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.

Buses replace trains between Ashford international and Ramsgate via Canterbury West on Sunday 1 December

Start date
01/12/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between London Victoria and Ashford International / Canterbury West

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Ashford International and Ramsgate, closing all lines.

  • High Speed: London St Pancras to Margate via Canterbury West services will only run between London St Pancras and Ashford International
  • Paddock Wood Line: Trains between London Charing Cross and Ramsgate will terminate at Ashford international.
  • Maidstone East Line: London Victoria to Canterbury west services will run from London Cannon Street instead, and will terminate at Ashford International.

Replacement buses will run on the following routes:

  • Ashford International to Margate, calling at Canterbury west, Ramsgate, Broadstairs and Margate
  • Ashford International to Ramsgate calling at all stations.
  • Ashford International to Canterbury west calling at all stations. 

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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.