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 4 to Friday 8 May

Start date
04/05/2020  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 some lines.

From Monday to Friday the following alterations will apply:

Monday to Thursday:

The 23:45 London Charing Cross to Hastings train is replaced by a bus between Tunbridge Wells and Hastings. A mini bus shuttle will run from Battle to Crowhurst.

Tuesday to Friday:

From 00:10 until the end of service, buses replace trains between London Victoria and Bromley South via Beckenham Junction. Trains will be diverted to run via Catford instead.
Passengers for Brixton can use London Underground Victoria Line at no extra cost.

From 00:30 until the end of service, buses replace trains between Lewisham and Dartford via Woolwich.

Tuesday and Wednesday:

The 00:02 / 00:32 London Cannon Street to Dartford trains will be diverted to run via Bexleyheath instead of Greenwich. Replacement buses will run between London Cannon Street and Dartford via Greenwich and Woolwich.

Wednesday and Thursday:

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

Thursday and Friday:

From 00:30 until the end of service, buses replace trains between Minster / Ramsgate and Margate.

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.