Future engineering work

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Buses replace trains between Lewisham and Sidcup / Orpington on Saturday 27 June

Start date
27/06/2020  00:00
End date
27/06/2020 
Route affected

Southeastern services via Sidcup / Grove Park

 
TOC(s) affected
Southeastern
Description

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

Buses will replace trains between:

  • Lewisham and Sidcup.
  • Lewisham and Orpington.

An amended train service will run between Sidcup and Dartford. Customers travelling between Albany Park, Bexley or Crayford  and London should travel via Dartford for faster journeys.

Trains that usually run between London Cannon Street and Slade Green via Greenwich and Woolwich Arsenal will be amended to run to / from Dartford.

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

Trains between London Charing Cross and Ramsgate / Dover Priory via Paddock Wood will be amended to run to / from London Victoria instead.

Trains to / from Hastings will be diverted between Orpington and London Bridge, and will run to an amended timetable. Services between London Charing Cross and Tunbridge Wells will not run.

Services between London Victoria and Orpington via Bromley South will be amended to run to / from Tonbridge.

Services between London Cannon Street and Hayes will not run. Services between London Charing Cross and Hayes will additionally call at Lewisham.

Services between London Charing Cross and Dartford via Bexleyheath will be retimed.

Ticket acceptance:

Customers can use their tickets at no additional cost on:

  • London Underground services between Victoria, Charing Cross, Embankment, Waterloo, Southwark and London Bridge.
  • London Bus routes 126 / 261 and 314 between Bromley North and Grove Park.

Check before you travel:

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

Although journey planners are showing correct, your journey may be subject to alteration at short notice due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Please check before your journey

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.