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.

Reduced Southeastern service to / from London St Pancras from 23:20 on Saturday 15 until 08:30 on Sunday 16 September

Start date
15/09/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Southeastern between London St Pancras and Faversham / Margate / London St Pancras

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between London St Pancras and Stratford International, closing some lines.

On September 15 and 16 there will be additional engineering work taking place overnight at London St Pancras International affecting platforms 11-13.

The following trains will start at Stratford International during the evening of the 15 and early morning of the 16 September, and we strongly advise you to use services from our other London terminals if you can, or use London Underground / Docklands Light Railway services to Stratford at no additional charge.

  • 20:25 London St Pancras to London St Pancras via Faversham and Ramsgate.
  • 21:50 Margate to London St Pancras.
  • 22:11 Ramsgate to London St Pancras.
  • 23:55 London St Pancras to Faversham - Alternative travel 00:10 London Charing Cross to Gravesend. 00:10 London Victoria to Faversham (not calling at Gravesend or Strood).



  • 00:12 London St Pancras to Ashford International - Alternative travel 00:25 London Victoria to Ashford International via Maidstone East.
  • 07:00 Faversham to London St Pancras.
  • 08:25 London St Pancras to Ramsgate via Faversham - Alternative travel 08:10 London Charing Cross to Ramsgate via Tonbridge and Ashford.

You can use Docklands Light Railway / London Underground services to continue your journey into central London at no extra charge.

Travelling to or from Ebbsfleet International?

Customers can use London Underground / Docklands Light Railway to / from Stratford (at no extra charge), but please allow yourself extra time for the journey.

Buses will operate between London St Pancras International and Stratford International but these will take considerably longer than the normal train service and we recommend you use the alternative routes detailed above if you can.

To plan your journey, use the National Rail Journey Planner (TIP: To see the best options for your journey, use "London" as your origin or destination)

Ticket acceptance:

Valid tickets to / from Stratford International can be used on DLR and London Underground services on the Central and Jubilee lines by any reasonable route and also between London Liverpool Street and Stratford using Greater Anglia services.

Check before you travel:

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

You can plan your journey on DLR / London Underground by using the Transport for London 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.