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Train companies affected:National Rail

Amended late night / early morning Southeastern services from Monday 22 to Friday 26 January 

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Engineering work details

Starts 22 Jan 2024 to 26 Jan 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Various Southeastern routes


Engineering work is taking place overnight at various locations on the Southeastern network, closing some lines. ​​​​​​​

Monday to Thursday:

  • From 23:35 until the end of service, accessible buses replace trains between Maidstone East and Ashford International.

  • The 22:25 and 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 service to Maidstone East, and the onward replacement bus for stations to Ashford International.

  • The 00:25 London Victoria to Ashford International 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.

Monday, Wednesday and Thursday:

  • From 00:10 until the end of service, accessible buses replace trains between Gillingham and Faversham. A connecting train will run from Faversham to Ramsgate.  The accessible replacement buses will not serve Teynham, an accessible minibus will run between Sittingbourne and Faversham via Teynham.

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

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

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday:

  • 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 London Victoria and Brixton at no extra cost. 

Wednesday only:

  • From 00:10 until the end of service services between Bromley North and Grove Park will not run. You will be able to use London Bus routes 126 & 261 at no extra cost between Bromley North & Grove Park. 

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.