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 late night / early morning trains between New Cross Gate and West Croydon / Crystal Palace from Monday 25 to Friday 29 July

Start date
End date
Route affected

London Overground between Highbury & Islington / Dalston Junction and Crystal Palace / West Croydon

Southern between London Victoria / London Bridge and Crystal Palace / West Croydon

TOC(s) affected
London OvergroundSouthern

Engineering work is taking place between New Cross Gate and West Croydon from 23:30 until the end of service each morning (ending Friday morning), closing some lines.

London Overground:

The following trains will be the last services to pass:

  • The 22:17 Highbury & Islington to West Croydon.
  • The 22:47 Highbury & Islington to Crystal Palace.


  • The 23:16 West Croydon to Highbury & Islington.
  • The 23:17 Crystal Palace to Highbury & Islington.


Ticket Acceptance:

  • Customers should use London Buses or London Tramlink via any reasonable route to complete their journey.
  • Customer should also use Southern rail replacement services.



From 23:45 until the end of service, buses will replace trains between London Bridge and Streatham Hill / East Croydon via New Cross Gate / Sydenham.

Trains between London Bridge and Caterham / Tattenham will be diverted via Peckham Rye, and will run to an amended timetable.

Please note: An amended Southern timetable will be in place on Wednesday, and services will not be affected by this engineering work.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner​​​​​​​

You can plan your journey on London Buses by using the Transport for London Journey Planner

You can plan your journey on Tramlink 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.