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 Lewisham and Orpington / Dartford on Sunday 8 April

Start date
07/04/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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between London Charing Cross / London Cannon Street / London Victoria and Dartford / Gravesend / Orpington / Sevenoaks / Hastings /  Dover Priory / Ramsgate

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Hither Green and Petts Wood, closing all lines.

Previous work scheduled to take place in this area on Saturday and Sunday has been cancelled.

Some services will be diverted, cancelled, or will start from alternative London stations. Some additional services will run on Sunday evening between London Charing Cross and Tonbridge.

Replacement buses will run between Lewisham and Dartford via Sidcup, and also between Lewisham and Orpington via Grove Park.

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 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.