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 24 February

Start date
24/02/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Southeastern between London Charing Cross and Dartford / Gravesend, and also London Cannon Street "rounder" services

Thameslink between Kentish Town and Rainham

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Deptford / Blackheath and Slade Green, closing all lines.


Buses will replace trains between Lewisham and Dartford, calling at all stations via New Cross, Greenwich and Woolwich Arsenal.

London Cannon Street to London Cannon Street "rounder" services will not run.

Services that usually run via Greenwich and Woolwich Arsenal will be diverted to run via Bexleyheath.


Services will be diverted between Deptford and Slade Green, and will additionally call at Lewisham, Blackheath, Eltham and Barnehurst. Customers for stations via Woolwich Arsenal can use Southeastern replacement buses.

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.