Urgent repairs to the track between East Croydon and London St Pancras International means all lines will be blocked. As a result, trains between these stations will be cancelled.
Disruption is expected from midnight until 06:00 Wednesday 27 September.
Due to an emergency possession of the track to fix defects, there will be no trains between East Croydon and London St Pancras International after midnight tonight, until 06:00 tomorrow morning. You should allow for your journey to be extended by up to 60 minutes, and be prepared to use alternative transport.
If you need to travel please do so earlier tonight.
Rail replacement buses
Thameslink have requested a rail replacement service to run between East Croydon and London Blackfriars, and between London Blackfriars and London St Pancras International and will update this section when we have more information.
You can use your ticket on the following, at no extra cost:
There is an emergency possession of the track tonight that has closed routes from East Croydon to and from London. No trains will be running after midnight, until 06:00 on Wednesday 27 September.
Check before you travel:
You can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner
You may be entitled to compensation if you experience a delay in completing your journey today. Please keep your train ticket and make a note of your journey, as both will be required to support any claim.
Last updated: 8:51 PM
The ASLEF union have announced that strike action will take place on:
Saturday 30 September
Wednesday 4 October
No Thameslink, Great Northern or Gatwick Express services will run on these days. A limited Southern service will run, calling at Gatwick Airport and London Victoria only.
There will also be a ban on overtime on:
Friday 29 September
Monday 2 October until Friday 6 October (inclusive).
An amended timetable with fewer services will run on these days. Services will be busier than usual, especially in peak hours.
Facilities on the 20:16 Sutton Surrey to St Albans City due 21:37. Toilet facilities are not available.
21:52 St Albans City to Sutton Surrey due 23:17
Facilities on the 21:52 St Albans City to Sutton Surrey due 23:17. Toilet facilities are not available.
23:19 Sutton Surrey to Bedford due 01:29
Facilities on the 23:19 Sutton Surrey to Bedford due 01:29. Toilet facilities are not available.
Rochester: Lifts out of order
The lifts will be out of order between platform 1 and concourse from now until further notice at Rochester station. Additional Information: This affects Thameslink & Southeastern services towards Luton and London stations. Please speak to station staff for further assistance.