Future engineering work

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Amended services across the Southeastern network between Monday 19 and Friday 23 February

Start date
20/02/2018  00:00
End date
23/02/2018 
Route affected

Between London Victoria / London Charing Cross /  London St Pancras and Dartford / Tunbridge Wells / Ashford International / Dover Priory / Ramsgate / Gillingham / Faversham / Orpington

 
TOC(s) affected
Southeastern
Description

Each night between Monday and Friday, various engineering works are taking place in the Blackheath, Sevenoaks, Dover Priory and Strood areas. As a result, the following trains will be amended:

Monday to Thursday: 

The 23:09 London Charing Cross to Gillingham service will terminate at Strood. A replacement bus will run at 00:30 between Strood and Rochester, Chatham and Gillingham.

The 23:34 London Victoria to Gillingham service will terminate at Sole Street. A replacement bus will depart Meopham at 00:30, calling at Rochester, Chatham and Gillingham.

The 23:39 London Charing Cross to Gillingham service will terminate at Strood. A replacement bus will run at 01:00 between Strood and Rochester, Chatham and Gillingham.

The 23:55 London St Pancras International to Faversham service will terminate at Ebbsfleet International. A replacement bus will run at 00:25 between Ebbsfleet and Gravesend, Strood and Rochester. Customers for stations towards Faversham should travel to Rochester for a replacement bus to Rainham, connecting with services towards Faversham.

Tuesday only:

The 22:12 and 23:12 London St Pancras to Ramsgate service will extend to Margate and call additionally at Broadstairs.

The 22:25 London St Pancras to Ramsgate service will run as booked to Faversham, then divert to call at all stations to Ramsgate via Margate.

The 22:37 and 23:07 London Victoria to Ramsgate services will run as booked to Faversham, then call at all stations to Ramsgate via Margate.

The 22:50 Ramsgate to Faversham service will extend to Gillingham, calling additionally at Teynham, Sittingbourne, Newington and Rainham.

The 23:05 Dover Priory to Gillingham service will terminate at Faversham.

The 23:10 Ramsgate to Gillingham bus service will not run.

The 23:35, 23:36, 23:55 and 23:56 Faversham to Ramsgate bus services will not run.

Tuesday to Friday:

The 00:07 London Victoria to Ramsgate service will terminate at Meopham. A replacement bus will depart Meopham at 00:55, calling at Rochester, Chatham, Gillingham and Rainham. An additional service will depart Rainham at 01:57, calling at all stations to Ramsgate.

The 00:09 London Victoria to Dartford via Bexleyheath service will run as booked to Lewisham, then run fast to Dartford via Sidcup. A replacement bus will depart Lewisham for all stations to Dartford via Bexleyheath at 00:40.

The 00:15 London Charing Cross to Tunbridge Wells service will terminate at Sevenoaks. A replacement bus will depart Sevenoaks at 01:13, calling at all stations to Tunbridge Wells.

The 00:26 London Victoria to Dartford via Bexleyheath service will run as booked to Lewisham, then run fast to Dartford via Sidcup. A replacement bus will depart Lewisham for all stations to Dartford via Bexleyheath at 00:52.

The 00:37 London Victoria to Gillingham service will terminate at Meopham. A replacement bus will run from Meopham at 01:50 for Rochester, Chatham and Gillingham.

The 00:39 London Charing Cross to Gillingham service will terminate at Strood. A replacement bus will run from Strood at 01:58, calling at Rochester, Chatham and Gillingham.

The 04:05 Gillingham to London Charing Cross service will start from Strood. A replacement bus will run from Gillingham at 03:43, calling at Chatham, Rochester and Strood.

Tuesday to Thursday:

The 22:40 London Charing Cross to Dover Priory service will terminate at Ashford International. A replacement bus will depart Ashford International at 00:09 for all stations to Dover Priory except Westenhanger. A bus will run from Sandling to Westenhanger at 00:39, and from Westenhanger to Sandling at 00:21.

The 23:40 London Charing Cross to Dover Priory and Canterbury West service will run to Canterbury West only. A replacement bus will run from Ashford International at 01:09 for all stations to Dover Priory except Westenhanger. A bus will run from Sandling to Westenhanger at 01:35.

The 23:12 Ramsgate to Ashford International service will terminate at Dover Priory. A replacement bus will depart Dover Priory at 23:55 calling at all stations to Ashford International except Westenhanger. A minibus will depart Sandling for Westenhanger at 00:39, and from Westenhanger for Sandling at 00:21.

Wednesday only:

The 00:30, 00:31 and 01:30 Faversham to Ramsgate bus services will not run.

The 01:30 Faversham to Westgate on Sea bus service will not run.

Friday only:

The 00:25 London Victoria to Orpington service will run to Shortlands, not calling at stations between London Victoria and Orpington. A replacement bus will leave London Victoria at 00:28, calling at Herne Hill, then all stations to Bromley South, followed by Bickley, Petts Wood and Orpington.

The 00:37 London Victoria to Gillingham service will run to Bromley South. A replacement bus will depart London Victoria at 00:40, calling at Herne Hill, Penge East and Beckenham Junction.

Check before you travel:

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

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.