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Amended late night / early morning Southeastern services from Monday 29 July to Friday 2 August 

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Engineering work details

Starts 29 Jul 2024 to 02 Aug 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Various Southeastern routes


Engineering work is taking place at various locations on the Southeastern network, closing some lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

Monday only:

Engineering work which usually takes place every Monday night between Ashford International and Canterbury West will not take place, and trains will run normally between Ashford International and Ramsgate via Canterbury West.

Monday to Thursday:

From 23:15 until the end of service, accessible buses replace trains between Dartford and Gravesend.

The 23:50 London St Pancras International to Faversham service will be replaced by accessible buses between Ebbsfleet International, Gillingham and Faversham calling at all stations except Higham, Newington and Teynham.

Tuesday to Friday:

From 00:15 until the end of service, trains via Maidstone East will be diverted after Otford to run to / from / via Sevenoaks.

Accessible replacement buses will run between:

  • Sevenoaks and Maidstone East calling at all stations except East Malling.

  • Maidstone East and Ashford International calling at all stations.

  • West Malling and East Malling minibus shuttle.

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.

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages.

Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.