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 overnight trains between Lewisham and Dartford via Bexleyheath from Monday 25 to Thursday 28 June

Start date
25/06/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Southeastern between London Victoria / London Charing Cross / London Cannon Street and Dartford

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Lewisham and Dartford nightly from Monday evening until Friday morning, closing some lines.

The following trains will be diverted to run via Sidcup:

Monday to Thursday:

  • 23:24 London Charing Cross to Dartford.
  • 23:52 London Charing Cross to Dartford.

Tuesday and Wednesday:

  • 00:46 London Cannon Street to Dartford.

Tuesday to Friday:

  • 00:08 London Victoria to Dartford.

Thursday and Friday:

  • 00:26 London Charing Cross to Dartford.

Replacement buses will run from Lewisham to Dartford via Blackheath, calling at all booked stations.

On Monday to Thursday, the 23:36 London Victoria to Dartford will not call at Blackheath, Kidbrooke, Eltham, Falconwood, Welling, Bexleyheath or Barnehurst. A replacement bus will run from Lewisham to Dartford, calling at the above stations. 

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


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.