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 Southern train service to / from London Victoria on Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 May

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All Southern routes to / from London Victoria; and also between East Croydon and Milton Keynes Central

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Engineering work is taking place between London Victoria and East Croydon, closing various lines.

All day on Saturday and Sunday, no Southern trains will run to or from London Victoria. Most trains will be diverted to operate to / from London Bridge, running to a reduced and amended timetable.

  • No direct services will operate between London and Reigate. Please use alternative services between London and Redhill. 
  • On Saturday only, no Southern trains will operate directly between London and Brighton. 
  • No trains will run between East Croydon / Clapham Junction and Watford Junction.


A replacement bus service will operate between Clapham Junction and East Croydon. Late night / early evening buses will be extended to run between London Victoria and Clapham Junction / East Croydon / Streatham Hill / Norwood Junction, and between London Victoria and London Bridge.


Ticket acceptance:

You may use your Southern ticket on the following alternative services:

  • London Northwestern Railway between London Euston and Watford Junction / Milton Keynes Central.
  • London Overground between Canada Water and Clapham Junction / Crystal Palace / West Croydon, and between Clapham Junction and Watford Junction via Willesden Junction.
  • South Western Railway between London Waterloo and Vauxhall / Clapham Junction.
  • London Bus route 170 between London Victoria and Clapham Junction.
  • London Bus route 255 between Balham and Streatham Hill.
  • London Underground between London Victoria and Clapham Junction / Balham / London Euston.
  • London Underground between London Victoria and London Bridge when they are operating.
  • London Underground between London Bridge and Canada Water.


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