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 trains between Bromley South and Meopham / Borough Green & Wrotham on Sunday 19 September

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Southeastern / Thameslink routes via Bromley South

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Engineering work is taking place between Bickley and Sole Street, and between Swanley and Borough Green & Wrotham, closing all lines.


London Victoria - Ramsgate services will be re-timed. Trains will run via Lewisham, running non-stop to Strood, and then calling at all stations to Faversham, The train will then divide, with one portion running to / from Ramsgate, and the other portion running to / from Shepherds Well.

London Victoria - Dover Priory (via Denmark Hill) services WILL NOT RUN. Additional trains will run between London Victoria and Bromley South, calling at Denmark Hill only.

A replacement bus will run between Bromley South and Meopham, calling at St Mary Cray, Swanley, Farningham Road and Longfield. A bus will also run between Meopham and Strood. A minibus will be provided between Meopham and Sole Street.

London Victoria - Ramsgate (via Maidstone East & Canterbury West) services WILL NOT RUN.

A replacement bus will run between Bromley South and Borough Green & Wrotham, calling at St Mary Cray, Swanley and Otford. 

A shuttle train service will run between Borough Green & Wrotham and Ashford International, calling at all stations.

Sittingbourne - Sheerness-on-Sea services will be retimed.

Customers can use Thameslink services.


Trains between London Blackfriars and Sevenoaks will be diverted via Orpington.

Replacement buses will run between Bromley South and Sevenoaks via Bat & Ball.

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.

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.