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 Greenwich and Woolwich Arsenal on Sunday 5 May

Start date
05/05/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Southeastern between London Charing Cross and Dartford / Gravesend and also London Cannon Street circular services

Thameslink between Luton and Rainham

TOC(s) affected

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


Trains via Woolwich Arsenal

Buses will replace trains between Lewisham and Dartford, calling at all stations via New Cross, Greenwich and Woolwich Arsenal.

London Cannon Street circular services will not run.

Trains which usually run between London Charing Cross and Dartford via Woolwich Arsenal will be diverted to run via Bexleyheath.

Trains via Sidcup

London Cannon Street circular services will run between Dartford and London Cannon Street via Sidcup only.


Trains between Luton and Rainham will not run. Customers should use alternative Thameslink and Southeastern trains to complete their journey.

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

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.