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Amended late night / early morning Southeastern services between Monday 19 and Friday 23 August 

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Engineering work details

Starts 19 Aug 2024 to 23 Aug 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Various Southeastern routes

Description

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

Monday only:

From 22:45 until the end of service, accessible buses replace trains between Tonbridge and Wadhurst / Hastings.

Monday to Thursday

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

The 22:25* & 23:25 London Victoria to Ashford trains will be diverted between Otford and Ashford to run via Sevenoaks. Change at Otford for a connecting train to Maidstone East, and the onward replacement bus for stations to Ashford International.

*On Wednesday only, the 22:25 London Victoria to Ashford International train will run normally between London Victoria, Maidstone East and Ashford International.

The 00:25 London Victoria to Ashford International train 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.

From 23:55 until the end of service, buses replace trains between Beckenham Junction and Orpington calling at all stations.

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 trains will be replaced by accessible buses between Ebbsfleet International, Gillingham and Faversham calling at all stations except Higham, Newington and Teynham.

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 and St Leonards Warrior Square.

  • Tunbridge Wells and Robertsbridge (calling at all stations)

  • Battle and Crowhurst (mini bus shuttle)

Tuesday to Friday:

From 00:30 until the end of service, trains towards Orpington and Sevenoaks will not stop at Lewisham.

The following accessible buses will run:

  • 01:05 London Bridge to Lewisham non stop

  • 01:10 Lewisham to Orpington calling at all stations

Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

From 00:10 until the end of service, accessible buses replace trains between Gillingham and Faversham calling at all stations except Teynham. A connecting train will run from Faversham to Ramsgate. An accessible minibus will run between Sittingbourne and Teynham.

Wednesday and Thursday:

The 23:07 London St Pancras International to Ramsgate via Dover Priory service will run non stop between Dover Priory and Ramsgate via an alternative route calling additionally at Margate and Broadstairs. An accessible bus will run between Dover Priory and Ramsgate via Sandwich calling at all stations.

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.