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 between Deptford / Lewisham and Plumstead via Charlton on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 January

Start date
18/01/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Southeastern between London Charing Cross and Dartford and the London Cannon Street Circular.

Thameslink between Kentish Town and Rainham

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place on Saturday, between Deptford / Blackheath and Plumstead and on Sunday between Deptford / Blackheath and Slade Green, closing all lines.

All weekend, no trains will run between London Bridge / Lewisham and Plumstead via Charlton.



Buses will run between Lewisham and Plumstead calling at St Johns, New Cross and then all stations to Plumstead.


Buses will run between Lewisham and Dartford calling at St Johns, New Cross and then all stations to Dartford via Charlton. 

The London Cannon Street circular will only run between London Cannon Street and Dartford via Sidcup. 


Trains are diverted between via Bexleyheath calling at Lewisham, Blackheath, Eltham, Bexleyheath and Barnehurst.

Customers for station via Charlton should use Southeastern replacement buses.

Ticket acceptance

Southeastern customers may use Docklands Light Railway between Lewisham and Greenwich.

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.