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.

Alterations to services via Denmark Hill on Sunday 5 July

Start date
05/07/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Southeastern services to / from London Victoria

Thameslink between London Victoria and Orpington

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Brixton and Nunhead / Shortland via Catford, closing various lines.


Bexleyheath Line: London Victoria to Dartford services will not run but additional services will run between London Charing Cross and Dartford via Bexleyheath.

Sole Street Line: London Victoria to Canterbury East services via Denmark Hill will be diverted via an alternative route between London Victoria and Bromley South and will be retimed.

Ticket Acceptance:

You can use Thameslink replacement buses between Herne Hill, Denmark Hill & Bromley South. If you are travelling between Denmark Hill and Bromley South you should travel via Herne Hill for the fastest journey.

You can use London buses P12, 78 & 484 between Denmark Hill and Lewisham at no extra cost.

You can use London Underground between Victoria, Charing Cross, Embankment (for Charing Cross), London Bridge, Waterloo, & Cannon Street at no extra cost. 


Trains between London Blackfriars and Sevenoaks will be diverted, not calling at stations via Catford. Replacement buses will run between Herne Hill and Beckenham Junction via Denmark Hill / Catford.

Check before you travel: 

If you are travelling with Southeastern, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Although journey planners are showing correctly, 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 / 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.

Bicyclesare 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.