Future engineering work

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See details of routes affected by planned engineering works, including when they take effect, maps of the affected area, alternative timetables, advice for alternative travel and real-time updates.

Amended evening / morning Southeastern services from Monday 23 to Friday 27 September

Start date
23/09/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected

Various Southeastern routes

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place at various points on the Southeastern network, closing some lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.


After 22:50, buses replace trains between Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells / Wadhurst. The last train from London Charing Cross to Hastings (departing London Charing Cross at 23:45) will be replaced by a bus between Tonbridge and Hastings.

Monday to Thursday:

The 23:55 London St Pancras International to Faversham service will be replaced by a bus between Ebbsfleet and Faversham.

After 23:55, buses replace trains between Maidstone East and Ashford International.


After 23:45, buses replace trains between Tunbridge Wells and Hastings.

Tuesday to Friday:

From 00:45 until the end of service, buses replace trains between Rochester and Rainham until the end of service. Shuttle trains will run between Rainham and Faversham / Ramsgate.

Wednesday and Thursday:

The 23:37 London St Pancras to Ramsgate service will be diverted after Ashford International to run via Canterbury West. A replacement bus will run from Ashford International to Ramsgate via Dover Priory.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.