Future engineering work

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Buses replace trains between Bromley South / Grove Park and Sevenoaks on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 November

Start date
20/11/2021 
End date
21/11/2021 
Route affected
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Southeastern to / from / via Orpington

Thameslink between London Victoria and Orpington

 
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Description

Engineering work is taking place in the Orpington area, closing all lines.

Saturday and Sunday:

Buses will replace trains between:

  • Bromley South and Sevenoaks via Orpington (limited stops).
  • Bromley South and Orpington (all stops).
  • Grove Park to Sevenoaks (all stops).

 

Saturday:

Hastings Line:  Trains between London Charing Cross and Hastings will be retimed, and will be diverted between London Bridge & Tonbridge to run via East Croydon and Redhill 

Paddock Wood Line: Trains between London Charing Cross & Ashford International / Ramsgate via Dover Priory, will be diverted to run to / from London Victoria instead. 

Bromley South Line: Trains between London Victoria and Orpington will be amended to run between London Victoria and Bromley South only.

Grove Park Line: Trains between London Cannon Street and Orpington, and also London Charing Cross and Sevenoaks will not run. Additional trains will run between London Charing Cross and Grove Park. 

Bromley North line: Trains between Grove Park and Bromley North will be retimed. 

Sunday:

Hastings Line: Trains between London Charing Cross and Hastings will run to / from London Victoria, and will only run between London Victoria and Robertsbridge because of further engineering work in the Hastings area. 

Paddock Wood Line: Trains between London Charing Cross & Ashford International / Ramsgate via Dover Priory, will be diverted to run to / from London Victoria instead. 

Grove Park Line: Trains between London Charing Cross and Sevenoaks will only run between London Charing Cross and Grove Park 

Bromley South Line: Trains between London Victoria and Orpington will run between London Victoria and Bromley South.

Ticket acceptance: 

You can use London Underground between Victoria, Embankment (for Charing Cross), Charing Cross, Waterloo, Southwark & London Bridge at no extra cost. 

Check before you travel:

If you are travelling with Southeastern, 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.

If you are travelling with Thameslink, these changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

You can plan your journey on 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.