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Amended late night / early morning Southeastern services from Monday 2 to Friday 6 September 

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Engineering work details

Starts 02 Sep 2024 to 06 Sep 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Various Southeastern routes

Description

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

Monday only:

From 22:45 until the end of service, accessible buses replace trains between Tonbridge and Wadhurst / Hastings.

Tuesday only:

From 23:40 until the end of service accessible buses replace trains between Tunbridge Wells and Hastings and will run between:

  • Tunbridge Wells and Hastings calling at Wadhurst, Battle, West St Leonards & St Leonards Warrior Square

  • Tunbridge Wells and Robertsbridge calling at all stations

  • Battle and Crowhurst mini bus shuttle.

The weekly Tuesday night engineering work between Faversham and Margate / Ramsgate will not take place, and trains will run normally between these stations.

Monday to Thursday:

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 & Teynham.

The 04:14 Gillingham to Tonbridge service will start from Strood at 04:30. A replacement bus will leave Gillingham at 03:53 calling at all stations to Strood.

Tuesday to Friday:

From 00:15 until the end of service, buses replace trains between Meopham and Gillingham / Faversham / Whitstable, and between Gillingham, Faversham, Herne Bay.

Accessible buses will run between:

  • Meopham and Gillingham calling at all stations except Sole Street.

  • Meopham and Whitstable calling at all stations except Sole Street and Teynham (Tuesday & Thursday only)

  • Sittingbourne and Teynham minibus (Tuesday & Thursday only)

  • Meopham and Sittingbourne calling at all stations except Sole Street (Thursday & Friday only)

A connecting train will run from Sittingbourne (Wednesday & Friday) / Whitstable (Tuesday & Thursday) to Ramsgate.

The 00:25 London Victoria to Ashford International service will be diverted after Bromley South calling at Orpington, Sevenoaks & Ashford.

An accessible buses will run between Bromley South and Borough Green & Wrotham calling at St Mary Cray, Swanley and Otford.

A connecting train will run between Borough Green & Wrotham and Ashford International calling at all stations except Hollingbourne, Harrietsham & Charing.

The 04:14 Gillingham to Tonbridge service will start from Strood at 04:30. A replacement bus will leave Gillingham at 03:53 calling at all stations to Strood.

Wednesday and Thursday:

The 23:07 London St Pancras International to Ramsgate via Dover service will be replaced by an accessible bus between Dover Priory and Margate calling at all stations except Thanet Parkway & Dumpton Park.

Wednesday to Friday:

From 00:10 until the end of service, accessible buses replace trains between Lewisham and Dartford / Gravesend via Bexleyheath. Trains will be diverted to run via Sidcup instead.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

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.