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 Dover Priory and Folkestone West / Canterbury East / Deal on Sunday 30 September

Start date
30/09/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Southeastern between London Victoria / London Charing Cross / London St Pancras and Canterbury East / Ramsgate / Dover Priory /

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Folkestone Central and Deal / Canterbury East, closing all lines.

Replacement buses will run between Folkestone West and Deal, and also between Canterbury East and Dover Priory.

Services that normally run to Dover Priory / Ramsgate via Folkestone West will be amended to run to / from Folkestone Central.

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.