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 evening trains between Lewisham and Dartford via Bexleyheath and Plumstead from Monday 20 to Friday 24 May

Start date
20/05/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected

Southeastern between London Victoria / London Charing Cross and Dartford

Thameslink between Dartford and Gillingham

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Lewisham and Charlton / Barnehurst overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning, closing both lines.

Southeastern - After 00:00 (Tuesday to Friday) until the end of service, buses will replace trains between:

  • Lewisham and Dartford via Woolwich Arsenal.
  • Lewisham and Dartford via Bexleyheath.

Trains will be diverted between Lewisham and Dartford to run via Sidcup.

Thameslink - Buses replace trains 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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.