Future engineering work

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See details of routes affected by planned engineering works, including when they take effect, maps of the affected area, alternative timetables, advice for alternative travel and real-time updates.

No trains to / from London Cannon Street on Sunday 18 March

Start date
18/03/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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between London Cannon Street and Hayes / Charlton / Plumstead / Dartford

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between London Cannon Street and Charlton / Lewisham, closing all lines. No trains will run from London Cannon Street.

Additional train services will be run from London Charing Cross to Hayes / Charlton / Sevenoaks and Dartford. Replacement buses will run between Lewisham and Charlton, calling at St Johns, New Cross, Deptford, Greenwich, Maze Hill and Westcombe Park.

Ticket Acceptance:

Customers may use:

  • London Underground on any reasonable route between London Charing Cross / Embankment / Southwark / London Bridge / London Cannon Street and Canada Water.
  • Docklands Light Railway between Greenwich and Lewisham.
  • London Overground between New Cross and Canada Water to connect with London Underground trains.

Check before you travel:

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

You can find the location of your bus replacement by typing in your station here.


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.