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 Ashford and Ramsgate via Canterbury West on Sunday 12 April

Start date
12/04/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between London Victoria / London Charing Cross / London St Pancras International and Canterbury West / Ramsgate / Margate

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Ashford International and Minster via Canterbury West, closing all lines on Sunday.

  • High Speed via Ashford: London St Pancras International to Margate services will only run between London St Pancras International and Ashford International.
  • Paddock Wood Line: London Charing Cross to Ramsgate services will start from London Victoria (see engineering item between Lewisham and Orpington) and will terminate at Ashford International.
  • Maidstone East Line: Trains will between London Victoria and Canterbury West will only run between London Victoria and Canterbury West.

Replacement buses will run on the following routes:

  • Ashford International and Canterbury West (fast and all stations)
  • Canterbury West and Ramsgate calling at all stations.
  • Canterbury West and Margate calling at Ramsgate and Broadstairs only. 

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.