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Upcoming Rail Engineering Works Update thread
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rbmartin


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Post: #81
22-11-2022 05:21 PM

Heads up on RMT strike action.

13, 14, 16 and 17 December and on 3, 4, 6 and 7 January.

A ban on overtime will also be in force from 18 December through to 2 January.

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rbmartin


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Post: #82
22-11-2022 05:37 PM

I've been asked if I can add engineering works for Southeastern and Thameslink, so I'll add the Hayes line from Catford Bridge, Lower Sydenham and Ladywell and Thameslink from Crofton Park/Catford which SE23 residents also use.

Saturday 26th November:

Southeastern: No service due to industrial action.

Thameslink: Normal Saturday service.

Sunday 27th November:

Southeastern: Normal service on the Hayes line, however there are no trains to Dartford via Bexleyheath from Lewisham. Replacement buses are in operation.

Thameslink: Normal service.

Southeastern and Thameslink will also have changes to their timetable from December 11th, these include:

All trains on the Hayes line will operate to Charing Cross. 2tph will operate via Lewisham and the other 2tph will continue to be fast from Ladywell to London Bridge. On Sundays, all trains operate via Lewisham.

There are some peak services to Victoria introduced from Crofton Park operated by Southeastern which call at Denmark Hill only.

Morning peak services are at 0741, 0811, 0840 and 0910. Evening Peak services from Victoria are at 1712 and 1812 calling at Denmark Hill.

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rbmartin


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Post: #83
28-11-2022 08:47 PM

Saturday 3rd December:

SOUTHERN: Normal service.
London Overground: Normal Service
Southeastern: Normal service on the Hayes line.
Thameslink: Normal service from Crofton Park and Catford.

Sunday 4th December:

Southern: Normal service
London Overground: Normal Service
Southeastern: Normal Service
Thameslink: Normal Service.

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DaveO


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Post: #84
29-11-2022 10:12 AM

Regarding Boxing Day. Requests for drivers to put their names down to work Boxing Day have gone out, so there will be a London Overground service on Boxing Day. The level of which will be determined on the amount of volunteers and announced by TfL in the near future.

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rbmartin


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Post: #85
29-11-2022 12:44 PM

RealTrainTimes has initially published an every 15 minutes service to West Croydon on Boxing Day, but as Dave mentions, it's not confirmed.

This post was last modified: 29-11-2022 12:45 PM by rbmartin.

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nottinghillbilly


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Post: #86
29-11-2022 06:06 PM

phew!

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Honoak


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Post: #87
29-11-2022 06:28 PM

Hi, not sure if Southern has a normal service on Sunday. Trainline for St Pancras to Honor Oak is not showing any southern rail options from London Bridge to Honor Oak options (then again, no Southern service on a Sunday is basically normal).

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rbmartin


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Post: #88
29-11-2022 07:36 PM

You're right, the Victoria/London Bridge trains have been removed from RealTrainTimes as well for Sunday.

The Victoria services are running to Crystal Palace only, yet nothing on Southern's Engineering Works page.

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rbmartin


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Post: #89
30-11-2022 07:07 PM

It appears the Elizabeth Line will operate an overnight service on New Year's Eve to Abbey Wood, so the Whitechapel option is there as well.

However, no Boxing Day service it seems.

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nottinghillbilly


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Post: #90
01-12-2022 10:41 PM

It seems crazy what a big shopping day Boxing day is with stores starting their sales but the elizabeth line isn't running.

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rbmartin


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Post: #91
02-12-2022 12:10 AM

Engineering works on the Elizabeth line on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and Tuesday 27th. Reopens on the Wednesday.

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rbmartin


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Post: #92
05-12-2022 08:08 PM

An extra RMT strike has been pencilled in for Christmas Eve at 6pm, this will ultimately lead to a slightly earlier finish on that Saturday afternoon.

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rbmartin


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Post: #93
05-12-2022 08:19 PM

Saturday 10th December:

Southern: Normal service.
London Overground: Normal service.
Southeastern (Hayes line): Replacement buses between Lewisham and Hayes.
Thameslink (Crofton Park/Catford): Trains every 30 minutes between Blackfriars and Sevenoaks.

Sunday 11th December:

FIRST DAY OF NEW TIMETABLE.

Southern: Normal service.
London Overground: Normal service.
Southeastern (Hayes line): Replacement buses until 0830, then a normal train service between Charing Cross and Hayes. (For Cannon St change at London Bridge).
Thameslink: Trains diverted to Victoria. (Tickets valid on tube/buses to St Pancras International).

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nottinghillbilly


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Post: #94
05-12-2022 10:45 PM

thank you as always for these updates

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DaveO


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Post: #95
07-12-2022 01:25 PM

Due to the RMT strike action, London Overground will now NOT be running a service on Boxing Day.

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nottinghillbilly


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Post: #96
07-12-2022 10:27 PM

Cursing!

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jonfrewin


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Post: #97
08-12-2022 05:41 PM

Do we know yet whether the strike action next Friday and Saturday will impact the Overground and Southern services from Forest Hill?

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rbmartin


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Post: #98
09-12-2022 12:29 AM

The RMT strikes usually mean no service on Southern with London Overground operating from around 8am-6pm.

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nottinghillbilly


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Post: #99
10-12-2022 06:45 PM

Am I correct in thinking that we will have no trains for most of next week due to the strike?
I find it very confusing and need to plan how early I'll need to leave for work.
Thank you

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rbmartin


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Post: #100
10-12-2022 08:10 PM

Monday: Normal service.

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: No service on Southern. London Overground, first train to Highbury and Islington at 0732, West Croydon at 0752, Crystal Palace at 0807. Trains run every 15 minutes between Dalston Junction and Sydenham and every 30 minutes to Highbury and Islington, Crystal Palace and West Croydon.

Last train to HOP and Forest Hill from Whitechapel at 1745 and Canada Water at 1753.

Last train from Forest Hill to Canada Water and Whitechapel at 1802.

Thursday: First train to Highbury and Islington at 0737, first Victoria at 0812, first London Bridge at 0828, West Croydon at 0737, Crystal Palace at 0801.

Normal weekday service for the rest of the day.

There is a strike also next Saturday but the data hasn't been added yet.

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