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Train companies affected:Greater Anglia, Stansted Express, CrossCountry

Amended late night / early morning Southeastern trains from Tuesday 28 to Friday 31 May 

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Engineering work details

Starts 28 May 2024 to 31 May 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 Tuesday evening until Saturday morning.

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 and St Leonards Warrior Square.

  • Tunbridge Wells and Robertsbridge (calling at all stations).

  • Battle and Crowhurst (mini bus shuttle).

Tuesday to Thursday:

From 23:35 (Tuesday and Thursday evenings) / 00:45 (Thursday morning) until the end of service, accessible buses replace trains between Maidstone East and Ashford International calling at all stations.

The 22:25 London Victoria to Ashford International (Tuesday and Thursday only) service will be diverted between Otford and Ashford International to run via Sevenoaks. Change at Otford for a connecting train to Maidstone East, and the onward replacement bus for stations to Ashford International.

The 23:25 London Victoria to Ashford International services will be diverted between Otford and Ashford International to run via Sevenoaks. Change at Otford for a connecting train to Maidstone East, and the onward replacement bus for stations to Ashford International.

The 00:25 London Victoria to Ashford International (Wednesday to Friday) service will only run between London Victoria and Maidstone East.

Trains between London Charing Cross / London Cannon Street and Maidstone East will stop additionally at Kemsing, East Malling and Barming.

Tuesday and Thursday:

From 23:55 until the end of service, buses replace trains between Beckenham Junction and Orpington calling at all stations.

Wednesday and Thursday:

From 23:20 until the end of service, accessible buses replace trains between Sittingbourne and Sheerness-on-Sea.

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

Thursday and Friday:

From 00:10 until the end of service, accessible buses replace trains between Gillingham, Faversham and Herne Bay calling at all stations except Teynham. A connecting train will run from Herne Bay to Ramsgate. An accessible minibus will run between Sittingbourne and Teynham

From 00:30 until the end of service, trains towards Orpington and Sevenoaks will not stop at Lewisham. The following accessible buses will run:

  • 01:05 London Bridge to Lewisham non stop.

  • 01:10 Lewisham to Orpington calling at all stations.

Friday only:

The 23:30 Dartford to London Charing Cross will be diverted between Charlton and London Bridge and will stop additionally at Greenwich. An accessible bus will run from Charlton to London Bridge calling at Blackheath and Lewisham.

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.