Southeastern Status | Buses replace trains via Orpington on Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 March





Updated at: 08-Jan-2024 11:02:10: AM

Operator:  Southeastern

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Routes affected:

Between London Charing Cross and Orpington / Sevenoaks / Tunbridge Wells / Hastings / Ashford International / Ramsgate / Dover Priory, between London Cannon Street and Orpington / Tunbridge Wells / Hastings, and also 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.

There will be no trains via Orpington on Saturday 16 or Sunday 17 March.

Paddock Wood Line: Trains between London Charing Cross and Ramsgate / Dover via Tonbridge will be retimed and run via an alternative route between London Bridge and Sevenoaks.

Hastings Line: Trains between London Charing Cross and Hastings will be retimed, 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 Charing Cross and Chislehurst. Trains which usually run between London Cannon Street and Orpington via Grove Park will not run.

Accessible replacement buses will run between:

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

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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This page created on: 08-Jan-2024 08:46:07: AM