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 Charlton via Greenwich on Sunday 2 August

Start date
02/08/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Southeastern London Cannon Street "rounder" services via Greenwich

Thameslink between Kentish Town and Rainham

TOC(s) affected

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


Trains that usually run to / from via Greenwich will be amended to run via Lewisham. Replacement buses will run between Lewisham and Charlton via New Cross and Greenwich.


Trains between Kentish Town and Rainham will run between London Bridge and Gillingham via Bexleyheath and will call additionally at Lewisham Blackheath, Eltham, Bexleyheath and Barnhurst.

For stations  missed by these diverted trains customers should use Southeastern replacement buses via Greenwich, and trains between Gillingham and Rainham.

Ticket acceptance:

Customers can use their tickets at no extra cost on Docklands Light Railway (DLR) services between Lewisham and Greenwich.

Check before you travel:

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

Although journey planners are showing correct, 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 Docklands Light Railway by using the Transport for London Journey Planner

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page

You can find the location of your bus replacement by typing in your station here