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.

Buses replace trains between Slade Green / Sidcup and Dartford on Sunday 1 April

Start date
01/04/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between London Victoria / London Cannon Street and Dartford, London Charing and Gillingham / Gravesend

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Slade Green / Barnehurst / Crayford and Dartford closing the line

Buses will replace trains between Slade Green / Crayford and Dartford.

Trains are running on the following routes:

  • London Charing Cross to Slade Green via Woolwich
  • London Charing Cross to Sidcup
  • London Charing Cross to Slade Green via Bexleyheath
  • Dartford to Gillingham / Gravesend
  • London Cannon Street to Plumstead

Ticket acceptance:

Customers can use Docklands Light Railway between Lewisham and Greenwich.

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 by using the Transport for London 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.