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Amended late night / early morning Southeastern services from Tuesday 27 to Friday 30 August 

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Engineering work details

Starts 27 Aug 2024 to 30 Aug 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Various Southeastern services

Description

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

Tuesday only:

From 23:40 until the end of service accessible buses replace trains between Tunbridge Wells and Hastings, running 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 23:45 until the end of service, accessible buses replace trains between Lewisham and Dartford / Gravesend via Sidcup.

Tuesday to Friday:

The 04:35 Swanley to London Victoria service will start at Bromley South at 04:48. An accessible bus will leave Swanley at 04:05, calling at all stations to Bromley South to connect with the train.

Wednesday to Friday:

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

Accessible buses will run between:

  • Bromley South and Ashford International calling at all stations except Eynsford, Shoreham, Kemsing, East Malling, Hollingbourne and Harrietsham.

  • West Malling and East Malling minibus shuttle

An additional train will run between Maidstone East and Ashford, leaving Maidstone East at 01:27, calling at Bearsted only for passengers to leave the train.

The 00:40 London Victoria to Gillingham service will leave London Victoria at 00:42, and will be diverted and run non-stop between London Victoria and Rochester. For stations between Bromley South and Meopham, you should use the retimed London Victoria to Ashford International train to connect with an accessible replacement bus from Bromley South to Gillingham, calling at all stations except Sole Street.

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 replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.