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 High Speed services through Ashford International, and buses replace trains between Ebbsfleet, Ashford & Canterbury West on Sunday 23 February

Start date
23/02/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Southeastern between London Victoria / London Charing Cross / London St Pancras International and Canterbury West / Margate / Ramsgate / Dover Priory

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Ebbsfleet International and Ashford International / Canterbury West, closing all lines.

Replacement buses will run between:

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

No High Speed services will run through Ashford International. A shuttle train service will run between London St Pancras International and Ebbsfleet International, and also between Canterbury West and Margate. Additional fast train services will run between London Victoria and Ashford International.

London Charing Cross to Ramsgate via Canterbury West services (via Paddock Wood) will be diverted to run between Ashford International and Ramsgate via Dover Priory. These services will be further amended to run to / from London Cannon Street as a result of engineering work in the London Charing Cross area.

London Victoria to Canterbury West services (via Maidstone East) will be retimed, and will only run between London Victoria and Ashford International.

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.