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 on routes through Dover Priory on Wednesday 1 January

Start date
01/01/2020  00:00
End date
01/01/2020 
Route affected
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Between Ashford International / London Victoria / London St Pancras International  / London Charing Cross / London Cannon Street and Ramsgate / Dover Priory / Faversham / London St Pancras International 'Circular service'

 
TOC(s) affected
Southeastern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Folkestone Central and Deal, closing all lines.

As a result of this, buses will replace trains on the following routes:

  • between Folkestone West and Deal
  • between Canterbury East and Dover Priory

The following alterations will also apply to train services:

High Speed line - Trains between London St Pancras International and Ramsgate via Dover Priory will only run between London St Pancras International and Folkestone Central. Passengers requiring stations on to Deal should depart at Folkestone West for the replacement bus service to Deal.

Trains between London St Pancras International and Ramsgate via Faversham will be extended to run to Deal.

Paddock Wood line - Trains between London Charing Cross and Dover Priory will only run between London Charing Cross and Folkestone Central. Passengers requiring stations on to Deal should depart at Folkestone West for the replacement bus service to Deal.

Sole Street line - Trains between London Victoria and Dover Priory will only run between London Victoria and Canterbury East. Passengers requiring stations on to Dover Priory should use the rail replacement bus service onto Dover Priory.

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.