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.

Reduced Southeastern service from / to London Cannon Street on Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 March

Start date
07/03/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between London Cannon Street and Dartford, also between London Cannon Street and Hayes and the London Cannon Street circulars

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Deptford / Blackheath and Plumstead, closing the line.

As a result of this engineering work there will be a reduced service from / to London Cannon Street and the following alterations will apply:

Woolwich Line:

Saturday and Sunday:

  • Trains will run between Plumstead and Dartford only.
  • Buses will run between Lewisham and Plumstead via New Cross and Greenwich.

Bexleyheath Line:

Saturday only:

  • Cannon Street to Slade Green via Bexleyheath (and back to Cannon Street) will not run, and additional trains from London Cannon Street will run to Dartford via Bexleyheath.

Sunday only:

  • There will be additional services from Charing Cross to Dartford via Bexleyheath

Sidcup Line:


  • London Cannon Street to Cannon Street via Sidcup and Greenwich services will not run.


  • London Cannon Street to London Cannon Street via Sidcup and Greenwich services will not run.
  • London Charing Cross to Gravesend services will stop additionally at Lewisham.

Hayes Line:


  • London Charing Cross to Hayes services will stop additionally at Lewisham.

Ticket Acceptance:

London Underground between Charing Cross, Embankment, Waterloo, Southwark, London Bridge and London Cannon Street.

Docklands Light Railway between Lewisham and Greenwich.

London Buses on the following routes:

  • 21, 225, 273 between New Cross, Lewisham and Hither Green.
  • 122, 284 & P4 between Lewisham and Ladywell.

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.