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 services from Monday 24 to Friday 28 February

Start date
24/02/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected

Various Southeastern routes

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place at various points on the Southeastern network, closing some lines overnight between Monday evening and Friday morning.

Monday to Thursday:

The 22:57 London Cannon Street to Hayes service will terminate at Lewisham, and will be replaced by a bus between Lewisham and Hayes.

London Victoria:

After 23:30 each night until the end of service, some services will depart London Victoria up to 5 minutes later than usual. We strongly advise you check the time of your train using the Journey Planner link below.

Additionally, the 23:55 London St Pancras to Faversham service will terminate at Ebbsfleet International, with a replacement bus running between Ebbsfleet International and Faversham.

Monday, Wednesday and Thursday:


After 23:50 each night, buses will replace trains between Sittingbourne and Sheerness-on-Sea.

Tuesday to Friday:

From 00:00 until the end of service each night, buses will replace trains between Maidstone East and Ashford International / Canterbury West.

Tuesday, Thursday and Friday:

From 00:00 until the end of service each night, buses will replace trains between Gillingham and Faversham. A connecting train service will run between Faversham and Ramsgate.

Wednesday and Thursday:

The 23:37 London St Pancras International to Ramsgate via Ashford International service will terminate at Dover Priory. A replacement bus will run from Dover Priory to Ramsgate, setting down only 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.