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Engineering work for Today

No Thameslink service between Bickley and Sevenoaks on Sunday 17 December

Date:
17 December - 17 December 2017 11:59 PM

Routes affected:
Between London Blackfriars and Sevenoaks

Engineering work is taking place between Otford and Sevenoaks, closing the line.

Thameslink services from London Blackfriars to Sevenoaks will be diverted via Orpington. Trains between Bickley and Sevenoaks will not run.

Alternative travel options.

Road transport will shuttle between Swanley and Otford, calling at intermediate stations. 

Passengers can use Southeastern services between Bickley and Otford, although these trains will not call at some intermediate stations.

Road transport will also operate between Otford and Sevenoaks.

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

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Buses replace trains between Reigate / Redhill and Gatwick Airport from approximately 23:15 Saturday 16 and all day Sunday 17 December

Date:
16 December - 17 December 2017 11:59 PM

Routes affected:
Great Western Railway between Reading and Gatwick Airport Southern between London Bridge / London Victoria and Horsham / Brighton / Portsmouth Harbour / Lewes / Reigate and between Redhill and Reigate. Thameslink between Bedford / Luton and Three Bridges / Brighton

Station improvement work is taking place at Redhill, closing some lines.

Great Western Railway services between Reading and Gatwick Airport will be replaced by a bus between Reigate / Redhill and Gatwick Airport and may be re-timed to depart earlier. The last two services from Reading will run as a train service.

Southern & Thameslink

Trains will run to an amended timetable, with trains unable to call at stations between Purley and Horley. Buses will operate between these stations. Some buses will run between Redhill and East Croydon.

Buses will also replace trains between Redhill and Tonbridge.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Amended late night / early morning services between London Blackfriars and Bedford from Saturday 16 to Sunday 17 December

Date:
16 December - 17 December 2017 11:59 PM

Routes affected:
Between Brighton / Sutton / London Blackfriars and Luton / Bedford

Engineering work is taking place between Luton and Bedford, closing some lines.

From 02:00 on Sunday until approximately 09:00 buses will replace trains between Luton and Bedford.

 

On Saturday the following trains are amended:

  • 21:33, 22:05 and 22:33 Brighton to Luton services will call additionally at Kentish Town, Cricklewood, Hendon, Mill Hill Broadway, Elstree & Borehamwood and Radlett.
  • 21:45 Sutton to Bedford service will not call at Leagrave, Harlington and Flitwick
  • 22:15 and 22:45 Sutton to Bedford service will terminate at London Blackfriars

 

On Sunday the 00:08 London Blackfriars to Bedford service will not run. Customers should use alternative Thameslink services.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

To check for future disruptions visit the planned engineering works page.

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