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 Southeastern services Monday 27 April to Friday 01 May

Start date
27/04/2020  00:00
End date
01/05/2020 
Route affected

Various Southeastern routes

 
TOC(s) affected
Southeastern
Description

Engineering work is taking place late night / early morning on the Southeastern network, closing some lines.

Monday to Thursday:

  • The 23:45 London Charing Cross to Hastings service is replaced by a bus between Tunbridge Wells and Hastings. A mini bus shuttle will run from Battle to Crowhurst.
  • From 23:15 until the end of service, buses replace trains between Dartford and Gravesend.
  • From 23:50 until the end of service buses replace trains between Ebbsfleet and Faversham

Tuesday to Friday:

  • From 01:15 until the end of service, buses replace trains between Slade Green and Dartford.

Wednesday & Thursday:

  • From 23:55 until the end of service, buses replace trains between Ashford, Dover, and the last bus will be extended to Ramsgate. The 23:37 London St Pancras International to Ramsgate will be diverted to run between Ashford and Ramsgate via Canterbury West. A minibus shuttle will run between Sandling and Westenhanger.

Thursday only:

  • The 23:10 London Victoria to Ramsgate is replaced by buses between Faversham and Ramsgate. One bus will stop at all stations, one will run non stop to Margate then all stations to Ramsgate

Friday only:

  • The 00:10 London Victoria to Ramsgate is replaced by buses between Sittingbourne and Ramsgate. One bus will run non-stop from Sittingbourne to Faversham, Faversham to Margate then all stations to Ramsgate. Then next bus will run non-stop to Faversham then all stations to Westgate -on-Sea. A minibus will run from Sittingbourne to Teynham. 

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.