Future engineering work

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Buses replace trains between Slade Green / Sidcup and Gravesend on Sunday 1 December

Start date
01/12/2019  00:00
End date
01/12/2019 
Route affected
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Southeastern between London Charing Cross and Dartford and the London Cannon Street circular

Thameslink between West Hampstead Thameslink and Rainham

 
TOC(s) affected
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Description

Engineering work is taking place between Slade Green / Sidcup and Gravesend, closing some lines.

Southeastern

Woolwich Line:

  • London Charing Cross trains will run between London Charing Cross and Slade Green, and will then continue back towards London Charing Cross via Bexleyheath.
  • London Cannon Street trains will run normally as far as Slade Green and then run back towards London Cannon Street via Bexleyheath instead of via Sidcup.

Sidcup Line:

  • London Cannon Street trains will be diverted after Lewisham to run between Lewisham and Slade Green via Bexleyheath.
  • London Charing Cross trains will run between London Charing Cross and Sidcup only.

Bexleyheath Line:

  • London Victoria to Dartford trains will not run, but there will be additional services between London Charing Cross / London Cannon Street and Slade Green via Bexleyheath. These trains will then continue back towards London Charing Cross & London Cannon Street via Greenwich. If you are travelling Dartford, you will need to change at Slade Green for the replacement bus services.
  • There will be no trains at Dartford station all day.
  • Replacement buses will run on the following routes:
  • Slade Green to Gravesend
  • Sidcup to Dartford

Thameslink

Thameslink train services run will run between Kentish Town and Plumstead (after 10:00) and between Gravesend and Rainham. Customers should use Southeastern trains / buses between Plumstead and Gravesend.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages.

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.