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 late night Southeastern services from Monday 14 until Friday 18 September

Start date
14/09/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected

Various Southeastern routes

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between at various locations each night, closing some lines.


From approximately 22:50, buses will replace trains between Tonbridge and Wadhurst.

Trains will run from Wadhurst to Hastings, except for the last service which is replaced by a bus from Tonbridge to Hastings, and a mini bus shuttle will run from Battle to Crowhurst.

The scheduled engineering work from Ashford International to Canterbury West is not taking place so trains will run instead of replacement buses.

Monday - Thursday:

From approximately 23:50 until the end of service, there will be no trains between Grove Park and Bromley North.

You can use London Bus routes 126, 261 & 314 between Bromley North and Grove Park, at no extra cost.

Tuesday - Thursday:

From approximately 23:45, buses will replace trains between Tunbridge Wells and Hastings, and a mini bus shuttle will run between Battle and Hastings.

Tuesday - Friday:

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

The 00:28 London Victoria to Orpington service will run non stop between London Victoria and Shortlands. Replacement buses will run between London Victoria and Orpington calling at stations via Herne Hill.

Ticket acceptance:

You can plan your journey on London Buses by using the Transport for London Journey Planner

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Although journey planners are showing correct, your journey may be subject to alteration at short notice due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Please check before your journey.

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages.