Future engineering work

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No trains at London Charing Cross / London Cannon Street / London Bridge from Saturday 23 December until Monday 1 January

Start date
23/12/2017  00:00
End date
01/01/2018 
Route affected
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All routes to and from London Charing Cross and London Cannon Street

 
TOC(s) affected
Southeastern
Description

Major improvement work is taking place between London Charing Cross / London Cannon Street and London Bridge, closing all lines.

There will be no train service at London Charing Cross, London Cannon Street, London Waterloo East and London Bridge until Tuesday 2 January. 

There are no train services across the Southeastern network on Christmas Day and Boxing Day. On New Years Day a Sunday level of service will operate.

All London Cannon Street and London Charing Cross services will be either cancelled or diverted to start / terminate at London Victoria or London Waterloo.

Customers should use London Underground and London Buses on any reasonable route between London terminals.

Saturday 23 December until 1 January

Buses will operate between  Lewisham and Charlton, calling at St Johns, New Cross, Deptford, Greenwich, Maze Hill and Westcombe Park.

London Charing Cross - Gillingham
Trains will start / terminate at London Victoria. Trains will call at Lewisham, all stations to Dartford via Woolwich Arsenal, then Greenhithe, Gravesend, Higham, Strood, Rochester, Chatham and Gillingham

London Charing Cross - Hayes
Trains will start / terminate at London Victoria. Trains will call at all stations between Lewisham and Hayes.

London Charing Cross - Gravesend
Trains will start / terminate at London Victoria. Trains will call at Lewisham, Hither Green and all stations to Dartford via Sidcup.

London Charing Cross - Sevenoaks / Tonbridge / Tunbridge Wells / Hastings
Trains will start / terminate at London Victoria. On Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 December only, buses will operate between Sevenoaks and Tonbridge. More details can be found here.

London Victoria - Dartford via Bexleyheath
These services will run as booked.

London Charing Cross - Folkestone Central / Dover Priory
Trains will start / terminate at London Waterloo and run to an amended calling pattern

London Charing Cross - Ramsgate
Trains will start / terminate at London Waterloo and run to amended calling pattern.

London Victoria - Orpington via Herne Hill
There will be a reduced service on this route and trains will start / terminate at London Victoria. On Saturday 23 & Sunday 24 December only, trains will be extended to start / terminate at Sevenoaks.

London Victoria - Dartford via Bexleyheath
These services will run as booked.

London Victoria - Ramsgate
Trains will run to an amended calling pattern.

London Victoria - Dover Priory (weekends only)
These services will not run.

London Victoria - Sevenoaks (fast services - weekends only)
Will be retimed and call at Bromley South, Orpington and Sevenoaks.

Bromley North - Grove Park ( weekends only)
Trains between these stations will be retimed and run to a reduced frequency

Wednesday 27 - Friday 29 December

All London Cannon Street services are cancelled.

Trains between Sheerness-on-Sea and Sittingbourne will be retimed.

London Victoria - Ashford International
Trains will be diverted to start / terminate at London Blackfriars.

London Charing Cross - Sevenoaks
Trains will be diverted to start / terminate at London Blackfriars.


Check Before You Travel:

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel

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.