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 trains from Monday 20 to Friday 24 April

Start date
20/04/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected

Various Southeastern routes

TOC(s) affected

Overnight engineering work is taking place at various location on the Southeastern network closing various lines.

The following alterations will apply:

Monday - 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.

Monday to Thursday - The 23:55 London St Pancras International to Faversham will be replaced by a bus between Ebbsfleet International and Faversham.

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

Tuesday to Friday - From 00:30 until the end of service, buses replace trains between Meopham, Gillingham and Sittingbourne. Trains will still be able to serve Sole Street, but passengers should change at Meopham for replacement buses to Rochester and beyond. A connecting train will run from Sittingbourne to Ramsgate.

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday - After 00:15, until the end of service, buses replace trains between Lewisham and Dartford via Bexleyheath. Trains will be diverted to run via Sidcup instead.

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

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.