March 14, 2013 by
Engineering work starting on 27/03/13 between New Cross and Hither Green.
Track improvements and maintenance are taking place from 23:00 on 27/03/13 to 02:30 on 29/03/13 between New Cross and Hither Green.
THURSDAY NIGHT /FRIDAY MORNING – As a result of engineering taking place over the Easter Holiday between New Cross and Hither Green, passengers travelling after midnight , on train services to or from the following stations: Hither Green, Grove Park, Elmstead Wood, Chislehurst, Petts Wood or Orpington are advised that the last train service for these stations is the 00:06 London Charing Cross to Orpington train service. Journeys to these stations after this service will require passengers to use replacement bus services as follows: – The 00:10 London Charing Cross to Dartford. This train service will not operate between London Charing Cross and Lee, and a replacement bus service will operate departing London Charing Cross at 00:10, London Waterloo East -Sandell Street- 00:18, London Bridge 00:25, New Cross 00:39, Lewisham 00:47, Hither Green 00:56 and arrives Lee at 01:03. Change at Lee for connecting train service departing Lee at 01:10, Mottingham 01:13, New Eltham 01:15, Sidcup 01:19, Albany Park 01:21, Bexley 01:23, Crayford 01:27 and terminates at Dartford at 01:32. – The 00:15 London Charing Cross to Tonbridge -FRIDAY ONLY-. This train service, after the scheduled departure from London Bridge at 00:23, is diverted by an alternative route and runs non-stop to arrive at Tonbridge at 01:10. Passengers for Hildenborough, Sevenoaks, Dunton Green and Chelsfield are advised to travel by this service to Tonbridge and change for replacement bus service that departs Tonbridge at 01:18 and sets down passengers at Hildenborough at 01:33, Sevenoaks 01:46, Dunton Green 01:56, Chelsfield 02:17 and Orpington 02:24. PLEASE NOTE: passengers for Orpington only are advised to travel by the replacement bus service – 00:48 London Charing Cross to Orpington: A replacement bus service to Tonbridge will depart from Orpington at 00:46, and calls at Chelsfield 00:53, Dunton Green 01:14, Sevenoaks 01:24, Hildenborough 01:37 and terminates Tonbridge at 01:52 – The 00:18 London Charing Cross to Gillingham. This train service will not call at New Cross, Lewisham or Blackheath, but will call additionally at Greenwich. Passengers travelling by this train service for New Cross, Lewisham or Blackheath should change at Greenwich for the 00:40 Greenwich to Blackheath replacement bus service, which calls at New Cross 00:44, Lewisham 00:52 and terminates Blackheath at 01:00. Passengers travelling from New Cross, Lewisham or Blackheath for the above train service should travel by a replacement bus service that departs from New Cross at 00:31, Lewisham 00:39 and Blackheath 00:47 and calls to set down passengers at Charlton, Woolwich Arsenal, Plumstead, Abbey Wood, Belvedere, Erith, Slade Green, Dartford Greenhithe, Gravesend, Higham, Strood, Rochester, Chatham and terminates at Gillingham at 02:41. – The 00:48 London Charing Cross to Orpington this train service WILL NOT OPERATE. Passengers for this service are advised to travel by the replacement bus service that departs from London Charing Cross at 00:48 and calls at London Waterloo East -Sandell Street- at 00:56, London Bridge 01:03, New Cross 01:17, Lewisham 01:25, Hither Green 01:34, Grove Park 01:42, Elmstead Woods 01:51, Chislehurst 01:57, Petts Wood 02:07 and terminates at Orpington at 02:15.