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 Bexleyheath on Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 October

Start date
26/10/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between the following stations:

  • London Victoria and Gravesend
  • London Cannon Street and Dartford
  • London Cannon Street and Hayes
  • London Cannon Street circular
  • London Charing Cross and Dartford via Woolwich Arsenal
TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Blackheath and Barnehurst on Saturday and between Nunhead and Barnehurst / Charlton, closing the line via Bexleyheath.


Buses will replace trains between Lewisham and Dartford.

Trains between London Victoria and Gravesend are diverted to run via Sidcup calling at all stations between London Victoria and Sidcup. 


Buses will replace trains between New Cross and Dartford.

Trains between London Charing Cross and Dartford via Woolwich Arsenal are diverted to start / terminate at London Cannon Street.

Trains between London Cannon Street and Hayes are diverted to start/ terminate at London Charing Cross calling additionally at Waterloo East and London Bridge.

Ticket acceptance Sunday only

Dockland Light Railway and local bus routes P12, 78 and 484 between Greenwich and Lewisham.

London Underground on any reasonable routes between London terminals and Southwark / Waterloo East / London Bridge.

Local bus routes 21, 225 and 273 between New Cross, Lewisham and Hither Green.

Local bus routes P4, 284 and 122 between Lewisham and Ladywell.

Check before you travel:

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

You can plan your journey on Docklands Light railway, London Buses and London Underground by using the Transport for London 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.