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.


It is not yet known how Thameslink services will be affected by this disruption.

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 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.