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 13 to Friday 17 July

Start date
13/07/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected

Various Southeastern routes

TOC(s) affected

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

The following alterations will apply:

Monday only:

  • From 22:50 until the end of service, buses replace trains between Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells and Wadhurst. The last bus from Tonbridge to Wadhurst will run through to Hastings, and a connecting minibus will run from Battle to Crowhurst.

Monday to Thursday:

  •  From 23:45 until the end of service, buses replace trains between Ebbsfleet International and Faversham.

Tuesday only:

  • From 23:40 until the end of service, buses replace trains between Tunbridge Wells and Hastings. A minibus shuttle will run between Battle and Crowhurst.

Tuesday to Friday:

  • From 00:15 until the end of service, buses replace trains Lewisham and Dartford via Bexleyheath or Woolwich. Trains via Greenwich are not affected and will run via Greenwich and Woolwich normally.
  • From 00:35 until the end of service, buses replace trains between Meopham and Sittingbourne. Connecting trains will run between Sittingbourne and Ramsgate.

Wednesday and Thursday

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

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