Southeastern Status | Buses replace trains on routes via Orpington on Sunday 7 July

Updated at: 12-May-2024 15:29:13: PM

Operator:  Southeastern

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Routes affected:

Southeastern via Orpington

Thameslink between London Victoria and Orpington

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Description of Incident

Engineering work is taking place between Petts Wood and Sevenoaks, closing all lines.


No trains will call at Orpington all day.

  • Paddock Wood Line: Trains between London Charing Cross and Ramsgate / Dover Priory via Tonbridge will be retimed and run via an alternative route between London Bridge and Sevenoaks. Trains between London Charing Cross and Dover Priory will only run between London Charing Cross and Folkestone Central because of further engineering work.
  • Hastings Line: Trains between London Charing Cross and Hastings will be retimed and diverted via an alternative route and will not be able to stop at Orpington.
  • Bromley South Line: Trains between London Victoria and Orpington will only run between London Victoria and Bromley South.
  • Grove Park Line: Trains between London Charing Cross and Sevenoaks will only run between London Charing Cross and Chislehurst.

Accessible replacement buses will run between:

  • Bromley South and Orpington calling at all stations.
  • Chislehurst and Sevenoaks calling at all stations


The 06:46 and 07:16 Orpington to London Victoria services will start at Bellingham. Replacement buses will run between Orpington and Bellingham.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries 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.

Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.

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