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 overnight Southeastern trains from Monday 9 to Friday 13 March

Start date
09/03/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected

Various Southeastern routes

TOC(s) affected

Late night engineering work is taking place at various locations on the Southeastern network resulting in the closure of various lines each night, finishing at 05:00 Friday morning.

The following alterations will apply:

Monday to Thursday

The 23:55 London St Pancras International to Faversham is replaced by a bus between Ebbsfleet International and Faversham.

Monday, Wednesday and Thursday

The 23:15 Ramsgate to Gillingham service will be replaced by a bus between Sittingbourne and Gillingham.

Tuesday only

Scheduled late night buses between Faversham, Margate and Ramsgate will not run, and trains will run in their place at the same times as Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday nights.

Tuesday to Friday

After 00:10 until the end of service, buses replace trains between Swanley and Gillingham and trains will be diverted between Victoria and Rochester to run via Dartford. A minibus will run between Meopham and Sole Street.

Wednesday and Thursday

The 23:37 London St Pancras International to Ramsgate via Dover will be replaced by a bus between Dover and Ramsgate.

Wednesday to Friday

The 04:45 Tonbridge to London Charing Cross will have journey times extended by up to 9 minutes after leaving Tonbridge but will run as normal from London Bridge to London Charing Cross.

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.