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Train companies affected:Avanti West Coast, London Northwestern Railway

Buses replace trains between Slade Green / Sidcup and Gravesend on Sunday 30 June 

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Engineering work details

Starts 30 Jun 2024 to 30 Jun 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Southeastern between London Charing Cross and Gravesend

Thameslink between West Hampstead Thameslink / Kentish Town / London Bridge and Gillingham / Rainham


Engineering work is taking place in the Dartford area, closing all lines.


Woolwich Line: Trains between London Cannon Street and Slade Green via Woolwich will run normally.

Bexleyheath Line: Services between London Victoria and Dartford will not run. Trains between London Cannon Street and Slade Green via Bexleyheath will run normally.

Sidcup Line: Trains between London Charing Cross and Gravesend will not run. Services between London Charing Cross and Dartford via Sidcup will only run between London Charing Cross and Sidcup.

Accessible buses will run between:

  • Slade Green and Gravesend calling at all stations.

  • Sidcup and Dartford calling at all stations.

Ticket acceptance:

You can use the Docklands Light Railway between Lewisham and Greenwich at no extra cost.


No Thameslink trains will run between Plumstead and Gravesend.

A revised Thameslink service will run between:

  • Kentish Town and Plumstead

  • Gravesend and Rainham

Ticket Acceptance:

You can use Southeastern trains between Plumstead and Slade Green, and rail replacement buses between Slade Green and Gravesend.

Check before you travel:

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

You can plan your journey on Docklands Light Railway by using the Transport for London Journey Planner

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages.

Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.