Future engineering work

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Buses replace late night trains between Ashford International and Dover Priory from Tuesday 26 until Thursday 28 February

Start date
26/02/2019  00:00
End date
28/02/2019 
Route affected

Between London Charing Cross and Dover Priory, and also between London St Pancras International / Ashford International and Ramsgate 

 
TOC(s) affected
Southeastern
Description

Late night track work is taking place between Ashford International and Dover Priory, closing all lines.

The following changes will apply:

  • 22:40 London Charing Cross to Dover Priory will terminate at Ashford International - A replacement bus service run between Ashford International and Dover Priory, calling at Sandling, Folkestone West and Folkestone Central. A connecting minibus will be provided in both directions between Westenhanger and Sandling.
  • 23:40 London Charing Cross to Dover Priory will terminate at Ashford International - A replacement bus service run between Ashford International and Dover Priory, calling at Sandling, Folkestone West and Folkestone Central. A connecting minibus will be provided at Sandling towards Westenhanger.
  • 23:37 London St Pancras to Ramsgate, which usually runs via Dover Priory, will run non stop between Ashford international and Ramsgate via Canterbury West - A replacement bus will run in place of this train between Ashford International and Ramsgate via Dover Priory. 
  • 23:12 Ramsgate to Ashford International will terminate at Dover Priory - A replacement bus service will run from Dover Priory to Ashford International, calling at Folkestone Central, Folkestone West and Sandling. A connecting minibus will be provided in both directions between Westenhanger and Sandling.

 

An additional train will depart Dover Priory each night at 00:42, calling at all intermediate stations to Ramsgate.

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

Bicycles:

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.