Future engineering work

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Buses replace trains between Hither Green and Sidcup / Dartford on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 July

Start date
04/07/2020  00:00
End date
05/07/2020 
Route affected

Southeastern routes to / from London Charing Cross / London Cannon Street

 
TOC(s) affected
Southeastern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Hither Green and Sidcup on Saturday and between Hither Green and Dartford on Sunday, closing various lines.

Saturday:

Sidcup Line: Trains will run between Sidcup and Dartford. Buses will run between Lewisham and Sidcup. Passengers from Albany Park, Bexley and Crayford should travel via Dartford for a quicker journey towards London.

Replacement buses will run between Lewisham and Sidcup.

Grove Park Line: London Cannon Street to Orpington services will not run but London Charing Cross to Sevenoaks services will still run normally.

Bromley North Line: The Bromley North to Grove park shuttle will run half-hourly.

Woolwich Line: There will be fewer trains each hour as services which run between London Cannon Street and London Cannon Street via Sidcup and Woolwich will not run.

Ticket Acceptance:

You can use London Bus routes 225 & 273 between Lewisham and Hither Green at no extra cost.

Sunday:

Sidcup Line: London Charing Cross to Gravesend services will be diverted to run via Bexleyheath. London Cannon Street to London Cannon Street via Sidcup and Woolwich services will run via Bexleyheath instead of Sidcup.

Replacement buses will run between Lewisham and Dartford via Sidcup.

Grove Park Line: London Charing Cross to Sevenoaks services will run non stop from London Bridge to Hither Green.

Ticket Acceptance:

You can use London Bus routes 225 & 273 between Lewisham and Hither Green at no extra cost.

Check before you travel:

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

Although journey planners are showing correctly, your journey may be subject to alteration at short notice due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Please check before your journey.

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.