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 Woolwich until 09:30 on Sunday 22 March

Start date
22/03/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Southeastern between London Cannon Street and Slade Green and

London Charing Cross and Dartford and also

London Cannon Street rounder

Thameslink between London Bridge and Rainham

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place until 09:30 between Deptford / Blackheath and Plumstead, closing all lines.


  • Woolwich Line: Buses will replace trains between Lewisham and Dartford via Woolwich until 09:30 (times may vary depending on which station passengers are travelling from). London Charing Cross to Dartford via Woolwich services will run via Bexleyheath instead. London Cannon Street to London Cannon Street via Greenwich and Sidcup will not run until the line re-opens.
  • Sidcup Line: London Cannon Street services will not run until the Woolwich line has reopened so there will be fewer trains until approximately 09:30

Ticket acceptance:

Passengers can use the Docklands Light Railway between Greenwich to Lewisham until 09.00 Sunday. 


Trains between Kentish Town and Rainham will run between Dartford and Rainham only. Customers should use Southeastern services between Dartford and London.

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.