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 Gravesend on Sunday 20 May

Start date
20/05/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Southeastern between London Victoria / London Charing Cross / London Cannon Street and Dartford / Gravesend

Thameslink between London Bridge and Rainham

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Slade Green / Sidcup and Gravesend, closing all lines.


Services running between London Stations and Slade Green / Dartford / Gravesend will be amended or cancelled. Replacement buses will run between Slade Green and Dartford, Slade Green and Gravesend, and also between Sidcup and Dartford.

Additional shuttle train services will operate between Gravesend and Gillingham.


Until 08:30, London Bridge to Gillingham services will not run. From 08:30, there will be a reduced hourly service between Kentish Town and Plumstead.

Customers may use Southeastern services via any reasonable route.

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.