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 Lewisham and Orpington on Sunday 31 October

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Between London Charing Cross and Sevenoaks, between London Cannon Street and Hastings, and also between London Victoria and Orpington

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Engineering work is taking place in the Grove Park area, closing all lines between Hither Green and Petts Wood.

Grove Park Line: Trains between London Charing Cross and Sevenoaks will not run. You will need to use alternative trains between London Cannon Street / London Bridge and Lewisham to connect with replacement bus services. London Charing Cross and Waterloo East are closed all day because of further engineering work.

Hastings Line: Trains between London Cannon Street and Hastings will be diverted via an alternative route between London Bridge and Orpington, with a longer journey time than usual.  These trains will run from London Cannon Street because of further engineering work.

Bromley South Line: Trains between London Victoria and Orpington will be extended to run between London Victoria and Sevenoaks.

Rail replacement buses will run between Lewisham and Orpington.

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 pandemic. 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.