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 London Bridge and Plumstead on Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 March

Start date
14/03/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Southeastern between London Charing Cross and Dartford and also London Cannon Street to London Cannon Street circular services

Thameslink between Kentish Town and Rainham

TOC(s) affected

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


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

Trains between London Charing Cross and Dartford via Woolwich Arsenal will not run on Saturday, and will run via Bexleyheath on Sunday.

On Saturday, trains between London Cannon Street and Slade Green via Bexleyheath will be extended to run to / from Dartford.

A reduced service will be in operation on the Sidcup line, as trains between London Cannon Street and Slade via Sidcup will not run.

On Saturday, services between London Charing Cross and Hayes will additionally call at Lewisham. On Sunday, services between London Charing Cross and Gravesend will additionally call at Lewisham.

Ticket acceptance:

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


On Saturday, Thameslink services will be diverted to run via Bexleyheath, calling additionally at Lewisham, Blackheath, Eltham, Bexleyheath and Barnehurst. Customers for stations via Deptford and Woolwich Arsenal can use Southeastern replacement buses.

On Sunday, Thameslink services will only run between Dartford and Rainham. Customers can use Southeastern trains / bus services and London Buses between London Bridge and Dartford.

Check before you travel:

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

You can plan your journey on Docklands Light Railway 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.