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 Bexleyheath on Sunday 3 February

Start date
03/02/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Southeastern between London Victoria / London Charing Cross / London Cannon Street and Dartford / Gravesend / Hayes / Sevenoaks

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Lewisham and Barnehurst, closing all lines.

No trains will call at Lewisham all day.

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

Services that usually run between London Charing Cross and Dartford via Woolwich will be diverted to run via Greenwich. These services will additionally run from London Cannon Street instead of London Charing Cross

Services that usually run via Bexleyheath will be diverted or amended, with Cannon Street "rounder" services not calling at Lewisham.

Services to / from Hayes will be diverted to run to / from London Charing Cross, and will run non-stop between London Bridge and Ladywell.

Ticket acceptance:

Valid tickets can be used:

  • On London Underground services between London Charing Cross, London Cannon Street, Southwark, Waterloo East and London Bridge by any reasonable route.
  • London Bus routes P4 and 284 between Ladywell and Lewisham, routes 21, 225 and 273 between Hither Green, Lewisham and New Cross, and also routes P12 and 78 between Greenwich and Lewisham.
  • Docklands Light Railway (DLR) between Greenwich and Lewisham.

Check before you travel:

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

You can plan your journey on London Underground, London Buses or DLR services 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.