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 Luton and Rainham on Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 June

Start date
02/06/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between Luton / Kentish Town and Rainham

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place on various parts of the route between Luton and Rainham, resulting in some lines being closed.

All weekend a reduced service will operate between Luton / Kentish Town and Rainham with some trains operating between London Blackfriars and Rainham only. Trains will also be diverted via an alternative route and not call at intermediate stations between London Bridge and Dartford.

Travelling to and from an intermediate station between London Bridge and Dartford?


Customers may use Southeastern services between London Bridge and Plumstead and rail replacement buses between Plumstead and Slade Green.


Buses will operate between London Bridge and Dartford for passengers requiring intermediate stations.

Ticket acceptance:

Customers may use Southeastern metro services, Docklands Light Railway and London Underground via any reasonable route. 

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 plan your journey by using the Transport for London 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.