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Alterations to late night / early morning Southeastern services between Monday 10 and Friday 14 June 

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Engineering work details

Starts 10 Jun 2024 to 15 Jun 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Various routes

Description

Engineering work is taking place on various routes on the Southeastern network, closing some lines.

Monday Only:

From 23:45 until the end of service, accessible buses replace trains between Tonbridge and Wadhurst / Hastings.

Monday to Thursday:

The 23:50 London St Pancras International to Faversham service will be replaced by accessible buses between Ebbsfleet International, Gillingham and Faversham calling at all stations except Higham, Newington and Teynham.

Tuesday, Thursday and Friday:

From 00:25 until the end of service, accessible buses replace trains between Meopham and Gillingham / Sittingbourne calling at all stations except Sole Street. A connecting train will run from Sittingbourne to Ramsgate.

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).

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

Tuesday to Friday:

  • The 04:17 Gillingham to Tonbridge service will start from Strood at 04:30. A replacement bus will leave Gillingham at 03:55 calling at all stations to Strood.

  • The 00:25 London Victoria to Ashford International service will be retimed to 00:26 and also diverted from Bromley South to Ashford International calling at Sevenoaks. An additional train will run between Maidstone East and Ashford International, departing at 01:27.

    • At 01:15, a relacement bus will run from Swanley to Barming calling at all stations except Kemsing and East Malling. (Connecting minibus shuttle between West Malling and East Malling)

      (To connect to this bus at Swanley, use the 00:40 London Victoria to Meopham / Rochester train)

    • At 02:26, a replacement bus will run from Barming to Ashford International, calling at all stations except Harrietsham, Hollingbourne and Charing for customers to disembark only.

Wednesday Only:

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

Wednesday to Friday:

From 00:10 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 London St Pancras International to Ramsgate via Dover Priory service will run non stop between Dover Priory and Ramsgate via an alternative route. An accessible buses will run between Dover Priory and Ramsgate via Sandwich calling at all stations.

Check before you travel:

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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.