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 service from Monday 6 to Friday 10 April

Start date
06/04/2020  00:00
End date
10/04/2020 
Route affected

Various Southeastern routes

 
TOC(s) affected
Southeastern
Description

Engineering work is taking place overnight at various locations on the Southeastern network, closing various lines.

Monday only:

  • From 22:50, buses replace trains between Tonbridge and Wadhurst. Trains will run from Wadhurst to Hastings, except for the last service which is replaced by a bus from Tonbridge to Hastings, and a mini bus shuttle will run from Battle to Crowhurst.

Tuesday only:

  • From 23:45, buses replace trains between Tunbridge Wells and Hastings, and a mini bus shuttle will run between Battle and Hastings.

Monday, Wednesday and Thursday:

  • From 23:45 until the end of service, buses will replace trains between Ebbsfleet & Faversham, Gillingham and Faversham and Sheerness and Sittingbourne. Connecting late night trains will run from Faversham to Ramsgate.

Monday to Wednesday:

  • From 23:55 until the end of service, there are no trains between Grove Park and Bromley North. You can use London Bus routes 126, 261 & 314 between Bromley North and Grove Park at no extra cost.

Tuesday to Friday

  • After 00:20 until the end of service, trains between Victoria and Bromley South are retimed and diverted to run via an alternative route between Victoria and Bromley South. A replacement bus will also run from Victoria to Orpington vie Herne Hill, leaving Victoria at 00:33, and also from Bromley South to Victoria leaving at 00:12.
  • After 00:00 until the end of service, trains towards Orpington will be diverted and unable to stop at Lewisham. Buses will replace trains between London Cannon Street or Charing Cross, New Cross, Hither Green and Orpington via Lewisham.
  • After 00:00 until the end of service, buses replace trains between Maidstone East and Ashford International.

Wednesday & Thursday only:

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

Thursday only:

  • From 21:05 until the end of service, there are no trains between Grove Park and Bromley North. You can use London Bus routes 126, 261 & 314 between Bromley North and Grove Park at no extra cost. 

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can plan your journey on London Buses by using the Transport for London 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.