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 on the Woolwich and Bexleyheath lines from Friday 19 to Sunday 21 April

Start date
19/04/2019  00:00
End date
21/04/2019 
Route affected
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Southeastern between London Cannon Street and Barnehurst / Dartford / Strood, and between London Charing Cross and Slade Green / Dartford, and also between London Victoria and Gravesend / Gillingham

Thameslink between Luton and Rainham

 
TOC(s) affected
SoutheasternThameslink
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Deptford / Lewisham and Slade Green, closing all lines.

Southeastern

The following alterations will apply:

Woolwich line services

  • Trains between London Charing Cross and Dartford will not run. Replacement buses will run between Lewisham and Dartford via Greenwich and Woolwich
  • The London Cannon Street circular services will be amended to run between London Cannon Street and Dartford, via Sidcup

 

Bexleyheath line services

  • Buses will replace trains between Lewisham and Dartford via Bexleyheath
  • Trains between London Victoria and Dartford / Gravesend will be diverted via Sidcup
  • Trains between London Cannon Street and Slade Green via Bexleyheath will run between London Cannon Street and Dartford, via Sidcup, however please not these services do not run on Sundays

 

To allow for the diverted trains, trains on the Sidcup line will be retimed. Some trains will also be amended and will call additionally at Lewisham.

 

Ticket acceptance:

To help you complete your journey, you may use Docklands Light Railway between Lewisham and Greenwich.

Thameslink

It is not yet known how Thameslink will be affected by this engineering work.

Check before you travel:

If you are travelling with Southeastern, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

If you are travelling with Thameslink, 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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.