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 4 April

Start date
04/04/2020  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.

Grove Park Line: Buses replace trains between Lewisham and Orpington.

Bromley North Line: no trains will run between Grove Park and Bromley North.

Paddock Wood Line: Trains between Charing Cross And Ramsgate / Dover via Paddock Wood will only run once an hour between London Charing Cross & Ramsgate via Dover Priory. You will need to change at Ashford International for services to Ramsgate via Canterbury West.

Hastings Line: Trains will be diverted via an alternative route between Orpington and London Bridge, and will be retimed. These trains will only run once per hour, and will additionally call at Hildenborough. London Charing Cross to Tunbridge Wells stopping services will not run.

Bromley South Line: London Victoria to Orpington services will be extended to run to Sevenoaks.

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

Ticket Acceptance:

London Underground between Victoria, Charing Cross, Embankment, Waterloo, Southwark, Embankment, & London Bridge.

London bus 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 Underground or 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.