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 Borough Green & Wrotham and Maidstone East on Saturday 24 March

Start date
24/03/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between London Victoria and Canterbury West

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Otford and Maidstone East closing the line.

Trains that usually run between London Victoria and Canterbury West will be amended to run between London Victoria and Sevenoaks via Otford. Buses will run between Sevenoaks and Maidstone East, calling at Borough Green & Wrotham, West Malling and Barming. A mini bus will run between West Malling and East Malling.

An amended train service will run between Maidstone East and Canterbury West

Check before you travel:

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

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


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.