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Alterations to some late night and early morning Southeastern services between Monday 18 and Friday 22 March 

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Engineering work details

Starts 18 Mar 2024 to 22 Mar 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 only:

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

Monday to Thursday:

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

The 22:37 Tonbridge to Gillingham service will be only run between Tonbridge and Strood. Change at Strood for a connecting train to Gillingham.

Tuesday to Friday

From 01:00 until the end of service accessible buses replace trains between Meopham and Gillingham.

The 04:17 Gillingham to Tonbridge service will start from Strood at 04:33. A replacement bus will leave Gillingham at 03:58 calling at all stations to Strood.

The 00:25 London Victoria to Ashford International service will be diverted and run non stop from Bromley South to Ashford.  An additional train will run between Maidstone East and Ashford, departing at 01:27.

Accessible replacement buses will run between:

  • Bromley South and Borough Green & Wrotham, calling at all stations except Eynsford and Shoreham.

  • Borough Green & Wrotham and Ashford International, calling at West Malling, Barming, Maidstone East, Bearsted and Lenham.

  • West Malling and East Malling minibus shuttle.

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 & St Leonards Warrior Square.

  • Tunbridge Wells and Robertsbridge, calling at all stations.

  • Battle and Crowhurst mini bus shuttle.

The weekly engineering work on Tuesday nights between Faversham, Margate and Ramsgate will not take place and trains will run normally.

Wednesday to Friday

From 00:15 until the end of service, accessible buses replace trains between Lewisham and Dartford via Bexleyheath. Trains will be diverted to run via Sidcup instead.

Wednesday and Thursday:

The 23:07 St Pancras International to Ramsgate via Dover 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.