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 to / from London Cannon Street and buses replace trains between New Cross and Dartford on Sunday 9 August

Start date
09/08/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Southeastern to / from London Cannon Street, and also trains via New Cross / Greenwich

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place at London Cannon Street, and also between New Cross and Woolwich, closing all lines.


No trains will run to or from London Cannon Street.

Buses will also replace trains between Lewisham and Dartford, running via New Cross and Woolwich /Greenwich.

Additional train services will run on the Bexleyheath line between London Charing Cross and Dartford.

Services between London Charing Cross and Gravesend via Sidcup will run via Lewisham.

Trains that run between London Charing Cross and Hayes will not call at New Cross or St Johns.

Ticket acceptance:

Valid tickets can be used on London Underground services between Charing Cross, Embankment, Southwark, London Bridge and Cannon Street, and on Docklands Light Railway services between Greenwich and Lewisham.


It is not yet known how Thameslink will be affected by this engineering work.

Check before you travel:

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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