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Amended late night / early morning Southeastern services from Monday 11 to Friday 15 December 

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Engineering work details

Starts 11 Dec 2023 to 15 Dec 2023

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. ​​​​​​​

Monday only:

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

The final 3 Maidstone East Line services of the evening will divert to Sevenoaks after Otford. Change at Sevenoaks for a replacement bus to the Maidstone East Line. Buses will replace trains between Otford and Ashford International via Maidstone East.

Tuesday only:

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

  • Tunbridge Wells and Battle (calling at Wadhurst only)

  • Battle and Hastings (calling at all stations except Crowhurst)

  • Tunbridge Wells and Robertsbridge (calling at all stations)

  • Battle and Crowhurst (mini bus shuttle)

Monday, Wednesday and Thursday:

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

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 23:55 until the end of service, buses replace trains between Beckenham Junction and Orpington.

From 23:55 until the end of service, trains towards Orpington and Sevenoaks will not stop at Lewisham. If you are travelling to / from Lewisham you will need to change at Hither Green for services towards Orpington and Sevenoaks. An accessible bus will also leave London Bridge at 01:07 calling at all stations to Orpington via Lewisham.

Tuesday and Thursday:

The 22:25 and 23:25 London Victoria to Ashford International services will be replaced by accessible buses between Maidstone East and Ashford International.

Tuesday to Friday:

The 00:25 London Victoria Ashford International service will be replaced by an accessible bus between Maidstone East and Ashford International.

Tuesday, Thursday and Friday:

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

Wednesday and Thursday:

The 23:07 London St Pancras International to Ramsgate service will be replaced by an accessible bus between Dover Priory and Ramsgate.

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.

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