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 overnight trains between London Victoria and London Bridge from Monday 27 to Thursday 30 July

Start date
27/07/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between London Victoria and London Bridge, also between Milton Keynes Central and East Croydon

TOC(s) affected

Overnight engineering work is taking place between Battersea Park and Streatham Hill / Streatham Common, closing some lines.

Each night from 23:00 to 04:00, finishing 04:00 Friday morning, the following alterations will apply:

Monday to Thursday

  • The 20:10 East Croydon to Milton Keynes Central will terminate at Kensington Olympia.
  • The 22:10 Milton Keynes Central to Clapham Junction will start from Kensington Olympia.
  • The 22:11 East Croydon to Watford Junction will terminate at Kensington Olympia
  • The 23:45 Watford Junction to Clapham Junction will not run.
  • The 22:58 London Bridge to London Victoria will terminate at Streatham Hill.
  • The 23:20 London Victoria to London Bridge will start from Streatham Hill.
  • The 23:56 London Victoria to London Bridge will not run.
  • The 22:53 Kensington Olympia to Clapham Junction will run additionally calling all stations.


The following rail replacement buses will run:

Monday to Thursday, the 23:38 Streatham Hill to London Bridge.

Tuesday to Friday:

  • 00:02 Balham to West Croydon.
  • 00:04 Balham to London Bridge.
  • 00:35 Crystal Palace to West Croydon.

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.

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 checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages.