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.

No trains through Bromley South on Sunday 29 March

Start date
29/03/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Southeastern between London Victoria and Orpington / Canterbury East / Canterbury West / Dover Priory / Ramsgate

Thameslink between London Blackfriars and Orpington / Sevenoaks

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Beckenham Junction / Nunhead and St Mary Cray / Petts Wood, closing all lines.


Buses replace trains between Beckenham Junction and Orpington.

Trains that usually run between London Victoria and Canterbury East / Canterbury West / Dover Priory / Ramsgate (via Sole Street and via Maidstone East) will be amended to run on an alternative route between London Victoria and Swanley / St Mary Cray, and will be retimed.


Trains that usually run between London Blackfriars and Sevenoaks will be amended to run between Swanley and Sevenoaks only. Buses will run between Herne Hill and Swanley, calling at Denmark Hill then all stations via Catford.

Ticket acceptance:

Southeastern and Thameslink customers may use their tickets on any Southeastern or Thameslink service or replacement buses.

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.