Future engineering work

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Buses replace trains between Lewisham and Orpington / Dartford on Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 August

Start date
01/08/2020  00:00
End date
02/08/2020 
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
Southeastern
Description

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

Buses will replace trains between Lewisham and Orpington / Dartford.

Paddock Wood Line:

Trains between London Charing Cross and Ramsgate / Dover will run from London Victoria instead and will not stop at London Charing Cross, Waterloo East or London Bridge.

Hastings Line:

London Charing Cross to Hastings services will be retimed and will take an alternative route between London Bridge and Orpington. Charing Cross to Tunbridge Wells stopping services will not run.

On Sunday only, services between London Charing Cross and Hastings will run from London Cannon Street instead.

Hayes Line (Saturday only)

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

Grove Park Line:

London Charing Cross to Sevenoaks & London Cannon Street to Orpington services will not run.

Bromley North Line:

Trains will not run between Grove Park and Bromley North.

Replacement buses will run between Lewisham and Orpington.

Bromley South line:

London Victoria to Orpington services will be extended to Tonbridge on Saturday, and to Sevenoaks on Sunday.

Sidcup Line:

On Saturday: No trains will run between Sidcup and Lewisham. Trains will run between Sidcup and London via Crayford and Bexleyheath, or via Crayford and Woolwich Arsenal. Replacement buses will run between Sidcup and Lewisham.

On Sunday: No trains will run between Lewisham and Dartford via Sidcup. Buses will replace trains between Lewisham and Dartford via Sidcup.

Ticket Acceptance:

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

As there is limited capacity on London Buses due to social distancing, only Travelcards and Pay as you go (PAYG) will be accepted on London Buses. Tickets valid on National Rail services only, for example Sidcup to London Terminals, unfortunately cannot be used on London's buses.

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:

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

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