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.

No trains via Sydenham on Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 September

Start date
26/09/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected

London Overground between Highbury & Islington and Crystal Palace / West Croydon

Southern between London Bridge and Caterham / Coulsdon Town / Crystal Palace / London Victoria

Thameslink between Bedford / Cambridge and Gatwick Airport / Brighton


TOC(s) affected
London OvergroundSouthernThameslink

Engineering work is taking place between New Cross Gate and West Croydon / Crystal Palace, closing various lines.

London Overground:

No trains will run between New Cross and Crystal Palace / West Croydon.

Customers should use Southern services to complete their journey. 


Southern trains to / from London Bridge via Sydenham will not run.

Buses will run between New Cross Gate and Crystal Palace / West Croydon.


Thameslink services will not run between London Bridge and East Croydon.

To complete your journey between these stations, you may use the replacement bus services between New Cross Gate and Crystal Palace / West Croydon. You may also use your tickets on London Buses.

Services that usually call at London Bridge will be diverted via an alternative route, not calling at Norwood Junction or London Bridge.

Trains that usually run between Bedford and Gatwick Airport via Redhill will not run. Please use alternative train services for stations via Redhill.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can plan your journey on London Buses by using the Transport for London 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.