Future engineering work

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Buses replace trains between Ashford International and Ebbsfleet International / Canterbury West on Sunday 21 June

Start date
21/06/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected

Southeastern between London Charing Cross / London St Pancras International and Ashford International / Canterbury West / Dover Priory / Margate / Ramsgate

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place at Ashford International station, and also between Ashford International and Canterbury West, closing various lines.

Buses will replace trains between:

  • Ebbsfleet International and Ashford International.
  • Ashford International and Canterbury West (non-stop).
  • Ashford International and Canterbury West (all-stops).

High Speed services that usually run between London St Pancras and Margate will not run. High Speed services between London St Pancras and Ramsgate via Dover Priory will run between London St Pancras and Ebbsfleet International only. Additional fast train services will run between London Charing Cross and Ashford via Tonbridge.

Services between London Charing Cross and Ramsgate via Canterbury West (and Paddock Wood) will be diverted t o run via Dover Priory and Sandwich instead. Additional trains will run from Canterbury West to Margate via Ramsgate.

Trains that usually run via Maidstone East will run between Borough Green & Wrotham and Ashford International only.

Check before you travel:

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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.