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.

Amended service to / from Lewisham on Sunday 15 July

Start date
15/07/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Southeastern between London Victoria / London Charing Cross / London Cannon Street and Hayes / Dartford / Gravesend / Sevenoaks 

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Nunhead and Slade Green, and also in the Lewisham area, closing all lines.

Replacement buses will run from New Cross, calling at Lewisham then all stations to Dartford via Bexleyheath.

Southeastern services running to / from Hayes, Sevenoaks, Dartford and London Cannon Street circular services will be amended, diverted or cancelled.

Ticket acceptance:

Valid tickets can be used on London Underground services between London Terminals, Southwark, Waterloo East and London Bridge.

Tickets can also be used on Docklands Light Railway services and also local bus routes P12, 78 and 484 between Greenwich and Lewisham.

Local bus routes 21, 225 and 273 can be used between New Cross, Lewisham and Hither Green. Local bus routes P4 and 284 can be used between Ladywell and Lewisham.

Check before you travel:

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

You can plan your journey on London Underground, Docklands Light Railway and local buses by using the Transport for London 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


Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.