Future engineering work

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Buses replace trains between Slade Green / Sidcup and Dartford / Gravesend on Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 September

Start date
05/09/2020  00:00
End date
06/09/2020 
Route affected
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Southeastern between London Charing Cross / London Victoria and Gravesend

Thameslink between Luton and Rainham

 
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Description

Engineering work is taking place between Slade Green / Sidcup and Gravesend, closing various lines.

Southeastern 

On Saturday, buses will replace trains between Slade Green and Dartford, an also Sidcup and Dartford.

On Sunday, buses replace trains between Slade Green and Gravesend, and between Sidcup and Dartford.

Woolwich Line: Trains will ruin between London Cannon Street and Slade Green via Woolwich. Trains which normally run from Slade Green to London Cannon Street via Sidcup will run via Bexleyheath Instead. London  Charing Cross to Dartford via Woolwich services will only run between London Charing Cross and Slade Green.

Bexleyheath Line:

Saturday: London Victoria to Dartford services will be diverted and will run between London Victoria and Sidcup instead. Additional services will run between Slade Green and London Charing Cross via Bexleyheath. Slade Green to London Cannon Street via Sidcup services will also be diverted to run via Bexleyheath, providing additional services to London Cannon Street from the Bexleyheath line.

Sunday: London Victoria to Dartford services will not run. Additional services will run between London Charing Cross / London Cannon Street and Slade Green via Bexleyheath.

Sidcup Line: London Victoria to Dartford services will run between London Victoria and Sidcup instead. London Cannon Street to Slade Green via Sidcup services will be diverted to run via Bexleyheath instead. London Charing Cross to Gravesend services will not run.

Replacement buses will run on the following routes:

  • Sidcup to Dartford
  • Slade Green to Dartford (Saturday)
  • Slade Green to Gravesend (Sunday)

You can use the Docklands Light Railway between Lewisham & Greenwich at no extra cost.

Thameslink:

No trains will run between Plumstead and Dartford / Gravesend. Customers can use Southeastern train / bus services instead.

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 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 checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages.