Future engineering work

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Buses replace trains between Lewisham and Dartford via Bexleyheath on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 May

Start date
11/05/2019  00:00
End date
12/05/2019 
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

 
TOC(s) affected
Southeastern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Lewisham and Barnehurst / Charlton, closing various lines.

The following alterations will apply:-

Bexleyheath Line

  • Buses replace trains between Lewisham and Dartford via Bexleyheath all weekend.
  • London Victoria to Gravesend services will be diverted to Sidcup on Saturday and run between Victoria and Sidcup.
  • London Victoria to Dartford services will run through to Dartford on Sunday, and are diverted to run via Sidcup.

Woolwich Line

  • London Cannon Street to Barnehurst services & Slade Green to London Cannon St services will not run.
  • On Sunday, London Charing Cross to Dartford services will start from London Cannon Street, and are diverted to run via Greenwich.

Sidcup Line

  • On Saturday, London Charing Cross to Dartford via Sidcup services will not run, and London Victoria to Gravesend services will run via the Sidcup line instead, running between London Victoria and Sidcup (will not run between Sidcup & Gravesend).
  • On Sunday, London Victoria to Dartford services will run via Sidcup, calling at all stations. Also on Sunday, London Charing Cross to Gravesend services will be retimed and call additionally at Lewisham.

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.