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London Overground operating a reduced service and Southern hardly operating any service this weekend!

19 Nov '20

London Overground are only operating services south of Shadwell again this weekend calling at all stations to/from Crystal Palace and West Croydon at the reduced level of 4 trains an hour.

Southern Railways are hardly running any services at all due to engineering work between East Croydon and Caterham on Saturday and it appears none on Sunday even though the National Railways engineering works website shows the London Bridge - Caterham via Sydenham service which would normally provide 2 of our 4 trains an hour as operating between London Bridge and Purley. No mention is made of the London Bridge - Crystal Palace service at all! As there are no trains operating in or out of Victoria on Sunday and a lot of services are being rerouted to London Bridge I suspect the long distance services are being prioritised over the “suburban services” ! I have queried this with Southern and will amend this post if anything gets added.

London Overground northbound departures from Forest Hill at 09. 17, 39 and 47 minutes past each hour from 0539 to 2347

Southern are only operating 2 trains to London Bridge at 0643 and 0713 and from London Bridge to Forest Hill 3 trains at 2310, 0020 and 0035

London Overground northbound departures from Forest Hill at 0642, 0658, 0713, 0728, 0743 and 0802 then at 13, 28, 43 and 58 minutes past each hour from 0813 to 1143 then 1157, 1213, 1227, 1237, 1257 then 07, 27, 37 and 57 minutes past each hour from 1307 to 2207 then 2227, 2257, 2312, and 2322.

There are currently no direct trains to or from London Bridge showing on National Rail or Southern journey planners.

19 Nov '20

Thank you so much! your posts make a difference to use weekend workers

19 Nov '20

Thanks Max - it’s good to know it helps somebody!