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Last updated:Today at 08:47
Train companies affected:Gatwick Express, Southern, Thameslink
Last updated:Today at 08:44
Train companies affected:Elizabeth line, Great Western Railway

Alterations to late night / early morning Southeastern services between Monday 29 April and Friday 3 May 

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Engineering work details

Starts 29 Apr 2024 to 03 May 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 to Thursday

From approximately 23:00 until the end of service, engineering work will affect trains on the Hayes line:

From the 22:52 until the 23:22 London Charing Cross to Hayes service, these trains will be diverted after New Beckenham to run to Bromley South. After 23:30, no further trains will run from London to stations on the Hayes line.

From 22:55 until the end of service, accessible buses will run between Lewisham and Hayes.

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

Tuesday to Friday:

The 04:17 Gillingham to Tonbridge service will start from Strood at 04:33. A replacement bus will leave Gillingham at 04:00 calling at all stations to Strood.

Tuesday, Thursday and Friday:

From 00:20 until the end of service, accessible buses replace trains between Meopham and Sittingbourne / Gillingham. A connecting train will run from Sittingbourne to Ramsgate.

Tuesday only:

The weekly engineering work that takes place every Tuesday night between Faversham, Margate and Ramsgate will not take place and trains will run normally between these stations.

Wednesday only:

From 00:30 until the end of service, accessible buses replace trains between Rochester and Sittingbourne / Gillingham. A connecting train will run from Sittingbourne to Ramsgate.

Wednesday and Thursday:

The 23:07 London St Pancras International to Ramsgate via Dover Priory service will be replaced by an accessible bus between Dover Priory and Margate calling at all stations except Thanet Parkway and Dumpton Park.

Wednesday to Friday:

From 00:20 until the end of service, accessible buses replace trains between Lewisham and Dartford via Bexleyheath. Trains will be diverted to run via Woolwich instead.

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.