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.

Amended late night service through Sydenham from Monday 14 to Thursday 17 September

Start date
14/09/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected

London Overground between Highbury & Islington and West Croydon

Southern between London Bridge and East Croydon / Brighton

TOC(s) affected
London OvergroundSouthern

Engineering work is taking place overnight in the Sydenham area, closing some lines.

London Overground:

No London Overground service between Sydenham and West Croydon from approximately 22:30.

West Croydon services are diverted to / from Crystal Palace. Customers can use local buses via any reasonable route or Southern services between Sydenham and Norwood Junction.

A rail replacement bus service (operated by Southern) will run between Norwood Junction and West Croydon.


After 23:00 each night, buses will replace trains between Norwood Junction and Sutton / Epsom Downs.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using 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 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 checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages.