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 late night / early morning Southeastern trains from Monday 30 September to Friday 4 October

Start date
30/09/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected

Various Southeastern routes

TOC(s) affected

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

The following alterations will apply:


After 22:50, buses replace trains between Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells and Wadhurst. The last train from Charing Cross to Hastings will be replaced by a bus from Tonbridge to Hastings.

Monday to Thursday:

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

After 23:15, buses replace trains between Lewisham and Hayes.

Tuesday to Thursday:

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

Tuesday to Friday:

After 00:45, buses replace trains between Rochester and Rainham until the end of service. Shuttle trains will be provided at Rainham to Faversham & Ramsgate.

After 01:15 until the end of service, buses replace trains between Slade Green or Barnehurst & Dartford. 

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.