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 Southeastern services from Monday 19 to Friday 23 August

Start date
19/08/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected

Various Southeastern routes

TOC(s) affected

Overnight engineering work is taking place at various locations on the network from Monday 19 to Friday 23 August. As a result of this, the following alterations will apply:

Monday to Thursday

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

The 23:42 London Victoria to Gillingham service will terminate at Sole Street. A bus replacement service will run from Meopham to Gillingham. Please change at Meopham for the replacement bus service, not Sole Street.

Tuesday to Friday

The 00:10 London Victoria to Ramsgate service will be replaced by a bus between Strood and Sittingbourne.

The 00:40 London Victoria to Gillingham service will be replaced by a bus between Meopham and Gillingham.

After 00:15, buses will replace trains between Lewisham and Hither Green. Trains from London to Orpington via Grove Park will not call at Lewisham.

After 01:00, buses will replace trains between Maidstone East and Ashford International.

Tuesday only

Late night trains will run normally between Faversham, Margate and Ramsgate, and the replacement buses that normally run each Tuesday between Faversham and Ramsgate, and Ramsgate and Margate will not run.

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.