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 New Cross Gate and West Croydon / Crystal Palace on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 October

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London Overground between Highbury & Islington and West Croydon / Crystal Palace, between Dalston Junction and West Croydon, between New Cross Gate and Crystal Palace

Southern between London Bridge and Streatham Hill / Coulsdon Town / Norwood Junction / London Victoria / Uckfield / Caterham / Epsom

Thameslink between Peterborough / Bedford / Cambridge and Horsham / Brighton

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London OvergroundSouthernThameslink

Engineering work is taking place south of New Cross Gate, closing all lines.

London Overground:

Buses will replace trains between New Cross Gate and West Croydon / Crystal Palace all weekend.


Trains will not call at stations via Sydenham. Replacement buses will run between New Cross Gate and West Croydon. You can use your ticket on London Underground / Overground services between London Bridge and New Cross Gate.



Trains to / from Horsham will not call at London Bridge. These trains will additionally call at Purley, Earlswood and Salfords.

Saturday and after 09:00 on Sunday:

Trains between Bedford / Cambridge and Brighton (terminating Three Bridges) will not call at London Bridge. Between London Blackfriars and Three Bridges, trains will run to a slightly reduced timetable.

Additionally, trains to / from Sutton will not call at stations via Mitcham Junction. You can use Southern services for these stations instead.

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.

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.