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 27 September

Start date
27/09/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between London Charing Cross / London St Pancras International / Faversham and Dover Priory 

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Folkestone Central and Deal / Canterbury East, closing various lines.

Paddock Wood Line: London Charing Cross to Dover Priory services will be attached to London Cannon Street to Ramsgate trains which will be diverted to run via Maidstone East. The trains will be detached at Ashford and run between Ashford and Folkestone Central.

High Speed via Ashford: London St Pancras International to Ramsgate via Dover Priory services will only run between London St Pancras International and Folkestone Central.

Sole Street Line: Trains between London Victoria and Ramsgate will be extended and will run between London Victoria and Deal via Ramsgate. London  Victoria to Dover Priory services via Canterbury East 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 

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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.