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.

No Southeastern High Speed services to / from Ashford International and buses replace trains between Ashford International and Canterbury West on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 January

Start date
04/01/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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All Southeastern routes via Ashford International / Maidstone West

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Ashford International and Canterbury West, closing all lines and part of Ashford International station.

Buses will replace trains between:

  • Ashford International and Canterbury West.
  • Ashford International and Ebbsfleet International.

A shuttle train service will run between Canterbury West and Margate.

High Speed services that usually run between London St Pancras International and Margate (via Canterbury West) and between London St Pancras and Ramsgate (via Dover Priory), will not run.

On Sunday, additional fast train services will run between Ashford International and London Victoria via Maidstone East.

Services between London Charing Cross and Ramsgate via Paddock Wood and Canterbury West will be diverted to run via Dover Priory, calling at all stations between Dover Priory and Ramsgate.

London Victoria to Canterbury West via Maidstone East will be amended to run between London Victoria and Ashford International only.

Stopping services on Saturday between London Victoria and Bromley South will run every 30 minutes. Other services to / from Bromley South will not run.

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.