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 Plumstead via Greenwich on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 January

Start date
25/01/2020  00:00
End date
26/01/2020 
Route affected
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All Southeastern routes via Greenwich / Woolwich Arsenal

Thameslink between Kentish Town and Rainham

 
TOC(s) affected
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Description

Engineering work is taking place between Deptford / Blackheath and Plumstead, closing all lines.

Southeastern:

Buses will replace trains between Lewisham and Plumstead via New Cross, Greenwich and Woolwich.

On Saturday, trains that normally run between London Cannon Street and London Cannon Street via Bexleyheath and Woolwich will instead be amended to run between London Cannon Street and Dartford.

Trains that usually run between London Cannon Street and London Cannon Street via Sidcup will be amended to run between London Cannon Street and Dartford. On Sunday, these trains will additionally stop at Lewisham.

On Saturday, trains between London Charing Cross and Hayes will additionally call at Lewisham.

Thameslink:

Services will be diverted, and will not run via Greenwich or Woolwich Arsenal, and will additionally call at Lewisham, Blackheath, Eltham, Bexleyheath and Barnehurst.

Customers for stations between Deptford and Slade Green should use Southeastern replacement buses.

Ticket acceptance:

Valid Southeastern tickets can be used on DLR services between Greenwich and Lewisham.

Check before you travel:

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

You can plan your journey on London Buses 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.