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.

Alterations to services via Dover Priory on Sunday 5 July

Start date
05/07/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between London St Pancras International and Ramsgate; and also between London Charing Cross / London Victoria and Dover Priory

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Borough Green & Wrotham and Ashford International and also between Folkestone Central and Canterbury East / Deal, closing various lines.

  • High Speed via Ashford: Trains between London St Pancras International and Ramsgate via Dover Priory will only run between London St Pancras International and Folkestone Central. Ramsgate to London St Pancras International via Faversham services will start from Deal.
  • Paddock Wood line: London Charing Cross to Dover Priory services will only run between London Charing Cross and Folkestone Central.
  • Sole Street Line: London Victoria to Dover Priory services will only run between London Victoria and Canterbury East.

Replacement buses will run on the following routes:

  • Canterbury East to Dover Priory
  • Folkestone West to Deal. You should change at Folkestone West for the bus services towards Dover Priory and Deal
  • Borough Green & Wrotham to Maidstone East all stations except East Malling
  • Maidstone East to Ashford International calling at all stations
  • West Malling to East Malling (minibus)

Buses will also replace trains between Borough Green & Wrotham and Ashford International.

  • Trains will run between Victoria and Borough Green & Wrotham only. London Charing Cross to Ramsgate services will call additionally at Chilham and Chartham.

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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.