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 / Crayford and Dartford on Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 April

Start date
07/04/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Trains between London Cannon Street and Dartford; London Victoria and Dartford; and also between London Charing Cross and Gillingham / Gravesend

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Slade Green / Crayford and Dartford, closing all lines.

Buses replace trains between Slade Green / Crayford and Dartford.

Additional trains will run between London Charing Cross and Slade Green via Blackheath, and also between London Charing Cross and Crayford.

Trains which usually run between London Victoria and Dartford will divert via Lewisham and terminate at Sidcup.

Ticket acceptance:

You can use the Docklands Light Railway between Lewisham and Dartford at no extra cost.

Check before you travel:

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

For journeys between Lewisham and Dartford on the Docklands Light Railway, you can plan your journey by using the Transport for London Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages


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.