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Closures and changes to services in 2017


There will be closures and changes to services over weekends and bank holidays in 2017 as we continue to rebuild London Bridge station and the surrounding railway. Always check before you travel for any engineering work.

More information and travel advice will be available closer to the time.

Read more about what these changes mean for you in our leaflet.


August bank holiday – Saturday 26 August to Saturday 2 September
There will be significant work over the August 2017 bank holiday and the four working days after.

There will be no Southeastern services at London Bridge, Waterloo East and Charing Cross, which means there will be fewer trains into London and they may be diverted to different London stations.

You will need to change your journey so please keep this in mind when booking holidays and planning ahead.

For more information, please visit our August 2017 web page or read more about what these changes mean for you in our line closures leaflet.

Live travel advice is available now

Christmas and New Year
Saturday 23 December 2017 to Monday 1 January 2018

From 23 December to 1 January, there will be major changes to services as the Thameslink Programme brings all remaining new platforms at London Bridge into use and the final section of the new concourse will open for passengers.

This will mean further major changes at Christmas, with no trains at a number of London stations. Passengers on Southeastern, Thameslink and Southern trains will be significantly affected.

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