Major changes to your train journey from August

Major changes to your train journey from August

From Saturday 27 August 2016 there will be changes to trains travelling to, from and through London Bridge, Cannon Street, Waterloo East and Charing Cross stations, as work to rebuild London Bridge station continues as part of the Thameslink Programme.

Network Rail, Southeastern and Transport for London are working together to enable you to continue to make your journey. Some passengers using these services should plan ahead and may need to travel differently. Detailed travel advice and ticket acceptance will be available closer to the time from

Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 August 2016

No Southeastern services to Charing Cross, Waterloo East, Cannon Street or London Bridge as Network Rail is carrying out major work over the bank holiday weekend. Trains will be diverted to Victoria, Blackfriars or New Cross. On Sunday, buses replace trains between Lewisham and Dartford via Sidcup.

Saturday 27 August to Thursday 1 September 2016

No services to Cannon Street. Replacement buses will run New Cross – Charlton via Deptford, Greenwich, Maze Hill and Westcombe Park. There will be major changes to the Southeastern timetable with fewer trains running on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, meaning these trains will be very busy. Please consider changing your normal journey to work.

Monday 29 August 2016 to January 2018

The following long term changes to Southeastern services will take place as Network Rail carries out the final phase of major track work around London Bridge station:

  • Southeastern services to and from Cannon Street will not call at London Bridge when services resume from 2 September;
  • Most Southeastern services to and from Charing Cross will resume calling at London Bridge
  • Two thirds of the new station concourse at London Bridge will open, including the new ticket office. Walking routes through the station will change.

London Bridge Tube station will remain open throughout. Cannon Street rail and Tube stations, and the Jubilee and Northern lines at London Bridge and Waterloo, will be busier than usual at peak times while passengers take alternative routes.

More information

Detailed travel advice and ticket acceptance will be available closer to the time at

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