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Alterations to late night / early morning Southeastern services from Monday 26 February to Friday 1 March  

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Engineering work details

Starts 26 Feb 2024 to 01 Mar 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 each night.

Monday only:

From 23:00 until the end of service, accessible buses will replace trains between Tonbridge and Wadhurst / Hastings.

Tuesday only:

From 23:40 until the end of service, accessible buses replace trains between:

  • 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 (minibus shuttle)

Monday and Wednesday only:

The 22:10 London Victoria to Dover Priory will run non-stop between Faversham and Dover Priory.

From 23:50 until the end of service, accessible buses replace trains between Sittingbourne and Faversham, Herne Bay and Ramsgate. 

(The accessible replacement buses will not serve Teynham, an accessible minibus will run between Sittingbourne and Faversham via Teynham)

The 23:20 and 23:50 London St Pancras International to Faversham services will be replaced by accessible buses between Ebbsfleet International / Gillingham and Faversham.

Monday to Thursday:

From 23:50 until the end of service, services between Bromley North and Grove Park will not run.

You will be able to use London Buses routes 126 & 261 at no extra cost between Bromley North & Grove Park.

Tuesday, Thursday and Friday only:

From 00:15 until the end of service, services between London Victoria and Orpington via Beckenham Junction will be diverted and run non-stop between London Victoria and Shortlands.

Accessible replacement buses will run between Herne Hill and Orpington via Beckenham Junction, calling at all stations (except Brixton) and also between Bromley South and London Victoria calling at all stations (except Brixton).

If you are travelling to or from Brixton you can use London Underground between Victoria and Brixton at no extra cost.

Friday only:

After 01:00, the last train between London and Dartford via Bexleyheath will be diverted to Slade Green, and connect with a replacement bus service between Slade Green and Dartford / Gravesend.

From 01:15 until the end of service, accessible buses replace trains between Slade Green and Dartford / Gravesend.

Check before you travel:

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

You can plan your journey on London Underground and London Buses by using the Transport for London 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.