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 service between London and Dartford via Woolwich Arsenal on Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 June

Start date
02/06/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between London Charing Cross / London Cannon Street / London Victoria and Dartford

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Plumstead and Slade Green on Saturday, and between Deptford and Slade Green on Sunday, closing all lines.


An amended service will run between London Charing Cross and Plumstead. Additional trains will run between London Cannon Street and Plumstead, and also between London Cannon Street and Sidcup via Lewisham.

Replacement buses will run between Plumstead and Dartford, calling at all stations.


Services between London Charing Cross and Dartford will be diverted after Lewisham to run via Bexleyheath. Circular services to and from London Cannon Street via Crayford will be diverted after Crayford to Dartford.

Replacement buses will run between Lewisham and Dartford via New Cross, Greenwich and Woolwich.

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.