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.

No trains at London Cannon Street and buses replace trains between Lewisham and Charlton on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 August

Start date
10/08/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Southeastern between London Cannon Street and Hayes / Crayford / Barnehurst / Slade Green / Dartford / Orpington / Ramsgate

Thameslink between Rainham and Dartford

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between London Cannon Street and New Cross / Greenwich, closing some lines.


No trains will run to / from London Cannon Street. Buses will replace trains between Lewisham and Charlton via Deptford.


  • A reduced service will run on lines via Woolwich and also lines via Sidcup.
  • On Saturday a reduced service will run via Bexleyheath. On Sunday, a normal service of two trains per hour will run to / from London Victoria via Bexleyheath.
  • On Saturday, services to / from Hayes will run at a reduced frequency with trains additionally stopping at Lewisham. On Sunday, trains to / from Hayes will run to / from London Charing Cross instead of London Cannon Street.
  • On Saturday, services that usually run between London Cannon Street and Orpington will be amended to run between New Cross and Orpington. On Sunday, services will run as usual.

Ticket acceptance:

Valid tickets can be used on any reasonable route:

  • Between Greenwich and Lewisham on Docklands Light Railway (DLR) services.
  • Between London Victoria / London Charing Cross / Embankment / Southwark / London Bridge / Cannon Street / North Greenwich on London Underground services.
  • On London Overground services via Canada Water for Jubilee Line connections.


Thameslink services will run between Dartford and Rainham only. Customers should use Southeastern trains / buses between London and Dartford.

Check before you travel:

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

You can plan your journey on Docklands Light Railway / London Underground 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

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.