Future engineering work

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Buses replace trains between Plumstead and Dartford on Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 December

Start date
02/12/2017  00:00
End date
03/12/2017 
Route affected
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Between London Cannon Street and Barnehurst / Dartford, between London Charing Cross and Gillingham and London Cannon Street circular services.

 
TOC(s) affected
Southeastern
Description

Bridge and tunnel maintenance  is taking place between Plumstead and Slade Green all weekend, closing the lines between these stations.

Buses will replace trains between Plumstead and Dartford.

Trains that usually run between London Charing Cross and Gillingham via Woolwich Arsenal will be diverted via Bexleyheath.

Engineering work is also taking place between London Cannon Street and New Cross. As a result of this, trains that usually run between London Cannon Street and Dartford will be amended to run between New Cross and Plumstead only. Alternative train services will be available between London Charing Cross and New Cross.

Ticket acceptance:

Your rail ticket will be valid on

  • Docklands Light Railway between Lewisham and Greenwich.
  • London Underground services between London Cannon Street and London Charing Cross.

 

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can plan your journey on Docklands Light Railway and London Underground by using the Transport for London Journey Planner

Bicycles:

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.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.