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 4 to Friday 8 November

Start date
04/11/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected

Various Southeastern routes

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place on the Southeastern network at various locations, closing various lines. The engineering works start at approximately 23:00 to 04:00 each night finishing at 04:00 Friday morning.

The following alterations will apply:

Monday, Wednesday and Thursday

After 23:45, buses will replace trains between:

  • Gillingham and Faversham
  • Sittingbourne and Sheerness-on-Sea
  • Ebbsfleet International and Faversham

Tuesday to Friday

After 00:15, trains will be diverted between Lewisham and Dartford via Bexleyheath and will not call at stations via Sidcup.

Replacement buses will run between Lewisham and Dartford / Gravesend via Sidcup.

Wednesday and Thursday

The 23:37 London St Pancras International to Ramsgate via Dover, is replaced by a bus between Dover and Ramsgate.

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

The 01:07 Ashford International to Canterbury West is replaced by a bus throughout.

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.