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.

Amended Southeastern services from Monday 20 to Friday 24 November

Start date
20/11/2017  00:00
End date
24/11/2017 
Route affected

Various Southeastern routes

 
TOC(s) affected
Southeastern
Description

Overnight engineering work is taking place between Sole Street / Strood and Rainham and also between Ashford International and Dover Priory. The following services will be amended:

Monday, Wednesday and Thursday

23:09 and 23:39 London Charing Cross to Gillingham services will be replaced by buses between Strood and Gillingham

23:34 London Victoria to Gillingham service will terminate at Sole Street. A connecting bus service will run from Meopham, calling at Rochester, Chatham and Gillingham.

23:55 London St Pancras International to Faversham service will be replaced by a bus between Ebbsfleet International and Faversham.

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

22:40 London Charing Cross to Dover Priory service will be replaced by a bus between Ashford International and Dover Priory. Separate mini buses will run between Westenhanger and Sandling as coaches do not have road access to Westenhanger.

23:12 Ramsgate to Ashford International service will be replaced by a bus between Dover Priory and Ashford International. Separate mini buses will run between Westenhanger and Sandling as coaches do not have road access to Westenhanger.

23:37 London St Pancras International to Ramsgate service will run as normal to Ashford International, then run non stop to Ramsgate via an alternative route. A connecting bus service will run from Ashford International to Ramsgate via Dover, calling at all stations usually served by the train.

23:40 London Charing Cross to Dover Priory service will run as normal to Ashford International, then be diverted to terminate at Canterbury West. A bus will run from Ashford International to Dover Priory, calling at all stations except Westenhanger. A separate mini bus will run from Sandling to Westenhanger.

Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

00:07 London Victoria to Ramsgate service will terminate at Meopham. A bus will run from Meopham to Sittingbourne to connect with an additional train service from Sittingbourne to Ramsgate.

00:39 London Charing Cross to Gillingham service will be replaced by a bus between Strood and Gillingham

00:37 London Victoria to Gillingham service will be replaced by a bus between Meopham and Gillingham.

04:02 Gillingham to London Charing Cross service will be replaced by a bus between Gillingham and Strood. The bus will leave Gillingham at 03:39.

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Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.