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.

No trains to / from London Cannon Street or via Greenwich on Sunday 16 September

Start date
16/09/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
Download map of route afected

Southeastern between London Charing Cross / London Cannon Street and Hayes / Gravesend / Sevenoaks

Thameslink between Kentish Town and Rainham.

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between London Cannon Street area, closing all lines.

As a result, no trains will run to or from London Cannon Street.


Services between London Cannon Street and Hayes will be amended to run to / from London Charing Cross. These trains will run non-stop between London Bridge and Lewisham.

Circular services running to and from London Cannon Street via Sidcup will not run.

Services between London Charing Cross and Gravesend via Sidcup will additionally call at Lewisham.

Replacement buses will run between Lewisham and Charlton via New Cross / Greenwich.

Ticket acceptance:

Valid tickets can be used on:

  • London Underground by any reasonable route between Charing Cross, Embankment, Southwark, London Bridge and Cannon Street.
  • Docklands Light Railway (DLR) between Greenwich and Lewisham by any reasonable route.
  • London Overground between New Cross and Canada Water for connections to the London Underground Jubilee Line.


As a result of this engineering work trains will be diverted between London Blackfriars and Charlton and will not call at Deptford, Greenwich, Maze Hill and Westcombe Park.

Customers should use Docklands Light Railway or local buses to complete your journey.


Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can plan your journey on London Underground / Docklands Light Railway 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.