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 Maidstone East and Ashford International on Sunday 1 July

Start date
01/07/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between London Victoria and Ashford International / Canterbury West

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Maidstone East and Ashford International on Sunday 1 July closing all lines.

Services between London Victoria and Canterbury West will run between London Victoria and Maidstone East only. Buses will replace trains between Maidstone East and Ashford international. Trains between London Charing Cross and Canterbury West / Dover Priory via Tonbridge are running as normal.

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


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.