28 March

Start date
28/03/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Southeastern between London Victoria / London Charing Cross / London Cannon Street and Orpington / Tunbridge Wells / Hastings / Dover Priory / Ramsgate and between Grove Park and Bromley North

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Hither Green and Chislehurst, closing all lines.

Buses replace trains between Lewisham and Orpington.

No trains will run between Grove Park and Bromley North. Customers can use their tickets on London Bus routes 126 / 261 / 314 between Grove Park and Bromley North.

Trains between between London Charing Cross and Ramsgate / Dover Priory (via Paddock Wood) will only run once an hour between London Charing Cross and Deal via Ashford International. You will need to change at Asford International for services to Ramsgate via Canterbury West.

London Charing Cross to Tunbridge Wells services will not run. There will be one train an hour between between London Charing Cross and Hastings will be diverted between London Bridge and Orpington, and will be retimed. These trains will stop additionally at Hildenborough.

London Victoria to Orpington services (via Bromley South) will be extended to run to / from Sevenoaks.

London Cannon Street to Hayes services will not run, while London Charing Cross to Hayes services will additionally stop at Lewisham.

Ticket acceptance:

Customers can use London Underground services between Victoria / Charing Cross / Embankment / Waterloo / Southwark / Embankment / London Bridge.

Customers travelling between Bromley North and Grove Park can use London Bus routes 126 / 261 / 314.

Check before you travel:

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

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