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 1 and Sunday 2 August

Start date
01/08/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Southeastern between London Victoria / London Cannon Street / London Charing Cross and Hayes / Orpington / Hastings / Ramsgate / Dover Priory, and also between Grove Park and Bromley North

TOC(s) affected

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

Buses will replace trains between Lewisham and Orpington.

Trains that usually run between Grove Park and Bromley North on Saturday will not run (no trains run to / from Bromley North on a Sunday). Customers can use London Bus routes 126 / 261 and 314 between Bromley North and Grove Park on Saturday at no extra cost.

Train services that usually run between London Victoria and Orpington via Bromley South will be extended to run to / from Tonbridge on Saturday, and to / from Sevenoaks on Sunday.

Services between London Charing Cross and Sevenoaks, and also between London Cannon Street and Orpington (via Grove Park) will not run.

On Saturday only, London Cannon Street to Hayes services will not run. Services between London Charing Cross and Hayes will additionally call at Lewisham.

Trains between London Charing Cross and Hastings will be retimed, and will be diverted between London Bridge and Orpington. Services between London Charing Cross and Tunbridge Wells will not run.

Trains between London Charing Cross and Ramsgate / Dover Priory (via Paddock Wood) will be amended to run to / from London Victoria instead, not calling at London Charing Cross, Waterloo East or London Bridge.

Ticket acceptance:

Customers can use London Underground between Victoria, Embankment (for Charing Cross), Charing Cross, Waterloo, Southwark and London Bridge at no additional cost.

Check before you travel:

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

You can plan your journey on London Buses / London Underground by using the Transport for London Journey Planner

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page

You can find the location of your bus replacement by typing in your station here