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 late night trains between Hastings and Ashford International from approximately 21:00 Saturday 21 July

Start date
21/07/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Trains between Brighton / Eastbourne and Ore / Ashford International

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Hastings and Rye closing the line.

The following train alterations will apply:

The 21:49 Eastbourne to Ashford International is replaced by a bus between Hastings and Ashford International.

The 22:01 Brighton to Ore is replaced by a bus between Hastings and Ore.

The 23:25 Ashford International to Eastbourne is replaced by a bus throughout.

The 23:26 Ore to Brighton is replaced by a bus between Ore and Hastings.

Check before you travel:

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner. It is expected that journey planners will be updated by 20:00 on Friday to show alterations for Saturday and by updated by 20:00 on Saturday to show alterations for Sunday. On affected routes, journeys may be significantly altered and extended compared with the information shown in journey planners if you check before these times.

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.