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.

Amended overnight Southeastern trains from Tuesday 3 to Friday 6 April

Start date
03/04/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Various Southeastern routes

TOC(s) affected

Each night from approximately 22:00 to 04:00 (finishing at 04:00 Friday morning), engineering work is taking place on the Southeastern network closing the line at various locations.

Tuesday to Thursday 

The following trains are replaced by buses between Lewisham and Hayes:

  • 22:49 London Charing Cross to Hayes
  • 23:02 London Cannon Street  to Hayes
  • 23:19 London Charing Cross to Hayes
  • 23:32 London Charing Cross to Hayes
Wednesday to Friday

The 00:02 London Charing Cross to Hayes is replaced by bus between Lewisham and Hayes.

The 00:39 London Charing Cross to Gillingham will run non stop between Lewisham and Dartford.

A replacement bus will run between Lewisham and Gillingham calling at Blackheath, Charlton, Woolwich Arsenal, Abbey Wood, Dartford, Greenhithe for Bluewater, Gravesend and then all stations to Gillingham.  

Check before you travel:

These alterations are shown in Journey Planner EXCEPT 00:39 Charing Cross – Gillingham.

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.