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 Woolwich Arsenal on Sunday 17 March

Start date
17/03/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Southeastern between London Charing Cross and Dartford via Woolwich Arsenal, and also London Cannon Street to London Cannon Street "rounder" services.

Thameslink between Kentish Town and Rainham

TOC(s) affected

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


London Cannon Street "rounder" services will not run, as London Cannon Street station is closed for engineering works. Services between London Charing Cross and Dartford via Woolwich Arsenal will be diverted to run via Bexleyheath to / from Dartford.

Replacement buses will run between Lewisham and Dartford, calling at all stations via New Cross and Woolwich Arsenal.


Trains will be unable to run between London Bridge and Dartford. A shuttle train service will operate between Dartford and Rainham.

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.