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 Otford and Maidstone East on Sunday 1 March

Start date
01/03/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Southeastern between London Victoria and Canterbury West

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Otford and Maidstone East, closing all lines.

As a result, buses will run between Sevenoaks and Maidstone East, calling at Otford, Borough Green, West Malling and Baring.

Customers travelling to / from London should travel on alternative services between London Charing Cross and Sevenoaks to connect with bus services.

Customers travelling to / from Bromley South / St Mary Cray / Swanley should use Thameslink services to / from Otford to connect with bus services.

A shuttle train service will run between Maidstone East 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.