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 Dartford via Woolwich Arsenal on Sunday 22 July

Start date
22/07/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between London Charing Cross and Dartford via Woolwich Arsenal also the London Cannon Street rounder

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Blackheath and Slade Green, via Woolwich Arsenal, closing the line.

Trains between London Charing Cross and Dartford via Woolwich Arsenal are diverted between Lewisham and Dartford via Bexleyheath.

The London Cannon Street rounder via Greenwich will not run. The rounder via Sidcup will run between London Cannon Street and Crayford then divert to terminate / start at Dartford.

Replacement buses will run between Lewisham and Dartford calling at New Cross, Deptford, Greenwich and then all stations to Dartford.

Check before you travel:

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

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.