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 late night trains between Lewisham and Dartford via Blackheath from Tuesday 31 July to Friday 3 August

Start date
31/07/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Southeastern between London Victoria / London Charing Cross / London Cannon Street and Dartford

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Blackheath and Slade Green via Bexleyheath, closing all lines overnight from Tuesday evening until Friday morning.

The following trains will be diverted between Lewisham and Dartford, and will not call at stations via Blackheath:

Monday to Thursday:

  • 23:24 London Charing Cross to Dartford.
  • 23:36 London Victoria to Dartford.
  • 23:52 London Charing Cross to Dartford.

Tuesday and Wednesday:

  • 00:46 London Cannon Street to Dartford.

Tuesday to Friday:

  • 00:06 London Victoria to Dartford.

Thursday and Friday:

  • 00:26 London Charing Cross to Dartford.

Replacement buses will run between Lewisham and Dartford via Blackheath for all of these amended services.

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.