Details of planned engineering works on the Thameslink network.
To maintain and improve the railway, Network Rail carries out regular planned engineering works on our network.
This work is usually done at weekends, on bank holidays and after 10pm during the week – but major work may also affect services at other times.
You should always check if unplanned engineering works will affect your journey.
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23 September 11:00 PM - 24 September 2017 10:59 PM
All Thameslink routes
Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Kentish Town and Loughborough Junction, closing various lines.
Trains will not call at Kentish Town, and an amended Thameslink service will operate as follows:-
2 trains per hour will run between London St Pancras International (East Midlands Trains platforms) and Bedford.
2 trains per hour will run between London St Pancras International (East Midlands Trains platforms) and Luton, calling at all stations except Kentish Town.
2 trains per hour will run between London Bridge and Brighton.
2 trains per hour will run between London Victoria and Sevenoaks.
Customers are advised to use London Underground services via any reasonable route. A rail replacement bus service will operate between London St Pancras International and London Bridge outside of London Underground operational hours.
A rail replacement bus service will also operate between London St Pancras International and West Hampstead Thameslink, calling at Kentish Town.
Check before you travel:
You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner
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.
You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.
5 January 2015 - 31 January 2018 11:59 PM
All routes via London Bridge
As part of the government sponsored Thameslink Programme, Network Rail are rebuilding London Bridge mainline rail station to provide more space, improved connections to more destinations and more reliable services. The rail and tube station will remain open during the work.
Until 2018, there will be long and short term changes to train services as major track work takes place around London Bridge station.
See the Thameslink Programme website for more information.